Veneto Region, together with the Florence Division of the Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research (IIA) of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and the Politecnico of Milan, promoted, within the European project ENERGIC-OD project (http://www.energicod.eu), the hackathon "EODAppathon”, a national competiton for app development using the Italian VH instance, which was held in Venice on October 21 and 22, 2016.
The contest was targeted at achieving the objectives of the ENERGIC-OD project demonstrating the VH platform effectiveness and facilitating new applications development as well as serving Public Administrations, enterprises and private citizens with Open data.
The EODAppathon was introduced by a public conference on Open Data access and re-use in the morning of October 21st at the Grandi Stazioni Palace, Headquarters of the Veneto Region.
This event was attended by qualified speakers coming from different organizations, public administrations, research institutes and universities as well as from different European Countries who shared their experience in the field of spatial data processing and design, as well as experts in data management and GIS.
Among the different topics addressed during the Conference (spatial data, European initiatives, quality system, ...) a particular emphasis has been given to the use and dissemination of geospatial Open Data, and to the ENERGIC OD Project and the development of a set of innovative applications through the VHs deployment.
Report from the event can be found on this page: http://www.energic-od.eu/appathon