OK Award Exploring the OK identity This category and all topics herein are motivated by my doctoral research (which I am conducting next to my work as technology for transparency and accountability consultant) focusing on the global OK community. I will use this space to explore OK and being able to directly engage with all of you for my research. Advocacy This category is for questions and topics around open data advocacy in the local, national, regional and international level. We hope that this will help other to solve problems and share experiences in this topic. Tools This Category is used to discuss different tools that the community uses - including blogs, website, open data handbook, mailman and this forum. Open Knowledge Summit We are preparing for the Open Knowledge Summit, taking place in Thessaloniki in May 2018. The Open Knowledge Summit is a multi-day even for the Open Knowledge Network to gather and discuss the developments and future of the Open Knowledge Network along the lines of various themes that are important to the Open Knowledge groups. Please use this forum category to discuss and propose your ideas and suggestions. Blogs & Planet A place for network bloggers to collaborate and promote content from the http://planet.okfn.org/ blogfarm and http://blog.okfn.org/. Redecentralize Funding Opportunities A place to discuss funding opportunities and strategies for Open Knowledge Network groups. Events and Meetups The Events and Meetups category is a place to advertise Open Knowledge events and related meetups around the world. You may also find local events in your country's Local Group category. Member Introductions Feel free to create a new topic to introduce yourself or add a post into the existing member introductions topic. Job Listings This category is used for those groups/organizations within the focuses of OKFN working groups areas that are seeking to hire people. It can be also used as a job seeking category for those who are seeking such jobs. Open Data Day International Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the world's local, regional and national governments.