On 24–25 May 2017, Defra and Ordnance Survey ran a two-day un/conference (that's part conference, part unconference) at the Ordnance Survey Headquarters at Southampton. These photos capture a little bit of the magic that happened there...thanks to David Tait, Mattie Yeta
Mike Rose, Head of Engagement, OpenDefra
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The Defra Data Function met in a crisp and frosty Birmingham to discuss the future direction of data in Defra
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