Plan4all Became a Member of GODAN

Plan4all joined the network of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative.

GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.  It is a rapidly growing group, currently with over 508 partners from national governments, non-governmental, international and private sector organisations.

The initiative focuses on building high-level support among governments, policymakers, international organizations and businesses.  GODAN promotes collaboration to harness the growing volume of data generated by new technologies to solve long-standing problems and to benefit farmers and the health of consumers.

Third Call for Members

The Plan4all association announces the third call for new members. This call aims to get on board organisations (legal entities) that are interested in becoming full members of the Plan4all association with all the benefits and rights as described in the Constitution.

If you are interested in becoming a Plan4all member, please apply through the questionnaire available at http://www.plan4all.eu/call-for-members/.

The call closes on 30 April 2017. New members will be announced shortly after that. Please stay tuned.

New Members of Plan4all

The second call for members organised at the end of 2016 has been evaluated. New members include:

 

Second Call for Members

The Plan4all association announces the second call for new members. This call aims to get on board organisations (legal entities) that are interested in becoming full members of the Plan4all association with all the benefits and rights as described in the Constitution.

If you are interested in becoming a Plan4all member, please apply through the questionnaire available at http://www.plan4all.eu/call-for-members/.

The results of the first call will be announced soon. Please stay tuned.

MEDHackathon

Med Patras

We are pleased to invite you to the MEDHACKATHON and the related conference which will take place between 13 – 15 of July 2016 in Patras, Greece, hosted by the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (CEID) of University of Patras.
Registration & Participation
Participation both at MEDHackathon and at the conference is free of charge, however, registration is required (Registration form here). After your registration you will receive a confirmation email with further details and information about your participation. Please register until 06.07.2016, as places are limited and we cannot guarantee acceptance of applications received after this date.

MEDHACKATHON is the first hackathon combined with a workshop organized in Patras (Greece), with the aim to create the space, where those with the interest in potential of Open Data can meet, present their ideas & knowledge and discuss the possible ways of further cooperation or project ideas. It is organized by the European Regional Framework for Co-operation (ERFC) & the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (CEID) of University of Patras.

MEDHACKATHON will last 3 days: from Wednesday, 13 July 2016 until the evening of Friday, 15 July 2016.

Med Open Data Conference “The potential of Open Data for Society & Entrepreneurship”
The Conference will take place on the 13th of July 2016. Conference topics will be focused on open data in various disciplines and areas, such as Open Governance, Open Education, Open Entrepreneurship and Voluntary initiatives.

Who should consider to register?

Enthusiasts willing to show what can be done with available open data and technologies as well as anybody with the interest in improvement or sharing the knowledge in related topics are more than welcome. The same applies for those willing to present available Open Data. Entrepreneurs and start uppers will have an opportunity to enhance business chances by widening targeted market and improving the impact of open data exploitation. The event will also open possibilities to build new business connections and opportunities among various types of stakeholders.

How to participate

Participation both at MEDHackathon and at the conference is free of charge, however, registration is required. After your registration you will receive a confirmation email with further details and information about your participation. Please register until 06.07.2016, as places are limited and we cannot guarantee acceptance of applications received after this date.

MedHackathon – preliminary programme

Day 1 Thursday 14.07.2016
12:00 – 15:00 Warm up, by presenting the aim of the event, input data and technology as well as participants. Pitching the ideas into the projects and setting up the project teams.
15:00 – 19:00 Launch of the coding, projects.

Day 2 Friday 15.07.2016
09:00 – 13:00 Day 2 follow up Coding
12:00 – 18:00 Day 2 follow up, presentation of the projects outcomes, evaluation and awarding of the best ones and the outlook for the future possible activities.

Contact Details & Web Presence
Contact organizers: Mr George Soulos (soulos@erfc.gr) and medhackathon@erfc.gr
For more info – please see the event’s website : http://www.medhackathon.eu/
and the Facebook event page : https://www.facebook.com/events/933007653420731/

ISAF & GEOMATICS IN PROJECTS & PLAN4ALL

isafA joint conference of 20th International Conference on Information Systems for Agriculture and Forestry (ISAF), Geomatics in Projects 2016 and 1st annual conference of Plan4all will be held on 5th and 6th October 2016 at the Kozel Chateau in the Czech Republic.

Plan4all will have its first annual meeting and the main target is to discuss some ideas on reuse of the Plan4all data and other project results by businesses and public administration.

More information about the event can be found at http://kgm.zcu.cz/geomatics-in-projects/.

 

 

Plan4all Website

The website of the Plan4all association has been updated and filled with relevant information. Further news will be shared via this channel. Stay tuned.