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October 2018

Future Session #8: How can (open) data benefit smallholders

October 30, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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In 2018, The Spindle and HumanityX (Centre for Innovation of Leiden University) collaborate in organising a series of monthly inspirational working sessions for our mutual communities! In these sessions, we’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work! What can you expect from it? - What is open data?…

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November 2018

Future Session #10 – Reinventing the Future with Open Innovation & Design

November 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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*Registration required, see below* In 2018, The Spindle and HumanityX (Centre for Innovation of Leiden University) collaborate in organising a series of monthly inspirational working sessions for our mutual communities! In these sessions, we’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work. What we will do in this session:…

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January 2019

Workshop: Connecting directly with people in crisis situations

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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Learn why we create these connections and how the insights gathered will result in better humanitarian aid. We believe that those affected by crisis situations are the best to identify their problems, needs, and solutions. However, decisions affecting their lives are often made on behalf of them and not with them. We want to change that. So, instead of making decisions based on assumptions, include the opinion of the communities into your decision, and learn first-hand how impactful your interventions…

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February 2019

Future Session #1: Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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In 2019, The Spindle and the Hague Humanity Hub are jointly organising a series of (almost) monthly inspirational working sessions for our mutual communities! In these sessions, we’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work! Data might be the “oil of the 21st century”. But why it so powerful? What are the opportunities of data…

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Future Sessions #1: Data, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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The Spindle and the Hague Humanity Hub are organising a series of (almost) monthly inspirational working sessions for our mutual communities! In these sessions, we’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work! Data might be the “oil of the 21st century”. But why it so powerful? What are…

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March 2019

Data Science Initiative Workshop: Land-grabbing

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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On Friday 8 March the Data Science Initiative is running a workshop at the Humanity Hub on a predictive tool for land-grabbing. The workshop will be attended by techies, land rights experts, academics, lawyers and more, and will focus on the data sources and information required to build such a tool. This workshop follows another workshop on 22 February which looked at the target users of such a tool and refining the problem statement. The project was initiated by the…

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Future Session #2: Earth Observation & Big Data Analysis

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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Mapping and tracking social and environmental impact through earth observation and big data analysis This Future Session marks second workshop brought to you by a collaboration between The Hague Humanity Hub and The Spindle! We aim to bring our mutual communities workshops on the challenging development issues we face in the world today. Did you know that there are almost 5000 satellites moving around our planet at the moment? Some of them look for life outside our galaxy, but most…

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April 2019

A Privilege-Free Day

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5
Den Haag, 2513 AM Netherlands
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The Hague Freedom Weeks In the run-up to Dutch Liberation Day on 5 May, The Hague is dedicating three whole weeks to freedom. Het Nutshuis will open its doors on Sunday 14 April as part of The Hague Freedom Weeks. Together with Hague Talks Youth, the Kinder- en Jongerenrechtswinkel (legal aid organisation for children and young people), the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Justice and Peace Nederland, Het Nutshuis is organising an interactive afternoon. Come and experience just how much freedom you…

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Future Session #3: Navigating the Data Journey Methodology (Akvo)

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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In 2019, The Spindle and the Hague Humanity Hub collaborate in organising a series of (almost) monthly inspirational working sessions for our mutual communities! In these sessions, we’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work! Future Session #3 In this interactive session, Marten Schoonman, services manager at Akvo, will facilitate a workshop on…

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May 2019

IATI Learning event: From publication to data use

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
New World Campus, Spaarneplein 2
Den Haag, 2515VK Netherlands
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Are you looking for ways to turn publishing in IATI into something meaningful for your organisation? Do you want to share your experiences with IATI (International Aid Transparency Initiative) as a tool to share and monitor progress within your programs? Then save the date for the next IATI Learning Event: Thursday, the 9th of May. Amongst Dutch development organisations, we see the focus shift to the actual use of data in IATI. We see a growing interest amongst organisations to…

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