Meet.19: Open LegCo and Open Data

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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.

With projects like “Open LegCo“, the Legislative Council attaches great importance to the promotion of openness and public access to information about the work of the Legislature. Check it out:
http://www.legco.gov.hk/general/english/open-legco/

The Secretary General is the chief executive of the Secretariat, providing guidance and direction to the Secretariat’s 500 staff in supporting the work of the LegCo and managing the facilities and services provided in the LegCo Complex. The Secretary General is also Clerk to the LegCo and the principal adviser to the President of LegCo on procedural matters. He is responsible to the Chairman of the Commission for the effective management of the Secretariat with complete political impartiality.


Agenda:

  • 7:00 Networking
  • 7:15 Opening up – what is Open Data, about ODHK (Bastien)
  • 7:30
    • Open LegCo and Open Data
    • Q&A or moderated discussion
    • Open Data News Roundup, Announcements & short demos of anything
  • Open to Networking



Whether you’re already familiar with Open Data or just want to find out what it is, come to our regular meetup. No technical skills required. Come out and meet fellow Hong Kong Open Data enthusiasts.

Date:

Tuesday April 22, at 7pm

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LOCATION

DIFFERENT Location: Delaney’s Wan Chai

Address: 2/F, One Capital Place – 18 Luard Road, Wan Chai


Whether you’re already familiar with Open Data or just want to find out what it is, come to our regular meetup. No technical skills required. Come out and meet fellow Hong Kong Open Data enthusiasts.

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