Working groups, meetings and other initiatives


AI 4 Belgium is a community-led approach to enable Belgian people and organizations to capture the opportunities of AI while facilitating the ongoing transition responsibly. AI 4 Belgium has the ambition to position Belgium in the European AI landscape.


Every year, the National Geographical Institute organizes BeGeo, the national geo-information fair that brings together government, the private sector and the research community.

Belgian Web Accessibility

The Federal Public Service BOSA has been designated in the Royal Decree of 5 September 2019 as the control body for the accessibility of websites and mobile applications for the public sector and for defining the control method as provided for in the European Directive (EU) 2016/2102. The Belgian Web Accessibility Office (BWAO) is a steering group set up and led by the FPS BOSA to carry out these tasks properly in consultation with the Regions and Communities.

GAIA-X for Belgium

Gaia-X is a digital ecosystem, working to create an environment in which data can be shared and stored under the control of data owners and users. Where rules are defined and respected, so that data and services can easily be made available. Gaia-X has the potential to create unprecedented opportunities for innovative, data-driven business models and new solutions that help European companies of all sizes and industries to scale up and compete globally.

Open data portals meeting

Informal meetings uniting the maintainers of the various open data portals in Belgium at national, regional and local level + invited experts.