The Climate Data Meeting yesterday was a big success. About 30 people attended the World Bank event in person, with a fairly equal mix of backgrounds in climate and application development. Another 21+ people attended via the online video conference.
We are now compiling the transcript and comments for a summary post which we hope to have available within a few days. In the meantime, here are links to the presentations and websites that were referred to by the speakers. We’ve also included a few photos of the event. You can also read this excellent summary from Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño, complete with 9+ ideas for apps.
Remember: the Expert Help Desk live chat will be Tuesday, February 14th from 9am-12pm. World Bank climate and data experts will be online to answer questions about specific data sets, the competition, and using the API. We’ll be set up to field questions in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Arabic. Answers will be given in real time, and the complete transcript will be available immediately after the event. You can also post questions in advance.
Climate Data and Competition Websites
- World Bank Climate Change Knowledge Portal
- World Bank Open Data Resources For Climate Change
- Other Open Climate Data Resources
- Apps For Climate and Apps For Climate Resources
- Apps For Development (for a look at applications submitted to our last competition)
- Overview: Apps For Climate (Tim Herzog, World Bank)
- Building Apps With Open Data (Alex Barth, Development Seed)
Opening of Climate Data Meeting
Habiba Gitay, World Bank
Ana Bucher, World Bank
Alex Barth, Development Seed
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