Why Open Data?
Hong Kong Open Data Index
What We Do
Who We Are
How we started
The idea of developing an open data index for Hong Kong sprouted during an ISOC HK meeting.
September 2018 to March 2019
Feasibility study to explore the framework of the HKODI.
2 March 2019
International Open Data Day 2019:
First public appearance of the HKODI framework
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July 2019 to April 2020
HKODI's work kicked off
Research work on Hong Kong’s open data’s progress began
Outreached to Hong Kong and external stakeholders
[2019-10-23] 2nd Open Data Conference
Assessment completed; Developed and launched the website
OFFICIAL LAUNCH of HKODI 2020 at Press conference on 14 May 2020
Organized seminars with external parties
[2020-06-23] HKIGF Open Data —— The first step towards a genuine smart city
[2020-10-05] Hong Kong has little land, little housing and even less data? — Dismantling the myth of Hong Kong land and housing open datalearn more about antler here
[2020-10-23] Environment data Seminar
[2020-11-24] Data for public good in time of pandemic (HBS)learn more about antler here
[2020-12-05] g0v.tw Summit 2020
Became a regional hub of the Global Data Barometer, a new benchmark on data governance, capability, availability and data use for the public good.
Blasted out “Survey on Hong Kong People’s view on Open Data” with the help of Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute (HKPORI)
Started writing CNEWS column on Open Data to increase public awareness
[2021-03-24] 3rd Open Data Conference, made an online speech
Open Data Governance - International Standards
Hosted by Faculty of Social Science of HKU Benjamin made a online speech:
Released HKODI x HKPORI “Survey on Hong Kong People’s view on Open Data” result report
August 2021 to November 2021
HKODI 2021 research period and participated in the Global Data Barometer survey
Submitted our views on Hong Kong’s Open Data policy to 2021 Policy Address
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Participated in HKBU General Education course “Take A Stand” Seminar to promote HKODI & introduce Open Data
Launching HKODI 2021
Joining the launch of Global Data Barometer comparing Hong Kong with 100+ other jurisdictions on data governance for the public good.
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