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Accommodation this year is being handled by the University Colleges directly
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'''Google map to help determine walking distances and such [https://maps.google.com.au/maps/ms?msid=203690229318625352519.0004e5ac798d2734b1b8a&msa=0 Click Here.]'''
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= Open infrastructure =
* We recommend staying in the colleges as it's a very short 5-10 min walking distance to LCA.
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References on open source and standards, case studies like OpenStack, Drupal, and what FOSS brings to government
* Keeps you close to all the action and social activities.
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* Our LCA team will be staying at Trinity and St Georges College's.
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* Wheel chair access under the highway, it is a flat ramp with a bit of an incline.
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* Trinity would be a better place to stay for wheel chair accessibility.
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== St George's College ==
 
* Rooms are available and reserved for LCA2014.
 
* Various Room types, check the college website or contact the college for more information
 
* http://www.stgeorgescollege.com.au/accommodation/room-types-and-amenities/
 
* https://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=-31.973989,115.821624&ll=-31.973471,115.821626&spn=0.005825,0.006588&num=1&t=m&z=17&iwloc=A
 
'''# Booking form here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sKhso2N9zy7gC68UhDTd_KvNqbsoLgH0SjYVVeOzqOA/viewform
 
  
== Trinity College ==
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== Drupal - open web platform for governments ==
  
Trinity
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Global list of Government sites - https://groups.drupal.org/government-sites
230 Hampden Road
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CRAWLEY WA 6009
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Tel: +618 9423 9423
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=== Distributions & Themes ===
Fax: +618 9423 9422
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aGov
Email: admin@trinity.uwa.edu.au
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* website http://agov.com.au
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* project https://drupal.org/project/agov
  
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Open Public
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* website http://openpublicapp.com/
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* project https://drupal.org/project/openpublic
  
* Rooms are available and reserved for LCA2014.
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Canada - Web Experience Toolkit
* Various Room types, check the college website or contact the college for more information
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* https://github.com/wet-boew/wet-boew-drupal/  
* http://www.trinity.uwa.edu.au/
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* https://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=-31.975773,115.81434&num=1&t=h&z=17
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'''# Booking form here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sKhso2N9zy7gC68UhDTd_KvNqbsoLgH0SjYVVeOzqOA/viewform
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== Booking confirmation information once form is filled out ==
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Dutch government house style theme
The lca2014 team have received your request for accommodation and a reservation has been made for your room.
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* https://drupal.org/project/rijkshuisstijl
  
The college will contact you for a final booking confirmation, including room information and check in check out details within 3 business days.
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US HowTo
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* http://www.howto.gov/web-content/technology/content-management-systems/drupal-best-practices-for-government
  
Full payment to the College is required on checkout.
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= Open data =
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References on opening up raw government data, what is needed from government, case studies, etc
  
For any changes or questions about accommodation, please contact the College directly:
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* The government data landscape in Australia was mapped out at http://agict.gov.au/blog/2013/10/26/government-data-landscape-australia including data projects, policies, standards, communities and other initiatives relating to government.
St Georges College http://www.stgeorgescollege.com.au/
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* Request and vote up datasets from government at the data.gov.au Data Request Site http://datagovau.ideascale.com/ :)
Trinity College http://www.trinity.uwa.edu.au/
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Please visit the Transport Page on how to get to and from the Airport https://lca2014.linux.org.au/wiki/Main_Page#Airport_shuttle_transport for information
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=== Public Sector Data Workshop ===
  
Thanking you lca2014 team
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Practical workshop with a focus on developing research skills in the field, both online and offline.
http://lca2014.linux.org.au #lca2014
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Run by http://www.twitter.com/helenensikat
  
== Internet ==
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Key issues covered:
* Internet should be provided by the college. Colleges use BigAir to provide their Internet Wifi/LAN
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* Groundwork for research
* Wireless Internet access should be available in and around the university. *still to be confirmed*
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* Getting the most out of Google
* Wired Internet access will be available at the university
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* Searching beyond the surface web
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* National and State libraries
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* Working with messy data
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* Using existing research to find leads
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* Requesting data and information from other people
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* Data quality, copyright, and referencing
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* Discussion of useful resources of various flavours
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The slides are largely a set of visual prompts for the talk rather than a standalone pack; ping Helen on Twitter if you want further detail on any of the topics mentioned:
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http://bit.ly/publicsectordataslides
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A link bundle containing all the websites, resources, and example searches mentioned in the workshop is available here: http://bit.ly/publicsectordatalinks
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= Open information =
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References on FOI and related topics, case studies
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= Open communities =
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References on open government work happening in the community, getting FOSS developers and methdologies into government, building bridges between gov, community and industry
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[http://www.govpond.org GovPond]: A searchable index of Australian State and Federal Government data + federated searching of Government and domain specific data catalogues (e.g. CSIRO, AODN, Social Sciences Data).
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=Discussions=
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===Government organisation===
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* Discussed HM Revenue and customs who can refund in seconds, but also debit your account instantly as well. The key point is that there are upsides and downsides to being able to do this.
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* The use of Bitcoin for transparency and accountability
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* Currently http://data.gov.au/ publishes read-only data; allow community collaborators (members of the public, contractors to public works, etc) to directly update or contribute to http://data.gov.au/ data sets; possible use cases:
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** Extend the API to allow data to be updated
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** Directly update data via web form
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** Indirectly update data by synchronising previously-exported data; for example: http://data.gov.au/ data might have been submitted to http://www.openstreetmap.org/; when that data is updated on http://www.openstreetmap.org/, those changes could be synchronised back into http://data.gov.au/
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* [https://lca2014.linux.org.au/wiki/User:Andrew_Buckeridge Andrew Buckeridge] in my preferred plaintext.
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** Discussed ignorance of the CC-BY attribution license recommended by the Government 2.0 Taskforce.
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** Discussed those helpful people that manipulate the data that you want.
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* 2014 wishlist for Western Australia (contact Helen Ensikat with any queries or follow-up: http://www.twitter.com/helenensikat/)
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** A mandate & commitment to progress in ICT / Open Data by the Premier, catching up to other States
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** Allocating on ICT / e-Gov as a Ministerial Portfolio
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** Establishment of an ICT / data / e-Gov team in Premier and Cabinet or Finance
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** Roadmap and policy document based on international best practice
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** Establishment of responsibility for implementing this policy at a senior level in departments and agencies
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** Public release of progress in implementation of and compliance with policy
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** Public KPIs for senior staff and for the Minister responsible for the area
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** Mechanism to support and reward departments innovating in the area
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** Establishment of programme to showcase existing work and datasets in this area to public/other departments/industry
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** Annual Perth-based Open Gov and Digital Citizenship conference
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** Roadmap to data.wa.gov.au with CKAN install / accessible API
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= References =
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* Gov 2.0 blog posts from Federal Government CTO, inc data.gov.au team http://www.finance.gov.au/category/gov-20/
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* State of the Nation slides/notes - http://www.slideshare.net/greebo/state-of-the-nation-open-gov-miniconf-2014
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* Lightning talk on food compostion data - http://www.foodcomposition.co.nz
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* WFS map feature data downloader: http://github.com/grahame/whiffy

Latest revision as of 13:02, 10 January 2014

Please log in to the wiki and add any links or reference material you think is useful, under the appropriate theme. This will then be published after the conference as a wrap up post for others in the OpenGov community across Australia.

Contents

Open infrastructure

References on open source and standards, case studies like OpenStack, Drupal, and what FOSS brings to government


Drupal - open web platform for governments

Global list of Government sites - https://groups.drupal.org/government-sites

Distributions & Themes

aGov

Open Public

Canada - Web Experience Toolkit

Dutch government house style theme

US HowTo

Open data

References on opening up raw government data, what is needed from government, case studies, etc

Public Sector Data Workshop

Practical workshop with a focus on developing research skills in the field, both online and offline. Run by http://www.twitter.com/helenensikat

Key issues covered:

  • Groundwork for research
  • Getting the most out of Google
  • Searching beyond the surface web
  • National and State libraries
  • Working with messy data
  • Using existing research to find leads
  • Requesting data and information from other people
  • Data quality, copyright, and referencing
  • Discussion of useful resources of various flavours

The slides are largely a set of visual prompts for the talk rather than a standalone pack; ping Helen on Twitter if you want further detail on any of the topics mentioned: http://bit.ly/publicsectordataslides

A link bundle containing all the websites, resources, and example searches mentioned in the workshop is available here: http://bit.ly/publicsectordatalinks

Open information

References on FOI and related topics, case studies

Open communities

References on open government work happening in the community, getting FOSS developers and methdologies into government, building bridges between gov, community and industry

GovPond: A searchable index of Australian State and Federal Government data + federated searching of Government and domain specific data catalogues (e.g. CSIRO, AODN, Social Sciences Data).

Discussions

Government organisation

  • Discussed HM Revenue and customs who can refund in seconds, but also debit your account instantly as well. The key point is that there are upsides and downsides to being able to do this.
  • The use of Bitcoin for transparency and accountability
  • Currently http://data.gov.au/ publishes read-only data; allow community collaborators (members of the public, contractors to public works, etc) to directly update or contribute to http://data.gov.au/ data sets; possible use cases:
  • Andrew Buckeridge in my preferred plaintext.
    • Discussed ignorance of the CC-BY attribution license recommended by the Government 2.0 Taskforce.
    • Discussed those helpful people that manipulate the data that you want.
  • 2014 wishlist for Western Australia (contact Helen Ensikat with any queries or follow-up: http://www.twitter.com/helenensikat/)
    • A mandate & commitment to progress in ICT / Open Data by the Premier, catching up to other States
    • Allocating on ICT / e-Gov as a Ministerial Portfolio
    • Establishment of an ICT / data / e-Gov team in Premier and Cabinet or Finance
    • Roadmap and policy document based on international best practice
    • Establishment of responsibility for implementing this policy at a senior level in departments and agencies
    • Public release of progress in implementation of and compliance with policy
    • Public KPIs for senior staff and for the Minister responsible for the area
    • Mechanism to support and reward departments innovating in the area
    • Establishment of programme to showcase existing work and datasets in this area to public/other departments/industry
    • Annual Perth-based Open Gov and Digital Citizenship conference
    • Roadmap to data.wa.gov.au with CKAN install / accessible API

References