Café Numérique #10 introduces BGGD#23


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#10 edition of Café Numérique introduces #23 edition of Brussels Girl Geek Dinner.

Café Numérique is a meeting place, a Café, open to everyone, each Wednesday at 7pm.
This free weekly event gathers all kind of people interested (or not!) in technological and online topics,
BGGD stands for Brussels Girl Geek Dinner, a monthly meeting reserved for Girly and Geeky women.

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  • Café Numérique #10 introduces BGGD#23

    1. 1. Café Numérique introduces Brussels Girl Geek Dinner 06/01/2010
    2. 2. <ul><li>Intro </li></ul><ul><li>Brussels Girl Geek Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>- Presentation of a successful concept </li></ul>Tonight… Special Guest Christoph Rooms (Adobe) - The evolution of video on the web - A short update on Flash on mobile by Zoltán Jánosi #CafeN by Christoph Rooms
    3. 3. <ul><li>Girl Geek Dinners, events for females who class themselves as girly and geeky. </li></ul><ul><li>The events have a technical focus and are light hearted and fun. </li></ul><ul><li>BGGD = Brussels Girl Geek Dinners – more Belgian than only Brussels. </li></ul>BGGD ?
    4. 4. Girly and Geeky ? <ul><li>Only females, no men. </li></ul><ul><li>Girly , with make-up, pretty party dresses, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Geeky enjoying 3D printing, Designing & Developing for Mobile, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Just to prove that “Geeky&quot; jobs (in ICT or internet-related business) are not only for men! There is a perfect match for young and dynamic women. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Some exceptions though! <ul><li>Well, some previous editions accepted gentlemen…Today, at Café Numérique, women & men are accepted. But only for tonight maybe ;-) </li></ul>
    6. 6. How it began... <ul><li>Original idea from Sarah Blow , Founder of Girl Geek Dinners. </li></ul><ul><li>1st event ever: London Girl Geek Dinner in April 2005. </li></ul>Clo Willaerts introduces Brussels Girl Geek Dinner with 1st event in Belgium: Oct 17, 2007 Regular: +/- one per month   After 2,5 years, the BGGD #23 is taking place today at Café Numérique :-)
    7. 7. <ul><li>#1: Geeky </li></ul><ul><li>#2: Sex + internet </li></ul><ul><li>#3: Robots and other smart companions </li></ul><ul><li>#4: Belgian Uber Geek Fest </li></ul><ul><li>#5: Artificial Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>#6: Paleofuturism & Anno Expo – Mechelen </li></ul><ul><li>#7: Shopping </li></ul><ul><li>#8: Art and technology </li></ul><ul><li>#9: Music and technology </li></ul><ul><li>#10: The Beauty Edition </li></ul><ul><li>#11: Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>#12: Girl Geek Shopping London </li></ul>History #13: Sin. All the things we want to do but usually don’t. Except tonight. #14: Art & new media #15: 10 years of Windows Live #16: Books #17: Yoga for Geeks #18: Ladies at the Movies: Fame! #19: How to grow design by using 3D technology #20: The Green Edition #21:The Fashion Edition #22: Weight Watchers Healthy cooking workshop for Christmas #23:BGGD @Café Numérique
    8. 8. Even more goodies! <ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft, Coca-Cola, the Belgian Broadband Institute IBBT,, Inbev, Nivea, Chupa Chups, Eurostar, Viking Mobile, Sony, Côte d’Or, Kinepolis, Senseo, and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Radio (PureFM, Stubru), Newspaper (GVA,…) and many other media, including ladie’s own blogs keep on spreading the BGGD word, worldwide ! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Results <ul><li>23 successful events ! </li></ul><ul><li>50 to 100 attendees per dinner </li></ul><ul><li>20-45 year-old girl geek </li></ul><ul><li>Creatives, technologists, programmers, PR, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Well-known bloggers or photographers </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Group: 306 members </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: Following 135 and followed by 73 </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin: 128 members </li></ul><ul><li>Blog feed subscribed by email: 397 members </li></ul>
    10. 10. Girl Geek Dinner everywhere <ul><li>UK, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Greece, Czech Republic, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Japan, USA . </li></ul>
    11. 11. More info <ul><li>Website: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter BGGD list: </li></ul><ul><li>Clo Willaert’s blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide Girl Geek Dinner : </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Worldwide Girl Geek Dinner list: </li></ul><ul><li>Café Numérique </li></ul>
    12. 12. Thank you <ul><li>Zoltán Jánosi </li></ul><ul><li>@janosizoltan </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>