Open Data Day: Introducing data dot ug

March 11, 2014 - 2:41pm -- douglas
Opendataday Kampala, program

The International Open data day organised in Kampala on February 22nd 2014 was a tremendous success, as it doubled participants from the previous year's event, saw a mix of great people; session leads from various backgrounds (see Image attached), and the revelation of a portal data dot ug, the home of Uganda's Open Data, where data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more are stored.

The Sunlight Foundation published a blog post about this event; OpenGov Voices with an elaborated story about the Open data day in Kampala, then nine days later, the same theme featured on Mobile Monday (MoMo) the Kampala Chapter at Hive collab . A mailing list and a twitter handle @datadotug were set up to discuss Opendata in Uganda.