Events

We see our public events as an important part of our research process. We can reflect on our projects and together with our partners we are actively seeking a dialogue with visitors. Our events are mainly taking place at the historic Waag building in Amsterdam, but also at selected other national and international locations.

  • 06
    Jun
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.
  • 07
    Jun
    We care
    MakeHealth Lab
    Can we apply digital fabrication tools for healthcare applications? And how can we personalise designs?
  • 11
    Jun
    We code
    Future Internet Lab
    Ivonne Jansen-Dings is one of the speakers at the event 'From ctrl-alt-del to alt-gov' in Ghent on June 11th.
  • 19
    Jun
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    WeMakeThe.City is the festival that makes cities better. A five-day event in which we will tackle urgent challenges in urban daily life.
  • 19
    Jun
    We code
    Open Design Lab
    June 19th we’ll set our sails for open water to fix the broken internet.
  • 21
    Jun
    We code
    Future Internet Lab
    On June 19th Waag is hosting a full day conference with inspiring keynote speakers, break-out sessions and panel discussion on Strategies for I
  • 05
    Jul
    We care
    MakeHealth Lab
    During this meetup we present the results of the MakeHealth: prototyping series and the online platform Careables.
  • 06
    Jul
    We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    Two-day programme in which exhibition makers, educators and curators explore the musea as experimental laboratorium and stay overnight in the NEMO…
  • 11
    Jul
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    The annual FAB conference of the Fab Lab Network will be spread out over multiple locations in France this year.
  • 25
    Sep
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    Fabricademy is a transdisciplinary course that focuses on the development of new technologies applied in the textile industry.
  • 28
    Jan
    We make
    BioHack Academy
    Are you interested in biotechnology, but you don’t have a background in either biology or technology? Do you like to make things yourself and tinker…