Open Space for a political party

I hosted an Open Space for a regional political party, as a kick-off meeting for their new political campaign. Through Open Space they got to discuss all kinds of topics that are important to them, without letting one person take over the meeting. Everyone got to speak, everyone got to contribute, and the result is […]

European Local Makers Network exhibtion on the Amsterdam Maker Festival

Ohhh I am really looking forward to this weekend when 20 beautiful makers and artists will join the ELMN exhibit at the Amsterdam Maker Festival. I am especially impressed with all the people who volunteered to help out! It feels like teamwork! Sarah designed the very first ever logo of the European Local Makers Network, […]

Exhibition European Local Makers Network

From August 19th to 21st, the Amsterdam Maker Festival will take place at the marineterrein in Amsterdam. European Local Makers Network will partcipate in this event with an exhibit and knowledge sharing sessions. We will have a small space full of beautiful products by local makers in our network. Because I have a desk at […]

European Local Makers Network (ELMN)

Last Thursday we made a start for the European Local Makers Network (ELMN)! Let me tell you a little more about this initiative. I started a Meetup group a while ago with makers from the Amsterdam area.¬†There is so much potential in this group! So when Makerversity¬†Amsterdam hosted an open night for new members, we […]

Hosting at the Beyond RCT Conference

Last Monday I was the day host at a conference about citizen-driven research called Beyond RCT. RCT’s are Randomized Controlled Trials, a method that is often used in medical research. The goal of the conference was to expand the scope of research, and to find ways to include findings by patients and non-medical professionals into […]