Special Event: CrisisCampNOLA

From: Barrett C.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 6:32 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for gnocode!

What: Special Event: CrisisCampNOLA

When: Tuesday, February 23,[masked]:00 AM

Where:
LaunchPad
643 Magazine St. Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70130

CrisisCamp is a national event to develop technology tools to assist in times of crisis--particularly in support of the recent Haitian earthquake disaster.

Some local community members are putting a local version together to bring our unique perspective to the group. This looks to be a great event to kickstart our service projects, for those who are interested. Everyone is invited to help whether they are a developer or not. There are list of potential needs below.

The event is still in the planning stages, so updates will be frequent through out the week.

Here are some additional resources about the event.

Wiki: http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/Main_Page

Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/crisiscamp?msg=pending

Types of roles: (All projects are listed on the wiki):
* Drupal
* Python
* PHP
* geospatial people
* french/creole translators
* mobile app work
* UI / UX
* Media wiki people
* Scribes for projects
* Social media people to scrape information across the web

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/gnocode/calendar/12367122/

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