[AISWorld] Deadline extension: Open Knowledge Conference: Open Data in Business Research Track

Lindman Juho juho.lindman at aalto.fi
Wed May 16 09:15:54 EDT 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25th, 2012


Open Knowledge Conference: Open Data in Business Research Track

A part of Open Knowledge Festival 2012 (http://okfestival.org)

Research on Open Data and Open Content in Business

Organized by: Aalto Service Factory (OSIO) and Aalto Media Factory

Place: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Arabia
Campus, Helsinki, Finland.

Date: 20 September 2012.
Chairs: Prof. Matti Rossi (Aalto ECON) and Juho Lindman (Hanken)

Overview and Theme

Opening data archives for public use will fundamentally transform societies.
We can already observe a number of new services and business models in
many areas. The European Union sees the emergence of services based on the
vast public data resources as one of the key drivers of innovation and growth.
Open data related initiatives open up a rich field of research that is still mostly

This Open Data in Business research track held as a part of the Open Knowledge 
Conference 2012 will showcase contemporary research in this emerging field 
and address some of the greatest challenges in the area.

The day will bring together researchers interested in open data in business and 
build an international research community around Open Data. The Open Data 
in Business research track will include keynotes, presentations, a panel and 
discussion over the accepted abstracts.

For the purposes of this Open Data in Business research track, we call for 500 word abstracts
for presentations about open data in a business context.

Submissions are sought on (but not limited to) these topics:

- Open data and open content business models
- Open data applications
- Open data in industry (for example, media, traffic)
- Open source in open data applications
- Open knowledge and culture
-Use of linked open data

Deadline for abstracts (500 words): EXTENDED to 25 May 2012 (notification of acceptance by 15 June 2012)
Send abstracts to yulia.tammisto(at)aalto.fi Authors will retain all rights to their works.
For further questions and registration, do not hesitate to contact Yulia Tammisto (yulia.tammisto(at)aalto.fi).


Important dates
Abstract deadline: EXTENDED to 25 May 2012
Notification of acceptance: 15 June 2012
Open Knowledge Conference 20 - 21 September 2012
Research track: 20 September 2012

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