This week kicks off the third Strata Conference in Santa Clara, an O’Reilly Media conference series on all things data. Kaitlin Thaney will be co-hosting Ignite Strata on 25 February along with Brady Forrest of Khosla Ventures, jumpstarting the event. The three day event will feature talks and workshops on topics ranging from new technologies and applications to governance and opportunity in the era of open data. For the full schedule, visit their website where you can also tune in to the livestream. You can also follow the conversation on Twitter at #strataconf.