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* http://lca2014.linux.org.au/programme/miniconfs
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* The OpenStack miniconf has a site up at [http://sites.rcbops.com/lca2014_openstack/ http://sites.rcbops.com/lca2014_openstack/]
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= Open infrastructure =
* The Multimedia and Music miniconf website can be found at [http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2014_mmm/ http://www.annodex.org/events/lca2014_mmm/]
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References on open source and standards, case studies like OpenStack, Drupal, and what FOSS brings to government
* The Haeksen website can be found at [http://haecksen.net/haecksen-2014-call-proposals http://haecksen.net/haecksen-2014-call-proposals]
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* The Systems Administration miniconf site is at [http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/cfp14.html]
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* The Arduino miniconf site is at [http://www.arduinominiconf.org/index.php/Main_Page]
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== Drupal - open web platform for governments ==
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* Each mini conf includes the following:
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Global list of Government sites - https://groups.drupal.org/government-sites
# 1x Speaker Ticket for the Key miniconf Organiser. Includes 1x speakers dinner ticket.
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# 4x Two Day Miniconf Tickets for allocation to Speakers(These doesn't include a Speakers or Professionals level ticket or speakers dinner ticket)
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=== Distributions & Themes ===
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aGov
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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
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Canada - Web Experience Toolkit
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* https://github.com/wet-boew/wet-boew-drupal/
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Dutch government house style theme
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* https://drupal.org/project/rijkshuisstijl
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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
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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
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* Open data workshop by Helen Ensikat - link TBA
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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.
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* Request and vote up datasets from government at the data.gov.au Data Request Site http://datagovau.ideascale.com/ :)
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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 maniplulate the data that you want.
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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

Revision as of 09:15, 8 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

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 maniplulate the data that you want.

References