Re: [openny] Awesome upcoming BigApps events!

From: Ellen M.
Sent on: Thursday, April 11, 2013 5:50 PM
You guys have sweaters now, too, in addition to the track jackets?! ;)

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On Apr 11, 2013, at 5:15 PM, noel hidalgo <[address removed]> wrote:

I'll be there. Look for the guy in the Code For America sweater.

n

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On Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 17:04, Mike Lewis wrote:

Hi all,

Never met any of you OpenNY folks (I'm rather new to the list) but I'll be at the data visualization event tonight at Huffington Post (thanks for the info!). Write me if you'd like to meet up there. 

Thanks,
Mike


On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:12 PM, esmeralda <[address removed]> wrote:
Thanks! I signed in. C u tomorrow !

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On Apr 10, 2013, at 10:59 AM, noel hidalgo <[address removed]> wrote:


Friends,

Tonight and tomorrow, NYC BigApps is hosting two amazing evening events AND just opened tickets for the first BigIssue hackathon.

If you don't know about NYC BigApps, it is the city's apps / open data competition. THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO ALL! If you're in SF, KC, Boise, Dayton, Macon, etc, you can help build civic tools to solve our most pressing problems!

** TONIGHT **

Jobs and Economic Mobility Meetup at Robin Hood Foundation
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
FREE

Learn how technology can help New York City's underserved residents find gainful employment, develop workforce skills, and/or access worker support services. Leading speakers from Blue Ridge Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, Coatue Foundation and others will speak about these issues and the data that can be used to solve them.

** TOMORROW **

Data Visualization Meetup at the Huffington Post
Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
FREE

Come hear talks on cutting-edge data visualization and data analysis topics from leaders in these fields. Learn how data scientists, developers, and designers craft remarkable apps, media, and more.

This Meetup will feature civic technology experts who will discuss how they incorporate data visualization in their work. Come learn leading-edge visualization techniques, get expert tips, and meet fellow data movers and shapers.

Featured Speakers:
John Pavley, CTO of Huffington Post
Josh Klenert, Head of UX & Design at The Huffington Post
Alexander Chen, Creative Director at Google Creative Lab
Lauren Talbot, Chief Programmer at Mayor's Office of Analytics of the City of New York
Neil Freeman, Artist and Urban Planner
Chris Whong, Urbanist, Mapmaker, Data Junkie

** 20 - 21 APRIL **

Jobs & Economic Mobility Hackathon
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 9:00 PM
FREE

This Hackathon will feature great prizes (to be annouced soon!) for teams that participate and demo apps that improve New Yorkers' access to work and economic opportunity.

We will also help people form teams if they do not already have them and provide expert advisors to answer your programming, design and other questions related to Jobs and Economic Mobility.

Special thanks to our partners, the Robin Hood Foundation, Blue Ridge Foundation, and Coatue Foundation, for co-organizing this event, and to SVA, for generously hosting us.

Join us and help build a better New York City!




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