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Data Dive on tourism

On July the 4th  we organize together with Flanders Tourism, DOK  and the City of Ghent  a Data Dive on tourism to share a number of ideas and to illustrate current projects. With this Data Dive we bring together data owners (cities, tourist services, counties, …) and interested developers and designers in an informal setting to investigate […]

Apps for Flanders – Business Lounge

During the Open Data Day on the 14th of June, Apps for Flanders takes place at the same venue. During this event, main focus is on the economic value of innovative open data applications . Apps for Flanders is part of Apps for Europe, a European program established by European Commissioner Neelie Kroes. Apps for […]

Random Hacks of Kindness

It has become a tradition that OKFN Belgium plays a part in Random Hacks of Kindness: a weekend where programmers hack for a better world. OKFN Belgium will be present with a couple of Geospatial datasets from the Flemish provincial tourism organization. The datasets are on their way to be opened: all horseback riding paths […]

Announcing #oSoc13: open Summer of code 2013

During the summer, a lot of companies hire students for a 1 month job. A student will work on a project that no one had time for before. Rumour has it that when you hire students, only 10 percent of the students are going to deliver something worthwhile. After the job, students go back to […]