The first ever EU Open Data Days took place online from 23 to 25 November 2021. The event comprised EU DataViz, an international conference on open data and data visualisation, followed by the finals of EU Datathon, the annual open data competition.
The EU Open Data Days were designed to be relevant to all open data stakeholders and data reusers, with a special emphasis on the needs of the EU´s public sector. The event attracted well over 2.000 registrations from data enthusiasts, data visualisation experts and solution-seekers. On the stage, different sectors of the society were represented, with speakers bringing their experience from public administrations, universities and international organisations such as the World Bank.
The EU Open Data Days were organised by the Publications Office of the European Union, with the active support of over 60 partners, representing the data providers from EU institutions and agencies, European national open data portal and national statistical offices, and key digital players in Luxembourg.
The EU Open Data Days comprised: