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TransLink Centre for Service Excellence

88 Musk Avenue

Level 5

Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059


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‘Open Data Mixer’ is a free event presented by the Queensland Government and hosted at TransLink Centre for Service Excellence, Level 5, 88 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove on Saturday 31 August 2013.

The interactive forum will include a keynote address by Dr Rufus Pollock, panel sessions specific to Transport, Social Services and Economic Pillars, and networking opportunities.



9:30am – 9:35am

Welcome address by Assistant Minister Ray Stevens (Webcast live)

9:35am – 10:10am

Keynote address by Dr Rufus Pollock (Webcast live)

10:10am – 10:15am

Microsoft address (Webcast live)

10:15am – 10:45am

Morning Tea

10:45am – 11:30am

Panel Session One

Social Services – Communities & Health

(Webcast live)


  1. Mark Henley
  2. Brentyn Parkin
  3. Kaye McKemmish
  4. Alison Kelly

Economic Pillars – Practical uses of open data

(Recorded for view on demand)


  1. Dr Peter Beven
  2. Bill Simpson-Young
  3. James Kliemt

11:30am – 11:45am


11:45am – 12:30pm

Panel Session Two

Economic Pillars – Spatial data for better outcomes

(Webcast live)


  1. Richard Simpson
  2. Steve Jacoby
  3. Mark Cushing


(Recorded for view on demand)


  1. Simon Cook
  2. Professor Edward Chung

12:30pm – 2:30pm

Ideas Mixer and lunch


Event officially concludes

Complimentary morning tea and lunch will be provided.

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