Registration for Open Government Data Camp 2011 is now open!

    The following is a cross post from Jonathan Gray, Community Coordinator at the Open Knowledge Foundation.

    We’re delighted to announce that registration for

    You can find out more about the event here:

    If you’d like to know more about open government data, you can see our short #opendata film, which was shot at last year’s camp.

    Update: EU Travel Bursary for Open Government Data Camp 2011

    The European Commission has very kindly offered to provide an EU travel bursary for Open Government Data Camp 2011. It will cover travel and accommodation for up to 30 participants from across Europe. You can find full details here:

    Here’s an excerpt:

    Who should apply?

    The bursary is open to all citizens and residents of EU27 member states. We are particularly interested in supporting the participation of:

    • Developers, NGOs, journalists and SMEs interested in working with open data to provide value to society through new projects or digital services
    • Students or researchers studying legal or policy aspects of Public Sector Information (PSI) or open data
    • Civil servants interested in helping to start or run open data initiatives – particularly in countries that currently do not currently have them

    The successful applicants will be nominated by an panel of leading open data experts from across Europe.


    How to apply?


    If you would like to apply, please fill out the application form by 2200 CEST on 7th September 2011. We will inform you of the decision of the panel by the 14th September 2011.