iMinds organises first Belgian OASC meeting

OASC Secretariat

Jun 14, 2015


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Bringing together the cities who signed up in Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) 1st Wave – Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent – and the cities who are considering to participate in the upcoming waves, this Belgian session is meant to combine an information session on OASC & FIWARE enablers with a unique match making session

This meeting on June 24, 2015, will connect the Open & Agile Smart Cities community in Europe with entrepreneurs eager to develop apps and services based on your cities data.


09:30    Welcome coffee & network
10:00    Welcome by Pieter Ballon (Vice-chair, Connected Smart Cities)
10:15    Smart cities BluePrint by Nils Walravens
10:45    Open Data Movement in Belgium by Pieter Colpaert
11:30    CreatiFI – a FIWARE accelerator providing an open innovation platform for cities by Ingrid Willems
12:00    OASC next steps (test bed / NGSI / realtime data)

12:30    Lunch & networking at the market place where entrepreneurs and cities can meet

14:00    Co-creation Session: How to become a smart city (in groups)
16:00    End of the meeting

Join us on June 24th at iMinds-VUB offices (Pleinlaan 9, Brussels) for a unique matchmaking event and get in touch with entrepreneurs and existing members. We’ll explain you how to become part of the Open & Agile Smart Cities Initiative and show some best practices and concrete examples.

Interested cities can join the meeting by registering here.

Pieter Ballon, iMindsFor more information on this initiative you can contact Prof. Dr. Pieter Ballon, Vice-chair of the Connected Smart Cities Network Board and iMinds Living Lab Director, as a local contact point for OASC BE.