Julia will give an overview on recent developments in the field of Civic Apps/Hacks in Germany and the data behind them. Her talk will reflect on the style and type of hackdays and other incubator programs she has run and ask why there is still so little open data available in Germany and what datasets could give a ‘real’ boost to Civic App development?
Julia Kloiber is the Project Leader for the Open Knowledge Foundation, Germany. Her focus is on projects in the field of open data and civic apps, such as: Stadt Land <Code>, Apps and the City and Energy Hack. Julia holds a Bachelors in Information Design and a Masters in New Media and Digital Culture from Utrecht University. She is currently working on a fellowship program in cooperation with Code for America and Code for All Germany.