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Press Release: Sense Your City—Open Data Goes Live

February 6, 2015

Geneva, Switzerland Data Canvas: Sense Your City goes live on Friday, February 6, 2015, at 9am Swiss Time (midnight Pacific Time), during a panel discussion at the Lift Conference featuring the mayor of Geneva alongside swissnex San Francisco’s Associate Director, Sophie Lamparter, and other speakers.

At that time, the network of DIY environmental sensors built up around the world by citizens in seven cities—everywhere there’s a swissnex location plus the city of Geneva—will stream open data online for all to see (and use!). An online data visualization challenge is next. Stay tuned for updates, and see the map and live data.

There’s an active Facebook group dedicated to Data Canvas: Sense Your City, too, where people from around the world are engaged in building, maintaining, and creating open data with DIY sensors.

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Perrine Huber
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swissnex San Francisco
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Emina Reissinger
Partnerships & Initiatives
swissnex San Francisco
t: (415) 604-9789 
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swissnex San Francisco is a platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas in science, education, art, and innovation. We highlight the best of Swiss and North American ingenuity and create opportunities for networking among our diverse group of professional contacts in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and beyond. swissnex San Francisco is a public-private venture and an initiative of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), managed in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs as an annex of the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco.