Lab Laboo Cafés

A series of thematic events on innovation for a 3Zero World!


The Lab Laboo Cafés are a series of thematic events taking place throughout the year. These Cafés deal with several topics related to innovation serving the common good. Their objective is to gather the key actors of the digital sector who are working for a 3Zero world. Offering a space for networking, inspiration and healthy competition is what the Lab Laboo Cafés are about. The goal is also to foster partnerships and cooperation opportunities between Convergences’ multi-sector audience and the Lab Laboo stakeholders.



Café Lab Laboo 100% Hacking Against Natural Disasters

22nd of February 2017, from 9 to 11 a.m. at La Paillasse, 226 rue Saint-Denis, 75002 Paris

When hackers mobilizing before natural disasters contribute to saving lives: What is the added value of digital volunteers before, during and after major natural disasters? How can they cooperate with traditional actors on both prevention and emergency response to major crises ?


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8/12 - Conference on Open data with the support of the Lab Laboo Cafés

December 8th, from 9 to 11am at the IRD, 32 Avenue Henri Varagnat, 93140 Bondy

How to develop a both global and local community empowerment approach around Open Data and Open Street Map? What are the main challenges faced by development actors at the local level? What resources can they use? What are the most innovative solutions when it comes to open data? How does open data contribute to a more inclusive and sustainable world?


Christian Ambaud, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Nicolas Chavent, Open Street Map

Ninon DuvalBond’innov

Nelly Robin, Laboratoire Migrinter, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)


23 November - Lab Laboo 100 Café % Civic Tech

On 23 novembre from 9 to 11 pm at the bookstore La Régulière, with the support of ConnectX.

How to define what civic tech is ? How to develop its ecosystem? How to ensure that civic tech remains a democratic and inclusive tool for all ?


Claire-Marie Foulquier-Gazagnes, Etalab

– David Guez, Co-Founder,

– Luc Picot, Director, Décider Ensemble

– Julie de Pimodan, Executive Director, Fluicity

– Camille Vaziaga, Delegate-General, Renaissance Numérique

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1st of July - Lab Laboo Café 100% Women Entrepreneurs

On 1st of July from 9 to 11 pm in Paris Pionnières’s premises, on the following issues :

How to make digital technologies a tool for social inclusion and women empowerment? Women entrepreneurs, private businesses and public authorities: what are their synergies? Who are these women who contribute to the social and digital revolution?


– Emilie Poisson, Executive Director, Convergences

– Thierry Taboy, Vice-President, CSR Department, Groupe Orange

– Caroline Ramade, Deputy General-Delegate, Paris Pionnières

– Erwan Kezzar, Co-Founder, Simplon

– Emmanuelle Paillat, Director, Bluebees

– Chloé Bonnet, Co-Founder, Five by Five

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