The first steps

Dear readers, in the last weeks we have been really busy establishing contact with people and organisations along our journey which are willing to collaborate with us. The feedback to our project has been very motivating so far and we are looking forward to starting our trip, meeting people and documenting open knowledge related projects along the way!

Our schedule for the next 2 months has been now confirmed and we are happy to share with you the first steps of our project:

Thursday, 4th July : Talknight @ Brmlab , Prague, Czech Republic

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Brmlab is a non-profit, community-run hackerspace in Prague. They provide a space where people who make things can come to share tools and knowledge. In this first stop, we will present our project on their July’s Talknight.

Wednesday, 10th July : Workshop @ metalab.at , Vienna, Austria

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Metalab is a hacker space in Vienna, Austria — an open center for people who do creative things with technology. On the 10th of july we are going to run our workshop on visualizing open data.

Thursday, 18th July : Workshop @ openlabs.cc , Tirana, Albania

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They are a non-government non-profit organization, based in Albania, that aims to support and promote initiatives which provide tools that bring knowledge closer to those more in need. We got in contact with its board member Redon Skikuli , who lives in Berlin, and will be interviewing him to experience about they are running in the fields of education, DIY and open-source culture. Also, we will do our workshop there as well.

Thursday, 25th July : Workshop @ FLOSSK , Prishtina, Kosovo

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FLOSS Kosovo is a non-governmental non-profit organization established in order to support, promote and develop the principles behind open source,open knowledge and creative commons. We will be visiting Prishtina at the end of july and will be meeting the people from the “Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova”, documenting what they are doing and running our workshop there with them.

Tuesday, 6th August : Workshop @ Zelazolab , Istanbul, Turkei

zelazo_logo_web.Zelazo is a space of exchange and production. It gathers those specialized in arts, design and technology with those that would like to imrpove their skills. We will be visiting them in August in order to document their space and run our workshop there.

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Open Steps is an independent blog aggregating worldwide information around Open Cultures in form of articles, videos and other resources. Its aim is to document Open Knowledge (OK) related projects and organisations either using Open Data, promoting Open Source technologies, launching Open Government initiatives, following the principles behind Open Science, supporting the release of information or practising Data Journalism. In this way, this site seeks to continue, this time virtually, the globetrotter project realised between July 2013 to July 2014 and discover further OK projects all around the world. Subscribe to our newsletter to be part of this amazing journey!

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