Attendees at GovCampConnect 2017 agreed that a catch-up event in Belfast would be useful half-way through the year. We are pleased to bring GovCamp to Farset Labs in Belfast to continue the conversation about open-data, open-government, service design, digital transformation, smart cities and open-source. This GovCamp mini event will also be un-conference style with an […]
By 10:30am the pitches were filled with talks, yet the opening slot in the main room remained blank. As a fellow volunteer to help the day run smoothly I decided to step in and take it. I had not planned to talk at all and had nothing prepared, I did however have some posters. I decided to […]
Meetups Belfast and Dublin have thriving meetup communities and these can be explored on www.meetup.com www.eventbrite.com – free food most nights of the week! Skills The skills shortage in the tech industry was a recurring theme throughout the day raised by several participants trying to get startups off the ground. Open Government A talk by […]
We have opened a ‘channel’ on Slack for discussions around GovCamp, Open-Data, Digital Transformation and Open-Government. First Time SignUp Instructions: Visit https://nitech.herokuapp.com/ Enter your email address and click ‘Get My Invite’ You request will be queued and after manual approval should be accepted so be patient it could take a few hours! When approved you will […]
Una Murphy, journalist with ViewDigital describes her experience at GovCampConnect 2017. Read the full article here. Technology experts, public servants and entrepreneurs gathered in Narrow Water Castle, Warrenpoint, recently to hear how digital technology is helping citizens in Northern Ireland with new Electronic Care Records and pilot ‘Social Prescribing’ projects.