Join Open Data pioneers, practitioners, thinkers and researchers from across the world to unlock and advance the power of collaboration and Open Innovation in this joint conference by the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN), Citadel on the Move and the Linked Organisation of Local Authority ICT Societies (LOLA).

Expected Participants:

All those interested in learning more about Open Data, Open Development and Co-Creation.




Day 1 - Open Belgium

Open Belgium will host several keynote speeches about Open Data by policy makers in Flanders, Wallonia and Belgium. Break-out rooms will also host various workshops on specifi c subjects such as Open Transport in Belgium, Open Street Map in Belgium, the use of creative commons licenses, and the Belgian datasets that are most wanted to be opened up next.


Day 2 - Open Europe

Citadel on the Move presents an Open forum to policy makers and infl uencers alike to discuss the future of Open Data in Europe. Key topics will include interoperability of Open Data between European cities and regions, Open Data licensing and business models.


Day 3 - Open World

Open Data is a global phenomenon. Its true implications only become apparent when looking across border, across continents. The Data Days provide a platform for experts and enthusiasts from all over the world to get in touch, share experiences and exchange strategies so that Open Data may shape the future for all of us.

Physical location
Ghent, Belgium
De Bijloke
Muziekcentrum De Bijloke
Jozef Kluyskensstraat
9000 Gent