Tag: Brussels

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Promoting Cultural and Creative Industries: Maximising their Economic and Social Contribution in the EU

Europe is the second largest Cultural and Creative industries (CCIs or Cultural and Creative sector, CCS) market in the world after Asia. A study by ‘Cultural Times’ estimates that European Union creates 32% of global CCI revenues and 26% of … Continue reading


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DPF Manager Workshop

On Wednesday, December 13, PACKED and the Royal Library of Belgium, in collaboration with the University of Girona, organise a workshop “Quality Control of TIFF Files”. The workshop is intended for digital archivists who are responsible for the long-term preservation of TIFF files. During the workshop you will learn how to gain an insight into the technical properties of TIFF files and what you can do to preserve them for future generations. The workshop is conceived as a hands-on session, where participants get started with TIFF files from their own collection. Continue reading


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veraPDF Workshop

On Friday, November 24, PACKED and the Royal Library of Belgium, in collaboration with the Open Preservation Foundation, organise a workshop “Quality Control of PDF Files”. The workshop is intended for digital archivists who are responsible for the long-term preservation of PDF files. During the workshop you will learn how to gain an insight into the technical properties of PDF files and what you can do to preserve them for future generations. The workshop is conceived as a hands-on session, where participants get started with PDF files from their own collection. Continue reading


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Civic Epistemologies @ Riches Second Policy Seminar

“New Horizons for Cultural Heritage – Recalibrating relationships: bringing cultural heritage and people together in a changing Europe” was the Second Policy Seminar organised by the RICHES project to discuss how the project can provide insights to support evidence-based policymaking in Europe. Mauro Fazio, with the team from Promoter, was there to continue talking about the CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project. Continue reading


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Show & Tell & Touch: Digital Culture and Education

Contemporary education, formal classrooms, museum educational programmes, lifelong learning are all increasingly embracing ‘the digital’. As more and more arts and culture artefacts become available in this digital space, it was only a matter of time before the two worlds, … Continue reading


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Scenario workshop on Open eGovernment Services

How Can the Public Sector Become an Agent of Innovation? As part of the preparatory work for the definition of the New eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 the European Commission DG CONNECT has asked to PwC, Open Evidence and the Institute of Baltic Studies to organise a Scenario Workshop on the future of Open eGovernment Services. The event will take place in Brussels on the 31th of May 2016. Continue reading


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New Horizons for Cultural Heritage

“New Horizons for Cultural Heritage – Recalibrating relationships: bringing cultural heritage and people together in a changing Europe” is the Second Policy Seminar organised by the RICHES project to discuss how the project can provide insights to support evidence-based policymaking in Europe. The seminar comprised political updates by representatives from the European Parliament and the European Commission, the presentation of policy recommendations from the RICHES project and Round Table / World cafè style discussions aimed at providing ‘joined-up’ policy recommendations to be used in the definition of the H2020 work programme for 2018-2020. Continue reading


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EC Workshop on CULTURES & CITIZENSHIP: RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Friday, 8 April 2016, 9.00-16.00 Brussels, Covent Garden, 9th floor, room 183 (COV2 9.0183) 16, Place Charles Rogier, BE-1210 Brussels This workshop gathered projects on Social Sciences and Humanities that focus on different aspects of cultures and citizenship. Agenda and … Continue reading


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European Standardisation of cloud computing contracts, SLAs and procurement

This workshop offers an opportunity to learn of progress in the standardization of Cloud contracts and SLAs by ISO-liaison body SLALOM and cloud procurement by PICSE, two EC-backed initiatives. Delegates can contribute to the emerging standards and understand how they can use the emerging results within their organisations. Continue reading


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CloudScape and Net Futures 2016 dissemination opportunities

The AppHub team is glad to welcome you and your partners involved in open source innovation in Brussels, at two upcoming events, with interactive support for your project and AppHub Store demontrations: CloudScape and NetFutures 2016. Do not miss these opportunities to deploy and run your software on multiple clouds, physical and virtual infrastructures. Continue reading