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What is Open Data?

Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose*.

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Missing Maps Mapathon tomorrow!

Tomorrow is Map-day or as OpenStreetMap mappers call it, M-day! This saturday (13/12/2014) is the first mapathon of OpenStreetMap Belgium. They’re inviting everyone to the Missing Maps project as a way to learn OpenStreetMap and map regions in order to save lives. Together with experienced mappers you have the opportunity to offer a valuable contribution […]

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Apps for Antwerp: From Open Data to Open Services.

Since 2012 the City of Antwerp is releasing open data and the datasets keep coming our way, but that is not all what Antwerp is releasing. Now the City of Antwerp is adding Open Services that you can use in your 3rd party applications and websites as well. The first released service is the login-service, a single […]

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Open Belgium Conference 2015 is live!

The second edition of Open Belgium is upon us. On the 23rd of February 2015 the conference will take place in Palais des Congrès Namur in Wallonia. We hope to see 200 open data pioneers, practitioners, thinkers, researchers and entrepreneurs from all across Belgium to learn and discuss the next steps during this conference. And […]

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Pitch your brilliant open idea at the Opening Up Conference

With Future Everything and the Apps for Europe international business lounge happening in early 2015, it is time for another Local Business Lounge. This time we are happy to invite you to the Opening Up conference on the 3rd of December to present us your open data business idea. The concept of a business lounge […]

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