Open Data Hong Kong news roundup (22 April)

Roundup of Open Data Hong Kong news – 22 April, 2014

Next ODHK events:

This evening! Open LegCo & Open Data @ 7pm in Wan Chai!

with LegCo Secretary General Kenneth Chen (Meet.19) - Tuesday, April 22


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Our speaker will be Kenneth Chen, Secretary General of the LegCo Secretariat will present “Open Legco”, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council’s foray into the Open Data space, as well as speak about the opportunities of open data for civic engagement, politics and legislation in Hong Kong, and the challenges for government to get with Open Data.

More info here:

ODHK HacKnight! (Meet.20) - in two weeks (7 May)

The second in a series of monthly hack nights for members to get together and work on their open data projects. If you have an idea, already working on a project, or just want to lend a hand and find out more about open data, come on out. People will pitch and present their projects for others to decide or start their own. No technical skills required – everyone has something they can contribute. Bring your laptop!

More info here:

Want more events?

Here you go! See calendar of Open Data – relevant events here:

Happy to add your open data-related events.



  • Congratulations! Open Data projects and groups are winning awards!
    • Data-HK wins the coveted ICT Students Award! Congrats Ron Tam, Ding Lam, Solomon Yan, Alfred Lai for getting gold! Props to Sctt Brady D and Cyrus Wong for mentoring this fantastic team. Discuss on Facebook
    • Kites wins gold in the Entrepreneurial Innovation category – congrats Alan Tsui, Alger Hoi, Edwin Shao and team! Discuss on Facebook

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