The 2012 theme of OKFestival is Open Knowledge in Action, looking at the value that can be generated by opening up knowledge, the ecosystems of organisations that can benefit from such sharing, and the impacts that transparency can have in our societies. What kinds of new professions, ideas and community initiatives can emerge within our governments, markets, networks and neighbourhoods as a result of these engagements?
The exploration of this theme will not only be visible in the festival’s content, but also in its implementation as the first global event of its kind. At OKFestival, we will experiment with pioneering new forms of collaboration, new workshop formats and new forms of participation. We will highlight the diversity of Finland’s open knowledge communities, encouraging the participation of representatives from Nordic nations. We will bring together civil society representatives, programmers, data wranglers, designers, students, members of government, local communities and citizens for a week of building new things and sharing great ideas.
Join us in Helsinki this September for a week of global inspiration.
Find out more at http://okfestival.org/
Time: 09/17/2012 – 09:00 – 09/22/2012 – 22:00 – 09/17/2012 – 09:00 – 09/22/2012 – 22:00
Venue: Helsinki, Finland