|Hack4Europe!2012, Leuven, Belgium|
Hack4Europe! is a series of hack days organised by the Europeana Foundation and its partners and provide an exciting environment to explore the potential of open cultural data for social and economic growth in Europe.
Hack4Europe! 2012 road show will include 3 hackathons in 3 different countries organised by Europeana and selected Europeana Awareness partners between 9 May and 21 June. The kick-off of this programme, Hack4Europe! 2012, will be at the Europeana Awareness event "Culture for digital innovation" on 9 May 2012 in Brussels.
Hack4Europe!2012 Leuven will take place alongside the Europeana Plenary from 13 to 15 June in Leuven and will bring together up to 30 developers from across Europe. hey have access to the diverse and rich Europeana collections containing over 21 million records, Europeana Search API (incl. a test key and technical documentation), digitized WW1 memorabilia collected during the Europeana WW1 road shows in spring 2012 and Europeana Linked Open Data Pilot datasets, which currently comprise about 2.5 million Europeana records available under a CC0 license.
Participants will be encouraged to try out their ideas for creative reuse of the Europeana content and build prototypes showcasing the social and business value of open cultural data. The suggested (but not obligatory) themes are:
To find out more check here!