Civic Lab Summit

Stick around after the conference and turn this into a 2 day event! Directly after Open Belgium, you will get the opportunity to take part in the hands-on Civic Lab Summit in Hasselt.

Civic Lab Summit

Open Knowledge Belgium has managed to influence policy and research, develop open applications and tools, educate the next generation of open activists and boost diversity… but only thanks to the amazing open community in Belgium!

In celebration of the global Open Data Day, we want to bring together volunteer innovators, scientists, developers, policy specialists, designers, etc. from all over Belgium on Saturday 7 March. The focus is on the development of existing projects through workshops, the exchange of ideas on different topics in the field of Open Knowledge and perhaps even the start of new projects.

So bring your laptop and discover, share, act!

WHEN: Saturday 7 March 2020
WHERE: old prison of Hasselt, Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt
TIME: from 10.00 to 16.00, followed by a drink
• 10:00-11:00 Show me finance
• 10:00-16:00 An ORCA with a BitofTrust: Citizens redefining digital trust
• 10:00-16:00 Measuring air quality - Civic Lab Brussels
• 10:00-16:00 EqualStreetNames - Analysing street names with OpenStreetMap and Wikidata
• 10:00-16:00 OpenStreetMap Belgium
• 11:00-12:00 Introduction to Wikidata by Wikimedia Belgium
• 13:00-14:00 Rigel: Connecting people in Open Data
• 13:00-14:30 Are you supporting the right politician? Graph visualisation of voting data
• 14:00-16:00 Skills and training on research data management
• 15:00-16:00 Introduction to Wikidata by Wikimedia Belgium

This energizing community day of collaboration and creation is FREE OF CHARGE but you need to register via this form.

Register here

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