Open Data & Climate Change - April 20th

April 7, 2021

Open Data Impact Series - Open Data and Climate Change, April 20th at 9:30am.  

This free event will present international and national perspectives from both public and private sectors on how open data is produced and consumed to fight climate change. 

The event is open to all - Book Now


Open Data has proven to be of critical importance in the fight against climate change. Weather and environmental data are key from a transparency perspective to accurately present facts at both regional, nationaI and international levels linked to this challenge.

Minister Ossian Smyth will open this Impact Series Event on Climate Change on April 20th

Keith Lambkins, Senior Climatologist with Met Éireann will present insights into how Meteorological Data is being utilised in the fight against Climate Change and is facilitating improved scenario predictions.

International and national speakers will share their insights and experience on how open data is produced, shared, linked and consumed to fight climate change.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Veronique Morin, Senior Climate Change Specialist with the World Bank
  • Jamie Cudden, Smart City Lead for Dublin County Council
  • Professor Brian Ó Gallachóir, Director, MaREI, the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine, Environmental Research Institute
  • Charlotte O’Kelly, CEO of Techworks Marine
  • Prof. Tim McCarthy and Dr. Rowan Fealy, Terrain AI Project at NUI Maynooth
  • Gavin Smith, Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Initiative, EPA