[northwestengland.pm] Fwd: BCS Manchester: 9th April - Lovely Data Transport Hack Day

Ludovic Tolhurst-Cleaver ludovic at bcs.org
Thu Apr 7 09:02:51 GMT 2011

Don't know if anyone in Manchester's free on Saturday, but I'm sure they'd
be glad to have you!


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From: BCS Manchester Branch <Andrew_Mohan at bcs.org.uk>
Date: 6 April 2011 21:46
Subject: BCS Manchester: 9th April - Lovely Data Transport Hack Day
To: manmem at lists.bcs.org.uk

* This event is free and open to all - but please register to attend *
** Register at http://lovelydata01.eventbrite.com/
** Please forward this email to colleagues who may be interested **
Saturday 9th April 2011, 10.30am to 5pm
Lovely Data Transport Hack Day
Venue: Manchester Digital Laboratory, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
Organiser: Manchester Digital Development Agency (MDDA), run in
partnership with Open Data Manchester, DataGM, FutureEverything, the
Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) and BCS Manchester Branch.

The theme of the very first Lovely Data is Transport.

- Do you have ideas on how to improve public transport and travel
information in Manchester?
- Are you a developer or designer who wants to build great applications
using public transport data?
- Do you work in local government and want to know more about Open Data
at a practical level?
- Do you just want to get your hands on lots of Lovely Data?

We=92d like you to share your ideas, play with public transport data sets,
build cool applications that show off your skills, and give feedback on
how public data can be improved.

Lovely Data is a series of Open Data hack days sponsored by Manchester
Digital Development Agency (MDDA) =96 part of Manchester City Council =96
and run in partnership with Open Data Manchester, DataGM,
FutureEverything, the Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) and BCS
Manchester Branch.

Read more about this event, including how to book, at

      If you have any queries on anything BCS related then please do not
hesitate to contact me. Also, if you know of any IT events that would be
of interest to fellow members, then please let me know.

Andrew Mohan,
Manchester Branch,
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
Andrew_Mohan at bcs.org.uk

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