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This week, NYC BigApps events and BetaNYC events!

From: noel h.
Sent on: Sunday, April 28, 2013 4:47 PM
Hello Friends,

This week and next, NYC has three amazing civic technology events. 

1. BetaNYC, Meet "Code for America, NYC"

Meet Code for America's NYC team! This Wed, we will hear from Code for America's fellows, who are working to improve the criminal justice system. We will hear from the brigade program who is building a better NY though weekly hacknights and NYC's BigApps. Additionally, we will hear from the accelerator team, who is looking to fund NYC's civic startups.  

Date - Wed, 1 May 2013
Time - 6:30 to 9:00 
Location - OpenPlans, 148 Lafayette Street, Penthouse, New York, NY


2. NYC BigApps Hackathon at Huffington Post

Win $10,000 and improve the lives of all New Yorkers. NYC BigApps is hosting a mega-hackathon, taking over two floors of the Huffington Post for teams competing in two competition tracks: Healthy Living and Lifelong Learning.

The NYC BigApps Healthy Living + Lifelong Learning Hackathon will feature $10,000 in cash prizes for winning teams that participate and demo apps that help:

a) New Yorkers to eat better, get in shape, live healthier lifestyles, and access healthcare resources or b) People of all ages connect to NYC's diverse learning opportunities and educational resources 
Tobias Peggs, CEO of
Liz Danzico, co-founder and chair of the School of Visual Arts' Interaction Design Program
Brad Weinberg, MD, co-founder of Blueprint Health
Romke de Haan, founder of Spreenkler Agency
Anuj Desai, VP of Market Development at NY eHealth
George Weiner, founder of Whole Whale and former CTO of 
McKenna Moreau, Executive Director of Coatue Foundation

Date & Time - Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location - Huffington Post, 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003


3. NYC BigApps Cleanweb Developer Day

Join us Saturday March 18th for a day-long developer day. Bring your team, refine your apps, and take advantage of the tech and sustainability experts we will have on hand to help you! 

Date & Time - Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

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