Biweekly Civic Hack Night

Civic Lab Brussels
Civic Lab Brussels
Public group
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It always goes the same way: short introductory presentations and updates on new and running open projects (30 min) followed by action (2 h).


18:30 - 19:00

- Welcome + introduction to the idea of 'Civic Labs' and Open Knowledge Belgium (
- Presentations - new and ongoing projects:

I. Introduction to Mozilla's Open Badges (, start of redesigning & developing new Open Badges services with the Belgian community.
+ User tests #oSoc17 project to link Open Badges with ESCO

II. Introduction to the 5-star Linked Open Data Address Register (CRAB (, containing over 3 mio addresses and their coordinates.

III. David Chaves (, PhD Student, will talk about transportDCAT-AP, the new EU regulation about multimodal travel and his research

IV. Open Food Data about actors, products and any related entity: Details here (

V. Fine dust sensors to measure air quality in Brussels: Instructions ( & map ( - project initiated by OK Lab Stuttgart (

- Discussion: Any other open projects you want to work on?

19:00 - 21:00

- Time for action: contribute to one of the projects
*Bring your own computer*
- Onboarding new volunteers
- Grab a beer and meet other civic innovators