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We held "Re: Kyoto Open Data Hackathon" by industry-university collaboration!

The Future Environment Laboratory, established by Kyoto College of Computer Science (KCGI), Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) and Nihon Unisys, Inc. in industry-university collaboration, held "Re:Kyoto Open Data Hackathon - Thinking of a new form while using Kyoto's open data" at KCG Kyoto Station School from June 21 (Thu) to 29 (Fri), 2018.Students of KCGI and KCG were invited to participate.

A hackathon is an event for software related projects, where people think of ideas and develop them intensively in a short period of time.This time, with the support of Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City, the theme was set in conjunction with the "Open Data Seminar: Initiatives in Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City" ( ) held on May 24 at the Cyber Kyoto Institute, Kyoto Institute of Information Graduate University.Not only students, but also KCGI and KCG faculty members who are also staff members of the Future Environment Lab participated in the event and spent one week to create their works.The participants not only used open data, but also considered open data that has not yet been made public, and explored new forms of provision.On the last day, Mr. Kenjiro Higashi, Information Policy Division, Kyoto Prefectural Government, and Mr. Yugo Yoshikawa, Code for Kyoto*, who gave lectures at the Open Data Seminar, visited us and we had a presentation of the development results by the staff and students.

We are planning to hold various development events in the Future Environment Lab.We hope you will all join us then!

Code for Kyoto is an organization that aims to solve social issues in the local community using the power of ICT.We are a citizen's group that has come together with the idea ofWith the cooperation of Kyoto City and Kyoto Prefecture, we hold study sessions and hackathons on ICT technology.