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Conference notes ...

Silona Bonewald - Leagueoftechnicalvoters.org

She gave an introduction for all the speakers.

Her notes are posted at: http://www.slideshare.net/Silona

Dan Newman - Maplight.org overview

His slides are at:


Sarah Schacht - knowledgeaspower.org

Her slides are at:

Tim Bonnemann - intellitics.com and edemocracycamp

His slides are at:

Steve Clift - dowire.org and e-democracy.org

He let us create this page! http://pages.e-democracy.org/Politics_online_conference_panel_2008

Audience members: Toledo Ohio Posting of budget online - had the charter changed. charter review committees

District of Columbia and Fairfax County Crime area via maps

Chicagocrime.org everyblock.com SF, NY, Chicago

Aldertrack in chicago

Lessons learned: Open government postings of meetings openness of data Open Api's Microformts hashtaging iterative development - Silona

get candidates to commit to opening the data - Steven

Visualization tools don't have to come from government. Just give us the data! We will create the pretty interfaces. - Silona

All handouts should be placed online - Steven

Ask the geeks working on Govt for help making data public - Sarah

What organizations to network for geeks that have already created tools! - audience member

let existing groups know like e-democracy.org groups.dowire.org netsquared.com sunlightfoundation.org - Steven

Do a slideshare.net - Steven

do a barcamp - Tim

Audience member created http://publicplease.org/polimap A mashup for filling in data on google maps from a google spreadsheet. I


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