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    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online webinar
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    VALA Events 2019: November Guest Speaker Webinar

    Topic: Solving Wicked Problems with Data and Creativity - How libraries can work with GovHack to change the world

    This year marks the 10th anniversary for GovHack. This presentation will showcase some of the highlights from the last 10 years of hackathon competitions and talk about GovHack's goals for 2020 and beyond.

    What is GovHack, what sorts of problems does GovHack help to solve, and what sort of people get involved in GovHack?

    Katie Hannan, Board Director of GovHack Australia, will answer these questions and will explain how the organisation works with governments to spread the message about FAIR principles and the value of open data.

    Guest Speaker: Katie Hannan is a Company Board Director at GovHack Australia. 

    By day Katie Hannan works at CSIRO as a Data Librarian, by night she is the current Secretary of the Board of Directors at GovHack. She is passionate about storytelling, cultural history projects, linking people with information and helping to facilitate learning experiences. Katie has a background working in higher education, eResearch and projects.

Past events

26 Jun 2019 VALA Events 2019: Big Data, Literature and Ethics
10 Apr 2019 VALA Tech Camp 2019
20 Feb 2019 VALA Events 2019: Library Perceptions of Technology Vendors and Products
29 Nov 2018 VALA Events 2018: Preserving the Future
24 Oct 2018 VALA Events 2018: Is "Open" always "Equitable"?
28 Aug 2018 VALA Events 2018: Open GLAM Innovation
21 Jun 2018 VALA Events 2018: AGM & 40th Anniversary
13 Feb 2018 VALA2018 Conference
22 Nov 2017 VALA Events 2017: Women in IT - Data, Dystopia, Science Fiction and You
25 Oct 2017 VALA Events 2017: Open in order to deliver better research and learning outcomes
13 Jul 2017 VALA Tech Camp 2017
12 Jul 2017 VALA Tech Camp 2017 Day Zero Workshops
28 Jun 2017 VALA Events 2017: Inside the seed bank
24 May 2017 VALA Events 2017: Getting the most out of your VALA paper and presentation
15 Mar 2017 VALA Events 2017: Technology Vendors and Products from the Library Perspective
23 Nov 2016 VALA Events 2016: Celebrating Innovation
24 Aug 2016 VALA Events 2016: Collaborative metadata management in cloud based library systems
29 Jun 2016 VALA Events 2016: Technology (Alone) isn’t the Answer You Are Looking For
18 May 2016 VALA Events 2016: Getting connected with the ORCID APIs
09 Feb 2016 VALA2016 Conference
25 Nov 2015 VALA Events 2015: Lightning Talks
21 Oct 2015 VALA Events 2015: Copyright in the Digital Age
26 Aug 2015 VALA Events 2015: What can we learn from measuring peace?
01 Jul 2015 VALA Events 2015: Web Driven Revolution for Library Data
05 Jun 2015 VALA Events 2015: 23 Mobile Things with Jan Holmquist
22 Apr 2015 VALA Events 2015: Guest Speaker event & SGM

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