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Opening the Vault: Open Data in Queensland

Opening the Vault: Open Data in Queensland was held on Wednesday 3 April 2013 at The Edge, Stanley Place, South Brisbane. Ideas were discussed and shared on how government data could be turned into practical applications for everyday use.

The interactive forum program included panel sessions, guest speakers, case study presentations, networking opportunities and open data exhibits.

Attendees included delegates from industry, development, government, interest groups and the general public.

Competition information

Submissions were based on ideas or pitches for creative ways that government data could be developed into applications that benefit Queensland. This competition was the start of a conversation around the Queensland Government’s ongoing Open Data revolution.

Finalists

Finalists had the opportunity to share their ideas in short 3-minute presentations at the Opening the Vault: Open Data in Queensland event. Pitches were voted on by event attendees from industry, development, government, interest groups and the general public.

Finalists were awarded cash prizes to help turn their ideas into practical applications.

1st prize $2,500 Andy Stewart—Road trip
2nd prize $1,000 Kerry Raymond—Skeletons out of the cupboard
3rd prize $750 Dan Sowter—When will help arrive?
4th prize $500 Brendan Cosman—Collecting honest feedback and saving everyone time: online delivery of Queensland school enrolment management plans
5th prize $250 Brent Phillips—Qld parks and forests: Get outside...

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