Open Data for a Better City: A look at the City of Warsaw's Open Data Portal

Join the upcoming CKAN Monthly Live webinar featuring Robert Kunicki, Chief Specialist of the Data Management Division at the City of Warsaw as he talks about the City of Warsaw's Open Data Portal and its impact on promoting transparency and social involvement. You'll discover the various features of the portal, including the online publication of fast-changing data and its support for smart city activities. You'll also see how the CKAN platform is being utilized as a central point for publishing city data.

    15 March 2023 - 13:00
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Don't miss our next CKAN Monthly Live, where Robert Kunicki, Chief Specialist of the Data Management Division at the City of Warsaw, will be speaking about the Open Data Portal of the City of Warsaw.

The City of Warsaw Open Data Portal provides a data environment for creating, testing, and developing business, scientific, and social ideas. One of the portal's most significant features is the online publication of fast-changing data, such as the location data of public transport vehicles, parking occupancy, weather, and air quality data. The published data also supports the information processes of the city as a municipal contact centre and smart-city activities. The platform significantly supports the transparency of the city, resulting in higher social involvement of citizens in city life.

💡 Join this webinar to see a great example of implementing the CKAN platform as a central point for publishing city data in a unified way.

💡 In his presentation Robert will cover:

  • Overview of the open data platform
  • City as a Platform concept and CKAN's role in it
  • Organizational and technical aspects of the system backend
  • CKAN's two-way communication
  • Improving Data Quality
  • Usage statistics
  • Planned improvements


  • Robert Kunicki
    Chief Specialist, Data Management Division, City of Warsaw
    For 15 years he has been dealing with the analysis, design, building and integration of IT systems. He has participated in various roles in dozens of IT projects supporting implementation of processes within the organization. He implements Data Governance processes, standardizes the structures and access methods of processed data. In the area of open data, he maintains and develops the City of Warsaw Open Data Portal (1.5 million requests daily) in particular designs and creates dedicated plugins for performing specific functions such as validation or two-way communication. Co-author of scientific publications in the field of data science based on open data.


  • Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • Time: 13:00 UTC
  • How long: 45 mins
  • Language: English


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Meetings agenda

  1. Welcome and introductions – 10 min
  2. Presentation from Robert – 20 min
  3. Discussion / Q&A – 10 min
  4. Community announcements and sharing (if any) – 3 min
  5. Closing – 2 min

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