Behind the scenes of making gov data “open” + valuable

This month, coinciding with Innov865 week, KnoxData is hosting a conversation about open data, and what that means for the public and the startup community in Knoxville.

Two speakers from the Knoxville Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC), Alex Zendel and Tim Kuhn, will give a technical presentation about some of the behind the scenes work in developing an inventory and access of spatial data that the MPC collects.

Russ Jensen, 311 Director for the City of Knoxville, will talk a little about the City of Knoxville’s recent Open Data Initiative, and shedding some light on the decisions to make in what data to provide.

Local Motors Olli on Display!

See the innovation coming out of East Tennessee as Local Motors unveils the world’s first 3D-printed shuttle, Olli!

Olli was manufactured in the company’s Knoxville micro factory. Local Motors has long been innovating the future of vehicle 3D printing, and Olli is believed to be the only 3D printed transit vehicle on Earth.

Olli is the first self-driving vehicle to tap the power of IBM Watson.

Olli will be on display on the Market Square Stage from 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 19 until late afternoon Wednesday, September 20 for the public to get an up-close look at the future of smart transportation.

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Local Motors Olli on Display!

See the innovation coming out of East Tennessee as Local Motors unveils the world’s first 3D-printed shuttle, Olli!

Olli was manufactured in the company’s Knoxville micro factory. Local Motors has long been innovating the future of vehicle 3D printing, and Olli is believed to be the only 3D printed transit vehicle on Earth.

Olli is the first self-driving vehicle to tap the power of IBM Watson.

Olli will be on display on the Market Square Stage from 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 19 until late afternoon Wednesday, September 20 for the public to get an up-close look at the future of smart transportation.

Previous Story: Local Motors’ Olli to make its debut in September during Innov865 Week