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Hacky New Year!

January 12 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

WHY: Tech holds the promise to empower active citizenship and make institutions more accessible, accountable and efficient. Instead it’s been used to subvert American Democracy. It’s time for you to take it personally.

WHAT: A convening of the local civic tech community to focus on connecting people who want to make a difference with local tech-for-good projects that need their help. It’s a chance to get inspired, imagine a better future, and contribute your talent.

WHO: You. Whether you’re a concerned citizen or a technical wizard, you have something to contribute. Projects will need coders, designers, researchers, project managers, subject matter experts, and just ordinary people.

HOW: Bring your laptop, your creativity, and your collaborative spirit to Code Fellows on Saturday, January 12th. Join a project or create your own at DemocracyLab.org.

This hackathon will continue the momentum from our events in August, September, and November.

The agenda for January 12th is:

8:30 Registration and Coffee
9:00 Welcome and Overview
9:15 Paul Alley, City of Seattle Open Data Manager
9:30 Project Fair and Team Formation
10:00 Teamwork
12:00 Working Lunch
4:30 Project Presentations
5:30 Closing Comments and Adjourn

Details

Date:
January 12
Time:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hacky-new-year-tickets-52740707877

Venue

Code Fellows – Seattle
2901 3rd Ave #300
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
Phone:
2066819318
Website:
www.codefellows.org/calendar