Global Innovation Gathering
2018-12-27, 11:00–23:00, OIO presentation desk 5
Language: English

GIG, the global network of social and technological innovators is bringing its members and their projects to the Congress for a showcase and interactive workshops

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tl;dr: GIG is the global network of social and technological innovators. #wearegig

Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) is a vibrant, diverse community of innovation hubs, makerspaces, hackerspaces and other grassroot innovation community spaces and initiatives as well as individual innovators, makers, technologists and changemakers. GIG is pursuing a new vision for global cooperation based on equality, openness and sharing. We aim to enable more diversity in the production of technology, and global innovation processes and support open and sustainable solutions developed by grassroot innovators. With strong roots in the global south, we share, collaborate and work together globally. GIG provides a platform for meaningful exchange by fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration between its members.