Garage48 Open Data & Public Services 2015

When 27-29 March, 2015

Where Riga, Latvia

  • Overview
  • Agenda
  • 2000 EUR Special prize from Clusterpoint and up to 6 Lumia 1520  from Microsoft!

    Garage48 Open Data & Public Services is a gathering of developers, designers, visionaries, citizens, statisticians and mathematicians to write applications, liberate data, create visualisations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the municipality of Riga. No matter what skills you possess - everybody who wants to build something is welcome! We want to engage people from different levels of experience: from students to experienced professionals. There will be quite a lot of data to work with and make life in the city better! 

    Garage48 has a flexible schedule. We have some key activities that needs to be planned ahead. 
    Here is our tentative schedule, at least you know when to show up :) 
    Friday, 27th of March
    • 17:30 - Check-in, networking & snacks
    • 18:15 - Opening remarks
    • 18:45 - Pitching ideas in 90"
    • 19:45 - Coffee Break
    • 20:00 - Pitching ideas in 90"
    • 21:00 - Team formation
    • 22:00 - Team work begins!
    Saturday, 28th of March
    • 09:00 - Coffee & light breakfast.  Development continues
    • 10:00 - Checkpoint #1
    • 11:00 - Mentors go around
    • 13:00 - Lunch
    • 16:00 - Start-up storytelling presentation
    • 19:00 - Dinner
    • 20:00 - Checkpoint #2. Development continues...
    Sunday, 29th of March
    • 09:00 - Coffee & light breakfast. Development continues
    • 10:00 - Checkpoint #3
    • 11:00 - Pitch drill session #1
    • 13:00 - Lunch 
    • 14:00 - Pitch drill session #2
    • 17:00 - Coffee break with light meal/snacks
    • 17:30 - Final event & LIVE stream
    • 20:00 - Winners & networking
    NB! Schedule is tentative, changes are possible and likely to happen.   
    WHAT IS SAID

    #G48BIGOPENDATA #G48RIGA

    THE SUPERSTARS
    The Mentors

    Agris Ameriks
    Riga City Councillor
    Aigars Macins
    Technical Evangelist at Microsoft
    Raimonds Simanovskis
    Founder and Core Developer of eazyBI
    Elise Sass
    Advisor at Garage48
    Uldis Bojars
    Semantic Web Researcher, Co-Founder of the SIOC Project
    Jurgis Orups
    CTO at Clusterpoint
    Martin Verrev
    Creative Engineer at Littlebit and lecturer at TalTech
    Edzus Zeiris
    Deputy Director of Development at ZZ Dats
    Kaspars Berzins
    Management & Policy Consulting Professional

    Organizers

    Oskars Gauks
    Garage48 events & sponsors
    Emil Syundyukov
    Founder @ Health Hackers

    Partners