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“Re: Kyoto Open Data Hackathon” was held through industry-academia collaboration!

The Future Environment Lab, established by Kyoto University of Information Studies (KCGI), Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) and Nihon Unisys, Ltd., was established from June 21 (Thu) to 29 (Fri), 2018, in front of KCG Kyoto Station The school held "Re: Kyoto Open Data Hackathon-Thinking about a new form using open data from Kyoto".Targeted for KCGI and KCG students.

A hackathon is an event for a software-related project.This time, with the support of Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City, the Kyoto University of Information Sciences Cyber Kyoto Research Institute “Open Data Seminar Initiatives of Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City” (May 24th) ) In conjunction with the theme settings.KCGI and KCG faculty members who are not only students but also staff of the Future Environment Lab participated and challenged the production of the work over a week.Participants not only used open data, but also thought about open data that had not yet been released, and sought new forms of provision, and had a great time while struggling with a wide range of themes.On the last day, we also had a presentation on the development results of the staff and students, with Mr. Kenjiro Higashi, Information Policy Division, Kyoto Prefecture, and Mr. Yugo Yoshikawa, Code for Kyoto, who gave a lecture at the Open Data Seminar.

The Future Environment Lab will continue to hold various development events.In that case, please join us!

* Code for Kyoto uses ICT to solve local social issues!It is a civic group gathered under the thought of.ICT technology study sessions and hackathons are held with the cooperation of Kyoto City and Kyoto Prefecture.