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Open Data for Impact: How can Open Data be used to empower youth and citizens to create societal change?

Conference – Symposium - Forum

29 June 2021 | Neumünster Abbey, Luxembourg

An opportunity to learn more about Open Data and discover the role of different stakeholders in this field in Luxembourg and Europe! Link to register in person in the description below !

Are you interested in Open Data and curious to learn how can Open Data be used to empower youth and citizens to create societal change? Join us!

It’s time for us to wrap up our Erasmus+ Project on Open Data “Public Makers”. We are proud to present our new resources to facilitate Open Data education and access

If you want to understand better how Open Data can be used to empower youth and citizens to create societal change, come and join us on the 29th of June from 17:00 to 19:00 at the Neumünster Abbey in Luxembourg

We will present our Erasmus+ Project results on Open Data “Public Makers” and we will be delighted to welcome key stakeholders who are actively contributing to the field of Open Data in Luxembourg and Europe

Overview of the line-up:

- Francis Kaell, in charge of the Open Data Division at the Press and Information Office at the Luxembourgish Government

- Dr. Slim Turki, Senior Researcher at the Luxembourgish Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

- Imeshi Weerasinghe, CEO and co-founder at WEO, optimising water resource management using data from space and AI to help build a more sustainable future for all

- Julia Zagrodzka, Project Assistant at the Publications Office of the European Union presenting EU Datathon in a nutshell

- Rusne Sileryte, CTO and co-founder at geoFluxus (1st place winner at the EU datathon 2020 for EU Green Deal challenge), an open source platform for resource mapping and analytics as the essential trigger for a Circular Economy

- Ralph Marschall, Digitalisation Project Manager at the National Library of Luxembourg (BNL)

**** To register in person: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-data-for-impact-tickets-159740304551 ****

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Training overview


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This Conference – Symposium - Forum is

for 150 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Youth researchers

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s):



WIDE (Others)

Women in Digital Empowerment (WIDE) is a non-profit organisation initiated in Luxembourg which aims to empower women with and thanks to digital as well as to increase the number of women seizing their opportunities in the digital economy and society.

WIDE's mission is to offer practical support and activities to include more women and men in the field of digital as well as the contribution to build a more diverse workforce and a wider ICT talent pipeline for Luxembourg.


Contact for questions:

Athena Vassilopoulos


Phone: +352621665335


Participation fee

Free event! 

Accommodation and food


Travel reimbursement


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