Project Update: civil society and media open data workshop Malaysia

Note from Admin: this post is intended to retrieve web archived posts from other websites. This project update post was an update from a project that the Admin has led in the past. You can read more about the project background here, the community workshop here and a recap post from the community workshop here.

Curious about open data and how data works with journalism? This workshop is for you to find answers to your curiosity.

We pleased to invite you / a representative / your organisation to attend a Civil Society and Media Open Data Workshop Malaysia with local civil society organisations, elected representatives and journalists. This workshop will be facilitated by Hasbeemasputra Abu Bakar.

The objective of this event is to update civil society and media on reporting issues, open data topics ranging from availability assessment and quality evaluation to publication, highlights benefits of opening up data clearly and comprehensively following open standard and open licensing, jointly craft time action plan and responsibilities in the data publication process and build capacity of users in accessing, analysing and utilizing data.

This event will be held in the venue, date & time as below:

  • Date: 23rd April 2016, Saturday
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Venue: North South Initiative (NSI), A-02-07, Pusat Perdagangan Seksyen 8, Jalan Sungai Jernih 8/1, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • The workshop will cover: Open Data, Open Budgets, Open Standards, Open Licensing, Data Journalism and Open Data Simulation (group activity)
Time Activity
9:00 – 9:30 Registration and light breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome and introductions
10:00 – 10:30 School of Data Character Building: Data & Dragons
10:30 – 11:15 A crash course on Open Data & Open Budgets
11:15 – 11:30 Short break
11:30 – 12:30 A crash course on Open Standard & Open Licensing
12:30 – 1:00 A crash course on Data Journalism
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 4.15 Open Data simulation (group activity)

4:15 – 5:00 Discussions


Please RSVP (with name, email, and phone number of the attendees) before by 16th April, Wednesday in this RSVP Form to reserve for you & your organisation. Please circulate this message to Malaysian civil society organisations, individuals and journalists that might be interested in participating


Contact name: Hazwany (Nany) Jamaluddin

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