Move It Forward: digital starter event for girls and women

Hi everybody,

We are launching our 2-day digital starter event this weekend* and we are really excited about it! We will brainstorm ideas, work on projects and come up with creative digital solutions to cyberbullying and online hate speech.

We will be offering four workshops on the subject of data visualisation, web and app development and the how to deploy your app or website on a cloud computing platform. Experts from big tech companies will be onsite to lead workshops and coach participants on their projects. Here is the updated program for the event:

Day 1 – 28 November (Saturday):
  • 8:00-8:30 – Registration & Coffee
  • 8:30-9:30 – Opening Plenary: Inspiring talks by Move It Forward Partners
  • 9:30-11:30 – Workshop 1: Basic Infographics & Data-driven Storytelling with Tableau with Ms. Sophie Sparkes / Tableau
  • 12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch Break
  • 13:30-15:30 – Workshop 2: Build a Website with WordPress with Ms. Lies Pelsmakers / Stamp
  • 15:30-18:00 – Proposals, Idea Selection & Team Grouping
  • 18:00-19:00 – Dinner
  • 19:00-22:00 – Project Work

Day 2 – 29 November (Sunday):

  • 8:00-8:30 – Coffee & Danishes
  • 8:30-10:30 – Workshop 3: Building an Android Smartphone App with App Inventor with Ms. Rosanna Kurrer / DLI
  • 10:30-12:30 – Workshop 4: Launch Your Business with Amazon Web Services (includes 1-year free AWS membership for all participants):  Ms. Nicola Walsh & Ms. Madalina Lazar, AWS
  • 12:30-13:30 – Lunch Break
  • 13:30-16:00 – Project Work with Coaches
  • 16:00-17:00 – Presentation Preparation
  • 17:00-19:00 – Closing Plenary:  Project Presentations & Judging
  • 19:00-21:00 – Awards Dinner & Networking

The event is free, and we still have a limited number of places left, so don’t hesitate to sign up at this link: http://bit.ly/movebrussels

Have a safe week, and hope to see you all sometime soon!

All the best,

Rosanna

*This event is postponed to 23-24 January due to the security situation in Brussels.  Looking forward to welcoming you then!