Amnesty Codejam - Help us get our Android alert app for activists ready to pilot! Sat 15th June

From: Tanya O.
Sent on: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:58 PM
Hello everyone,

I wanted to share this Amnesty event that we're running on Saturday in central London. I thought it may be of interest to some on this list. Hope to see some of you there!

Have a nice day :)

--------------------------------------------

Amnesty International & ThoughtWorks cordially invite you to join us at the inaugural Panic Button Open Jam!



Panic Button is a mobile alert system which enables human rights activists to trigger a rapid response from their network in an emergency.

Learn more: 
http://livewire.amnesty.org/2013/04/15/how-to-turn-a-mobile-phone-into-an-alert-system-for-activists




We're looking for Android DevelopersFrontend DevelopersDevops folksUX'ersContent-people, Videographers, and Activists to donate a day to enable Amnesty to begin the app's pilot with activists in the field.
There will be lots happening across three different teams on the day:

  • An Android Team will work on completing 3 new features of the Panic Button app
  • A Website Team will work on getting a website up and running for controlled distribution of the app
  • A Training & Security Team will produce an introductory video and draft tips on secure use of the app for activists

Breakfast will be served from 8.30am and we will be kicking-off at 9am sharp. Lunch will be provided and drinks from 6pm.

Venue address:
ThoughtWorks offices
Berkshire House
[masked] High Holborn
London, WC1V 7AA
View map

Below is some information about what the day will involve. If you have any questions please email [address removed]



Please RSVP here: http://goo.gl/vCsn8



We look forward to seeing you there!

– The  Panic Button Team


Inline images 1

--
Tanya O'Carroll
Project Officer, Technology and Human Rights

tel: +44 (0)[masked]  5874

mobile: +44 (0)[masked]
twitter:
@tanyaocarroll | @amnestyonline


--

Working to protect human rights worldwide

DISCLAIMER

This email has been sent by Amnesty International Limited (a company registered in England and Wales limited by guarantee, number[masked] with registered office at 1 Easton St, London WC1X 0DW). Internet communications are not secure and therefore Amnesty International does not accept legal responsibility for the contents of this message. If you are not the intended recipient you must not disclose or rely on the information in this e-mail. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Amnesty International unless specifically stated. Electronic communications including email might be monitored by Amnesty International for operational or business reasons.

This message has been scanned for viruses by Postini. www.postini.com

This email message originally included an attachment.

Our Sponsors

  • Novoda

    Organising speakers, dates, attendees and advocating attendance.

  • SkillsMatter

    Offers use of their meeting areas and recording facilities

  • Google

    Offering Pizza & Beer to attendees at key events.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy