BmoreTech Meetup: DataViz // Baltimore Innovation Week

Join us at the inaugural BmoreTech Meetup at the Emerging Technologies Center during Baltimore Innovation Week. At this event, well focus on data visualizations that are having an impact on the local community.

BmoreTech Meetup is a fast-paced evening demo event that explores how the local tech community is impacting job growth/rention, digital access/education, and government/policy reform in Baltimore. At this event, we’ll have special guests who will be sharing data visualization projects they are working on in Baltimore, for Baltimore.

After the event, we’ll have beer for attendees.

Speakers include:

Colin Drane, SpotCrime: Serial entrepreneur who founded the Baltimore based SpotCrime in 2007, Colin Drane now runs the most visited public crime map in the US reaching over 5 million people monthly.   After a brief stint in the infomercial industry, Colin took an interest in crime mapping because of Baltimore’s distinction of being one of the most violent cities in the US.  Starting with CrimeBaltimore.com, Colin then decided to map the entire US and created the SpotCrime brand helping to push government transparency by encouraging police departments around the country to openly release their crime data.

Shea FrederickOpen Data hacker: Frederick has been an active part of Baltimore and Maryland’s open government community, having consulted with the State of Maryland on Open Data, and having given several talks about Baltimore Open Data portal. Frederick began his career in web development before the term ‘Web Application’ was commonplace. By the late 1990s, he was developing web applications for Tower Records that combined the call center interface with inventory and fulfillment. Since then, Shea has worked as a developer for several companies – building and implementing various commerce solutions, content management systems, and lead tracking programs.

Third speaker TBD: We’re looking for someone to show-off their local data visualizations. Contact [masked]

Join or login to comment.

  • Ron S.

    Great stuff! I hope we can see you all at the Baltimore TechBreakfast on October 31, 2012 -- http://www.meetup.com/techbreakfast -- see you there!

    October 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Inspiring

    September 25, 2012

  • Brendan M.

    Great, interesting presentations.

    September 25, 2012

  • Ryan D.

    Very good presentations and a friendly group! Well worth the time.

    September 24, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent talks tonight. All three had me thinking about how data is used on a variety of platforms.

    September 24, 2012

  • Cham

    Fascinating!

    September 24, 2012

  • David L.

    Great job. Interesting presentations.

    September 24, 2012

  • Melissa

    Is the meet up occurring on Boston st or 33rd?

    September 24, 2012

    • Brian James K.

      Hey Melissa! Boston St location on the third floor!

      September 24, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    We could hold the event in the 3rd Conference room of the Emerging Technology Center (ETC) at 1101 East 33rs St Baltimore. MD 21218 My company, Solar System Express is based out of the ETC

    August 14, 2012

    • Brian James K.

      Blaze, wanted to let you know that we did hook up with ETC so we'll be in that larger Beehive space. Hope to see you there :)

      September 16, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Awesome, see you on the 24th

      September 16, 2012

  • Christine C.

    I'm kinda surprised this hasn't been created before -- general Bmore Tech Meetup? #ThumbsUp

    August 21, 2012

  • Ron S.

    Awesome to join! Hope to see you all also at the monthly Baltimore TechBreakfast! http://www.meetup.com/techbreakfast

    August 13, 2012

  • Al G.

    Please let me know when you have a location for the event so I can post it in the calendar.

    August 14, 2012

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

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