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Upcoming events (4+)

Civic hacknight #378 - 100% Hacknight (VIRTUAL)

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*This is the virtual registration for this event. To attend in person, please RSVP here.

Topic: 100% Hacknight

  • There will be no speaker this week. Sometimes, we like to dedicate the whole evening to working on in-flight civic tech projects. So if you're working on a project, would like to get involved in one, or want to pitch a project idea, come join us!

Join us via Zoom (webcams and mics optional, but encouraged):

  • A Zoom link will be made available to everyone who RSVPs!

Agenda:

  • 7:00-7:20 = Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:20-7:30 = Project pitches and discussion
  • 7:30-9:00 = Breakout groups

Code of Conduct:

  • http://civictech.ca/about-us

Check in with us on the Civic Tech Toronto Slack:

  • https://link.civictech.ca/chat

Accessibility:

  • We're exploring ways to make our hybrid hacknights more accessible. At the moment we provide video and audio of the presentation through Zoom and automated closed captioning.

About Us:

  • Our weekly civic tech hacknights bring together Torontonians (designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policy-makers, students, communications strategists, community organizers, and more) who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable through design, tech, and data. Come and be part of it!

For more info:

  • http://civictech.ca

Civic hacknight #378 - 100% Hacknight (IN-PERSON)

55 St George St

*This is the in-person registration for this event. To attend virtually via Zoom, please RSVP here.

Topic: 100% Hacknight

  • There will be no speaker this week. Sometimes, we like to dedicate the whole evening to working on in-flight civic tech projects. So if you're working on a project, would like to get involved in one, or want to pitch a project idea, come join us!

Join us in person:

  • We're meeting at the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto (55 St. George Street). There will be signs!

Agenda:

  • 7:00-7:20 = Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:20-7:50 = Presentation and Q&A/discussion
  • 7:50-9:00 = Breakout groups

Code of Conduct:

  • http://civictech.ca/about-us

Check in with us on the Civic Tech Toronto Slack:

  • https://link.civictech.ca/chat

Accessibility:

  • We're exploring ways to make our hybrid hacknights more accessible. At the moment we provide video and audio of the presentation through Zoom and automated closed captioning.

About Us:

  • Our weekly civic tech hacknights bring together Torontonians (designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policy-makers, students, communications strategists, community organizers, and more) who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable through design, tech, and data. Come and be part of it!

For more info:

  • http://civictech.ca

Civic hacknight #379 - A study of civic tech in Toronto (IN-PERSON)

55 St George St

*This is the in-person registration for this event. To attend virtually via Zoom, please RSVP here.

Topic: Civic Participation and Democratic Experience: Civic Tech in Toronto

  • In this presentation, Curtis McCord will cover his research on Civic Tech Toronto from the past five years, focusing primarily on two papers which explore how CTTO's governance and way of producing contribute to civic life, while being distinct from many ways of understanding "civic tech".

Speaker: Curtis McCord

  • Curtis has a PhD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Information, where his research was focused on civic technology and the use of technologies in democratic processes.

Join us in person:

  • We're meeting at the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto (55 St. George Street). There will be signs!

Agenda:

  • 7:00-7:20 = Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:20-7:50 = Presentation and Q&A/discussion
  • 7:50-9:00 = Breakout groups

Code of Conduct:

  • http://civictech.ca/about-us

Check in with us on the Civic Tech Toronto Slack:

  • https://link.civictech.ca/chat

Accessibility:

  • We're exploring ways to make our hybrid hacknights more accessible. At the moment we provide video and audio of the presentation through Zoom and automated closed captioning.

About Us:

  • Our weekly civic tech hacknights bring together Torontonians (designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policy-makers, students, communications strategists, community organizers, and more) who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable through design, tech, and data. Come and be part of it!

For more info:

  • http://civictech.ca

Civic hacknight #379 - A study of civic tech in Toronto (VIRTUAL)

Link visible for attendees

*This is the virtual registration for this event. To attend in person, please register here.

Topic: Civic Participation and Democratic Experience: Civic Tech in Toronto

  • In this presentation, Curtis McCord will cover his research on Civic Tech Toronto from the past five years, focusing primarily on two papers which explore how CTTO's governance and way of producing contribute to civic life, while being distinct from many ways of understanding "civic tech".

Speaker: Curtis McCord

  • Curtis has a PhD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Information, where his research was focused on civic technology and the use of technologies in democratic processes.

Join us via Zoom (webcams and mics optional, but encouraged):

  • A Zoom link will be made available to everyone who RSVPs!

Agenda:

  • 7:00-7:20 = Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:20-7:50 = Presentation and Q&A/discussion
  • 7:50-9:00 = Breakout groups

Code of Conduct:

  • http://civictech.ca/about-us

Check in with us on the Civic Tech Toronto Slack:

  • https://link.civictech.ca/chat

Accessibility:

  • We're exploring ways to make our hybrid hacknights more accessible. At the moment we provide video and audio of the presentation through Zoom and automated closed captioning.

About Us:

  • Our weekly civic tech hacknights bring together Torontonians (designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policy-makers, students, communications strategists, community organizers, and more) who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable through design, tech, and data. Come and be part of it!

For more info:

  • http://civictech.ca

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