Attention to all datajournalists and devs.: The Pre-Dataharvest+ Hackaton is upon us is organising the fourth edition of the Dataharvest+ conference next week. Investigative journalists, data specialists and coding whizzkids will once again gather in Brussels on Friday 9, Saturday 10 and Sunday morning 11 May 2014. The conference is the way to get up-to-speed about new research methods, bounce story ideas off experienced colleagues, get […]

The return of open Summer of code

Spring is upon us in Belgium and that means Summer is around the corner. open Summer of code that is. open Summer of code?  #oSoc14 is a three week project where we ask students to apply for the best studentjob of the year. We invite the best and brightest developers, designers, user experience heroes and […]

From parking data to mobility data in Ghent

Together with the City of Ghent , the Mobility Company of Ghent is evolving torwards open data and wants to open up more of their available data. There was already been a datatalk around the opening up of parking data, the possibilities of this data and about the expectations of numerous developers and users of […]

eGov Mobility Hackathon

Last weekend was the eGov mobility hackathon Wallonia at the co-working Namur workspace hosted by our Open Belgium ambassadors Philippe and Jean-Yves. eGov Hackathon Wallonia, is not a one time event, but a series of thematic hackathons. This hackathon was about Mobility, the next one will be around energy (more about that one TBA). The […]

Hack for Health 2014, your startup opportunity in healthcare

Healthcare is a very innovative industry, but its digital tools are still stuck in the last century. HackforHealth would like to invite you to join them in Kortrijk on May 9, 10 and 11 for the second edition of HackForHealth, event dedicated to building top-notch digital tools for the healthcare industry. What the event is […]

BikeCityGuide and Nostalgeo win the Apps for Europe competition.

After a long and intense few days at FutureEverything, the winners of the Apps for Europe International Business Lounge 2014 were finally announced on Tuesday evening at an awards ceremony organised by TechHub Manchester. This event was the culmination of the first year of the Apps for Europe project; the 10 finalists, selected either online […]

AppsforGhent IV – The after post

We’re proud to see that Apps for Ghent made it to its fourth edition. This year was marked by using environmental and health data, prefixed by a nice addition of green datasets to the Ghent dataportal. With this blogpost we try to summarise this event. Last saturday, in the AC Portus building in Ghent, six […]

What’s on the Apps For Ghent IV Menu?

If there is one thing we learned from (co)-organising hackathons, it’s that they’re fast and full of interesting talks and tracks. Apps For Ghent is no exception and it’s this saturday. We give a quick oversight of the programme to mentally prepare and figure out what concept you’ll be working on this year. START! 09:00 […]

Time for an Edit-a-thon

This saturday it’s time for Apps For Ghent, a short 6-hour hackathon in the city of Ghent. I’ll be there all day and I want to start up a sidetrack during the event: An AppsForX Edit-A-Thon. What is it? During these 6 hours we’ll be editing the Apps for X WordPress template, used by Apps […]

Apps for Dummies

Workshop Apps 4 Dummies Saturday, 22 March, 2014 – 10:30 to 12:30 Are you a proud citizen or fan of the City of Ghent with lots of ideas for digital applications but no background in programming or application development? This year you can create an app without that technical background. In less than a few […]