The OPEN DATA HACKATHON was organized as a part of 18th International Conference on Information Systems for Agriculture and Forestry together with the European projects SDI4Apps, FOODIE, SmartOpenData, Apps4Europeand Open Transport Netfrom 15th till 17th September at the Latvia University of Agriculture, 2 Liela Street, LV-3001 Jelgava, Latvia.
The purpose of the OPEN DATA HACKATHON on Open and Linked Open Data for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment, Transport and Rural Development was:
- To identify available open and linked open data sources in agriculture, forestry, environment and transport.
- To exchange experience between teams and projects developing platforms for open and linked open data.
- To establish links between open and linked open data producers, SMEs and free-lance developers.
- To support development of new apps based on open data in agriculture, forestry, environment and transport and their commercial exploitation.