The CKAN Ecosystem: Insights and Analysis from the POSE Team

Join the upcoming CKAN Monthly Live webinar featuring an illuminating exploration into the CKAN ecosystem, led by the POSE project team from the University of Pittsburgh and datHere. Don't miss this chance to delve into their pioneering research and unique findings!

    19 July 2023 - 16:00
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This CKAN Monthly Live will highlight an exclusive discussion led by the POSE project team from the University of Pittsburgh and datHere. Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Pathways to Enable Open-Source Ecosystems (POSE) program, the team has been diligently working on the CKAN ecosystem. Through detailed data analysis, engaging interviews, and participatory workshops, they're developing a plan to strengthen CKAN. The aim is to ensure its continued effectiveness as a platform for open data, open government, and open science initiatives.

This webinar provides a unique opportunity to uncover the preliminary results of the POSE team's in-depth exploration of the CKAN ecosystem. Acquire firsthand knowledge from the CKAN community's valuable input gathered during their interactive sense-making workshops.

đź’ˇ In his presentation our speakers will also cover:

  • Key takeaways from ecosystem interviews
  • Observations from developing the CKAN timeline, ecosystem map, and analysis of CKAN instances
  • Highlights from the sense-making workshops and a sneak peek into what's next


The POSE project team features industry experts like Bob Gradeck, Nora Mattern, David Walker, Ross Reilly, Steven Saylor, Liz Monk, and Elise Silva from the University of Pittsburgh, along with Joel Natividad and Sami Baig from datHere.

Want to learn more?

If you're interested in diving deeper into the POSE project or wish to connect directly with the team, feel free to visit their website here or reach them via email at For further reading, we recommend exploring our insightful articles:

These pieces provide valuable context and an enriching background to enhance your understanding of the POSE project and its impact.


  • Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2023
  • Time: 13:00 UTC
  • How long: 60 mins
  • Language: English


  • Reserve your spot here.

Google Meet joining info

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Meetings agenda

  1. Welcome and introductions – 10 min
  2. Presentation from the Pose team – 30 min
  3. Discussion / Q&A – 15 min
  4. Community announcements and sharing (if any) – 2 min
  5. Closing – 3 min

You can have a look at the [CKAN Monthly Live] Meeting Doc. Feel free to add items and things you’d like to discuss to the agenda.

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We look forward to seeing you all on CKAN Monthly Live!