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2 Open Belgium 2017
openbelgium.be
Open space for open projects
Presentations
30 min
Action
2 hours
Updates on running projects
Introductions to new projects...
“
“Open means anyone can freely access,
use, modify, and share for any purpose
(subject, at most, to requirements that
pre...
Natural tension
between getting
things done vs just
hanging out…
Work on civic
projects
Learn
something
new
Meet
like-mind...
Meetup
Announcements of our biweekly gatherings.
https://www.meetup.com/Civic-Lab-Brussels/
Practicalities
Slack
All commu...
THANKS Other fresh ideas?
You can find me at
@DVRansbeeck
dries@openknowledge.be
4 projects
Let’s get started!
1. Open Food Data
https://github.com/openthings-cc/FarmFood-Interoperability
3. OpenStreetMap Belgium
http://www.osm.be/en...
Introduction to Civic Lab Brussels
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Introduction to Civic Lab Brussels

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Presented at the kickoff of Civic Lab Brussels. This first Civic Hack Night took place on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

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Introduction to Civic Lab Brussels

  1. 1. 2 Open Belgium 2017 openbelgium.be
  2. 2. Open space for open projects Presentations 30 min Action 2 hours Updates on running projects Introductions to new projects Contribute to the open project of your choice All backgrounds welcome! Every 2 weeks
  3. 3. “ “Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose (subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness).” http://opendefinition.org/ In short: Anyone can contribute to and benefit from the project.
  4. 4. Natural tension between getting things done vs just hanging out… Work on civic projects Learn something new Meet like-minded people https://www.codeforamerica.org/blog/2013/07/24/brigade-101-how-to-hack-night/
  5. 5. Meetup Announcements of our biweekly gatherings. https://www.meetup.com/Civic-Lab-Brussels/ Practicalities Slack All communication related to our projects. http://slack.civiclabs.be/
  6. 6. THANKS Other fresh ideas? You can find me at @DVRansbeeck dries@openknowledge.be
  7. 7. 4 projects Let’s get started!
  8. 8. 1. Open Food Data https://github.com/openthings-cc/FarmFood-Interoperability 3. OpenStreetMap Belgium http://www.osm.be/en/projects/ 2. Air Quality Brussels http://luftdaten.info/feinstaubsensor-bauen/ 4. Open Government Spending https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/business/dealbook/steve-ballmer-serves-up-a-fascinating-data-trove.html

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