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Chicago Hackathon on Immigration

Hi folks,
Join us at our Chicago Migrahack (tutorial/hackathon)

Best insight team project: $1,500
Best data visualization team project: $1,500
2nd place data visualization team project: $1,000
Audience Favorite: $500
PLUS: Best storytelling with data visualization (animations and infographics are welcome!): $2,500

Registration Page:

Open to:
UX/UI visual designers.
Desktop application developers.
Mobile application developers.
Backend and front end Gurus.
Background in open data sources.

We will split the 3-day event into a tutorial for newbies and experts (mainly around using Fusion Tables, Tableau, D3), and hackathon for those who want to tool with the data

Workshops, Friday, May 31, 2013 MIXER AT 6:00PM AND THE CHICAGO MIGRAHACK BEGINS!

Developers, meet your Migrahack journalist collaborators and start your engines to fuel one project to hack together. Complete your work by 4:00pm Sunday June 2nd. and present it to the judges and other Migrahack teams.

(We will form the teams and select the topic to hack, during the mixer)

Event Focus: Form a team to build an informative data visualization project (maps, interactive graphic) using open data on immigration.

Data Sets: The organizers will provide the data for the hackathon. The data will be in CSV and Excel formats to speed up the event. Data links also.

Cost: Event is free and we will cover the food, but space is limited. Act quickly to take advantage... We will send the invitation confirmation code via email.


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  • Chris C.

    family member sick.

    May 30, 2013

  • Dean W.

    Dang, can't make it after all.

    May 21, 2013

  • Sanjeev A.

    Looking forward to fund any exciting ideas.

    May 11, 2013

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