Tech for Development Workshops

As part of the Digital for Development program, NGO Federatie, Close the Gap and Agoria join forces to organize a series of “Tech for Development” workshops.  These are hands-on, free workshops specifically developed to the needs of NGOs and non-profits active in Development Cooperation (in English). Private sector actors in the same field are also welcome.

Oct 10: Digital Marketing - SOLD OUT

Communication/advertising/media/PR/others responsible in NGOs and non-profits will learn about the latest opportunities and trends in digital marketing (including the latest Facebook tools and others) that are potentially applicable in their field of work. They will also get an overview of some of the key players, tools and trainings available, including some practical info such as cost, scope, requirements, timing to put such projects in place.

  • Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Location: Facebook offices (Brussels)
  • Time: 9:30 to 13:00 (including lunch)
  • Speakers: Facebook, Techsoup/Socialware, Emakina
  • This session is sold out! But you can still register here to be on the waiting list. The deadline to register is 1st October!

Oct 16: Blockchain Opportunities

In this workshop, several speakers will try to demystify the Blockchain technology.  And, by hand of very practical examples, NGO’s and non-profits will learn more about the potential opportunities and applications possible in the field of development cooperation, such as tracking, transparency, and accountability not only in funding & donations, but also in governance, food & agriculture, healthcare & medicine, environment, identity, and education. The audience will get a concrete overview from different actors in the blockchain value-chain to put such projects in place.

  • Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Location: Hub Brussels
  • Agenda:
    • 9:30-10: Welcome
    • 10-12: Workshop
    • 12-13: Network luncheon
  • Speakers:  Hub Brussels, SettleMint, Via Don Bosco, World Food Organisation (TBC),…
  • Register here.

Nov 28: Mobile Applications

NGOs and non-profits will learn more about the latest opportunities and key players in mobile application development.  Examples will be shown that can better assist them in their work in the field, in Monitoring & Evaluation, fundraising, etc.  The audience will also get a concrete overview of the cost, scope, requirements, timing and key players to put such projects in place.

  • Date: Nov 28, 2019
  • Location: BeCentral (Google Atelier Digital)
  • Time: 1:15-4:30
  • Speakers: Flow Pilots, Google Digital Atelier, …
  • Register here