ODI Fridays: The role of open data in delivering Bristol’s new Smart City Strategy

  • London United Kingdom
  • Start: Oct 18 2019 13:00
  • Finish: Oct 18 2019 14:00
  • Time zone: Europe/London

ODI Fridays are free lunchtime lectures for everyone. You bring your lunch, we provide tea and coffee, an interesting talk, and enough time to get back to your desk.
Marius and Steve from Bristol City Council will be talking about city's innovative approach to open data, with a focus on air quality data. Marius will describe the council’s engagement projects and collaboration with city partners and the role of open data in delivering on the commitments in the Mayor’s One City Plan as well as Bristol’s new Smart City Strategy.
Steve will explain the context of air quality management in the city as well as the technical aspects of integrating a range of real time air quality data sources onto Opendatasoft’s platform and developing engaging information products based on the air quality data.
About the speakers
Steve Crawshaw is the council’s air quality officer. He has worked for Bristol City Council for 21 years and is currently supporting the development of the council’s Clean Air Plan.
Marius Jennings is the council’s open data lead. His work has focused on the delivery of various smart city initiatives across the sub-region.