Open Ghent

Open Ghent is an event where we invite everyone to the Lakenhal next to the Belfry in Ghent. Join us in this UNESCO World Heritage protected hall and find out how Ghent, which is also home to the headquarters of Open Knowledge Belgium, has been a pioneer in opening up its data and is still […]

‘Move Kortrijk’ – Hacking exercise and sports

Create the ideal application to inspire those around you to exercise and keep fit. Move Kortrijk is a hackathon that will revolutionise how people do sports or exercise to keep fit. But only if you can complete this challenge: How can we stimulate citizens to participate in sport activities or how can we motivate free […]

Apps For Europe: Take your Open Data application to the next level.

Have you participated in an hackathon this year? And are you ready to build a start up around your application? Or are you still tweaking your open data application idea and do you consider turning that idea into a viable start-up? If your app is using Open Data as a resource than we have the […]

The iron man of all hackathons in the Benelux is near.

The Dutch Open Hackathon, the ‘iron man’ of all hackathons in the Benelux is near and it still has a 100 spaces left. This hackathon, organised by Open State will go down in two weeks in Amsterdam. only 100 spots left for the Dutch Open Hackathon – 20/21 september 2014 in Amsterdam – — […]

Choose local open data with us

Open Belgium has been carefully planning the release of a Local Open Data Census, which is a benchmark, similar to the National Open Data Census, as a way to measure local Open Data efforts. The goal is to acknowledge Open Data efforts of Belgian local governments who already have a lot of datasets online and […]

Third edition of the Open Data Day Flanders (Dutch)

Elk jaar organiseert de Vlaamse overheid de “Open Data Dag in Vlaanderen”. Meer dan 500 deelnemers uit binnen- en buitenland hebben de eerste en tweede editie van dit Open Data evenement bijgewoond. Dit jaar is de gebruiker van Open Data aan het woord; bedrijven, organisaties, ontwikkelaars en individuen die met Open Data aan de slag […]

Open Antwerp – Local Data Census

For those who are following our blog but haven’t heard of Open Antwerp yet, it is a free evening programme with three speakers about local city data and Antwerp on the 25 of june 2014, next wednesday. Please feel free to go to the Eventbrite webpage and register a seat. During Open Antwerp, Maaike Scherrens […]

AppLAB2 – Visualise the City of Kortrijk

It’s time for the second edition of AppLAB. During this edition the city of Kortrijk is looking for software developers and designers to work in small teams to work on either a mobile or web applications. The goal is not to create fully finished products, but to gather inspiration and work on new concepts. These […]

Hack the elections presentation

Thanks for joining Hack The Elections and Good job, you found our presentation! For those who want to follow the whole presentation on their own device and get access to the different hyperlinks, you can find it below.

Hack the elections – When social data meets open data

As you might know, well you should, on sunday 25th of May, everyone has to vote for the upcoming elections. With that in mind a new hackathon emerged under the name “Hack the elections” this saturday in Ghent. The organisers Engagor, a social media management and analytics platform, will release their gathered social media data […]