Professional Dev: Open Data Symposium 2017

The Kathleen A. Zar Symposium is a biennial event held at the John Crerar Library of the University of Chicago. The 2017 Zar Symposium, 'Open Data: Science, Health, Community,' is intended for all who are involved or interested in open data, such as librarians and 133s. This award will be used to support the travel of Symposium speakers, who are traveling from both coasts and the southwest. The three invited speakers and presentations are: -Stephanie Wright, Mozilla, 'Open Data: It's about more than just the data' -Elizabeth Kittrie, National Library of Medicine, 'Advancing Health through Open Data' -Tom Schenk, City of Chicago, 'Open Science & the City of Big Data'

Project Details

Organization Name

University of Chicago - Crerar Library

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead


Start Date
April 28, 2017
End Date
April 28, 2017
Funding Amount
Student, College & Post-grad
Educator, College & Post-grad
General Public
Public Health Professional