Hi Open New Yorkers,
Please see this invitation from Sarah Kaufman at the MTA:
I'm happy to announce that the MTA is hosting its first-ever
Unconference for Developers. Here are the details:
To foster collaboration between the MTA and the developer
community, an MTA Unconference for developers will hosted by
Google at their Manhattan office on May 5, 2010, from 6:30 to
10 PM. New MTA data sets will be released and data
representatives from all MTA agencies will be on hand to answer
Speakers will include:
- Jay Walder, Chairman and CEO, MTA
- Derek Gottfrid, Senior Software Architect / Product
Technologist, The New York Times
- Bernhard Seefeld, Senior Product Manager, Google Maps
- Nick Grossman, Director of Civic Works, OpenPlans (formerly
The Open Planning Project)
- Moderated by Anil Dash, Entrepreneur and Director of Expert
Dinner will be served.
- Release of new data sets
- Panel discussion about the current landscape and future of
open Transportation data and development in the New York region
- Breakout sessions with topics chosen by attendees
- A special announcement you won't want to miss!
Please register here: http://mta.info/developers/conf.html
There is no cost to attend, but space is limited. Applications
to attend the MTA Unconference must be received no later than
12:01 AM on Friday, April 30th. Your application does not
guarantee attendance. Reservation confirmations, including
program details, will be emailed on April 30th.
If you're a developer and not already participating in the MTA
developer community, please join our Google Group athttp://groups.google.com/group/mtadeveloperresources
Follow news about the MTA Unconference on Twitter at #mtadev.