NGI breaks down walls: decentralize social networking with ActivityPub

When:
April 19, 2021 @ 10:00 – 12:00 Europe/Brussels Timezone
2021-04-19T10:00:00+02:00
2021-04-19T12:00:00+02:00
Where:
Online event
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Joost Agterhoek

 

Logo for webinar organized by the ActivityPub community together with NGI Zero. Features a European Union flag and the text: ActivityPub for Administrations. Webinar and Workshop. April 19, 26 and 29. Join & participate!
Logo for webinars and workshop “ActivityPub for Administrations”

 

WHAT: Online webinars and workshop on federation and the decentralized social media protocol ActivityPub

WHEN:

  • April 19 10:00 – 12:00
  • April 26 10:00 – 12:00
  • April 29 14:00 – 16:00

WHERE: FediverseWebinars (BigBlueButton)

COST: Free

CONTACT: Joost Agterhoek, NGI Zero

 

Summary: Through two webinars and a workshop NGI Zero and the ActivityPub-community will showcase to national and European administrations how the decentralized social networking protocol ActivityPub can help European institutions retake their online presence.

Topic: ActivityPub

Focus: EU and national administrations

Audience:

  • Interested European and national administration including the European Commission, European Data Protection Supervisor, European Parliament
  • Policy makers notably in relation to platforms, the Digital Service Act and Digital Market Act
  • Recipients of NGI0 Discovery / PET-funding
  • Active representatives of the ActivityPub-community
  • Developers interested in NGI0 and ActivityPub

Co-authors of the official ActivityPub W3C Recommendation, advocates of the ActivityPub-community and developers of the federated universe will engage with representatives of European and national institutions including the European Commission, the European Data Protection Supervisor and European Parliament about the possibilities of federation and how the European Commission can announce important events on the federated universe (also known as the ‘fediverse’).

Webinar 1 – Introduce the decentralized social media protocol ActivityPub and its role on the fediverse

Webinar 2 – ActivityPub, the EU and the future. Federation and its role in the decentralized technology landscape

Workshop – Demonstrate how national and European administrations can adopt and benefit from ActivityPub

AGENDA

Access the full agenda here on the event website.

Two webinars will be held on Monday morning 19, and 26 of April from 10 to 12. A follow-up workshop will be held on Thursday 29 April afternoon from 14. Save the dates!