Updates

Time for the Big Guns

The summer ended and like most children in Belgium, OKFN members are showing up with tons of fresh memories, but also questions about the coming year. I have just had my first post-summer meeting with a company active in the publishing area and the outcome was a question that was already keeping me busy for […]

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Apps For Flanders: a student hackathon

Dear students, researchers or just graduated techies, On Friday September 14th 2012 we are organising a Hackathon at the IBBT in Ghent. Are you someone who can’t help writing a couple of lines of code when you should actually be studying or sleeping? Are you someone who hates comic sans and wants every application to […]

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Creative Commons Belgium

  I’m happy to announce that from here on out Creative Commons Belgium will cluster with and be sited under the OKFN Belgium organization! Since the start of 2012 the Belgian Creative Commons affiliation has been reanimated by a brand new team. The new CC-BE team consists of both people from the former formation and […]

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Truvo’s data policy

Yesterday we had our first data discussion at the offices of Truvo. Truvo is the provider of the Print (pages d’or/gouden gids) in Belgium, but also the largest Internet agency in the country. It turned out to be a very inspiring meeting. Thanks to all attendees and Truvo for hosting. What data? Truvo distributes both […]

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Yellow Pages

Hi everyone, On Monday (the 14th of May) we’re organising an open data discussion with Truvo. Truvo is the company behind the Yellow Pages in Belgium. It’s an interesting opportunity to ask them about their data policy, technicalities, and so on. The discussion starts at 19:00 in the Gaston Crommenlaan 4 in Ghent (Truvo’s offices). […]

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Apps For Flanders

Apps For Flanders is a new project by OKFN Belgium to support digital creativity concerning open knowledge in Flanders. It is a series of events to build a community. Local events will co-operate towards the creation of new applications -in the broad sense of the word- with Flanders as their goal audience. So let’s get […]

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Another Upcoming Event!

Apps For Ghent is an event with students, hackers, professionals and policy makers. Together they discuss open data in their own way. Students and hackers get to participate in a hackaton with beautiful prices, professionals get to help and interview the students, the policy makers get to speak about their dos and don’ts, and so on. […]

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