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Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Monthly Indieweb Homebrew Club Meetup #4

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Learn how to create your own website from scratch!
We would like to invite you to participate in the Indieweb Homebrew Website Club Meetup, hosted in A Lab on every third Wednesday of the month. Indie Web Camp is an international organization of volunteers who teach web literacy and promote the indieweb principles. Martin Lopatka (Lab 004 in A Lab) works for Mozilla who have long been advocates of an inclusive and healthy Internet. Together with A Lab, Martin, and the indieweb community, we are happy to announce the next Indie Web Homebrew Website Club meetup in Amsterdam.

The event is free and open to anyone that wants to learn how to build a website.

We are also looking for volunteers that can help in guiding the participants. Do you know HTML, CSS, a little bit of JavaScript? Want to share your knowledge, or just get to know some like-minded folks? let us know!

Date: Wednesday, April 11

Time: 6.30 - 10pm

For more details, you can send an email to info@a-lab.nl.

Event on Apr 11th
Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Launch of the The Urban Commons of Culture, Past & Present

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A new online platform for reflection and exchange on how culture and creativity can thrive in cities in an open and inclusive way.

Confirmed speakers:
- Elizabeth Currid-Halkett (Chair in Urban and Regional Planning and professor of public policy at the Price School, recent book The Sum of Small Things. A Theory of the Aspirational Class)
- Tim Verlaan (assistant professor, Urban History, University of Amsterdam, recent book De ruimtemakers. Projectontwikkelaars en de Nederlandse binnenstad 1950-1980)
- Roel Griffioen, (journalist/PhD researcher, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ghent University, recent book De Frontlinie: Bestaansonzekerheid en gentrificatie in de Creatieve Stad)

- Panel discussion chaired by Marielle Hendriks of De Boekmanstichting, including representatives from local arts, culture, and creative industries (Vera de Jong Urban Connectors and Lucas Hendricks (A-Lab).

Event on Apr 4th
Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Monthly Open Vertical Farm Tour

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Want to know all about hands-on Vertical Farming? Join our open tour! Every third Tuesday of the month in A Lab, from the 4 pm meet at The Coffee Virus.

A Lab Vertical Farm explores the way we will grow food in the 21st century. How can new technologies help us build a more sustainable, clean and safe ecosystem around food production and consumption? The crops from this farm will be used by The Coffee Virus. The data collection will add to our future knowledge base. Next to this, the farm will also educate 500 children about the future of food and healthy living.
Check out this informative movie for more info: https://vimeo.com/232490917

Want to become a vertical farmer and volunteer in this amazing project? Email info@a-lab.nl for info and an invitation to the next meeting. We already have an amazing list of people that are helping, but are always looking for more!

+ RSVP by emailing info@a-lab.nl.

Event on Mar 20th
Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Monthly Open Vertical Farm Tour

Featured image

Want to know all about hands-on Vertical Farming? Join our open tour! Every third Tuesday of the month in A Lab, from the 4 pm meet at The Coffee Virus.

A Lab Vertical Farm explores the way we will grow food in the 21st century. How can new technologies help us build a more sustainable, clean and safe ecosystem around food production and consumption? The crops from this farm will be used by The Coffee Virus. The data collection will add to our future knowledge base. Next to this, the farm will also educate 500 children about the future of food and healthy living.
Check out this informative movie for more info: https://vimeo.com/232490917

Want to become a vertical farmer and volunteer in this amazing project? Email info@a-lab.nl for info and an invitation to the next meeting. We already have an amazing list of people that are helping, but are always looking for more!

+ RSVP by emailing info@a-lab.nl.

Event on Feb 20th
Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Festival Multiple Journalism

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Multiple Journalism is an ongoing research project into new ways of telling (journalistic) stories.
On March the 29th of 2018 Verspers is hosting a festival on innovative storytelling, with best practices from around the world, inspiring workshops and good music, at A Lab, Amsterdam.
The festival agenda consists of speeches from international experts, workshops and networking sessions.
Sounds exciting, right? Then hurry up and take the early bird tickets.

If you want to stay informed, you can check the Facebook event page for more information about the speakers and the program, as the organisers keep publishing the confirmed speakers.

Event on Mar 29th
Viktorija Balodis, Marketing intern at A Lab Amsterdam, posted

Appsterdam Bi-weekly Wednesday Business Chat

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This is a lunchtime lecture, so we share lunch in the spirit of Appsterdam. Bring something to share, and Appsterdam we'll provide the bread.

12:30 Welcome! Doors open and lunch

13:00 Kick-off

14:00 Program ends

14:30 Meeting room closes.

Appsterdam is a volunteer-run, non-profit community, which organizes events for App Makers, by App Makers. They provide infrastructure to support the app ecosystem with weekly lectures, weekly bar meetups, peer support, tech events, and more. The goal is to bring people together, no matter what background or skill level you possess. Cross-pollination is the key to innovation. At any of our events, you can meet a developer, a designer, an accountant, a marketer​, or even a lawyer. Who knows? Maybe the person you meet is the one who will raise your project to a higher level, or change your life for the better.

Find more information about the weekly Wednesday Lunch Lectures on the MeetUp page of Appsterdam (www.meetup.com/Appsterdam/)

Event on Mar 28th