Past Meetup

CodeAcross - CivicTechYYC Hackathon

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University of Calgary - Taylor Family Digital Library - Gallery Hall

410 University Ct NW · Calgary, al

How to find us

TFDL is on the University of Calgary campus, directly South of MacEwan Student Centre. Gallery Hall is on Main floor. Free parking is available in the community to the north or paid parking in the UofC lots. The University LRT station is also close.

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Details

CodeAcross is a worldwide series of civic hackathons that take place on International Open Data Day.

This will be a day for developers, designers, data analysts and non-technical folks to collaborate on civic projects that will help make Calgary a better place to live.

The focus will be on coming together to launch new ideas and accelerate existing CivicTechYYC projects.

The day will start at 9am with breakfast and coffee. 9:30am - Groups will present their project concepts

10am - 4pm - LET THE PROJECT WORK BEGIN AND CREATIVITY FLOW!

NOON - Lunch will be provided

4pm - Project presentations and Wrap-Up

This event is for developers, creatives, project managers, data experts and anyone who is interested in working on a multi-disciplinary volunteer team to make Calgary an even more amazing place to live!

Please note that this event will start before the Library is open. We will have people posted to let you in through the locked doors from 9:00 - 10 am.

FAQs

Do I have to be part of a team before March 2nd?
Not at all. At the start of the day the project leaders will share a bit about what they are working on and you can join one of the projects that interests you the most.

Do I have to be a developer or someone in tech to be a part of this group or attend this event?
This group is designed so that even those without a technical background can be a support to a project. Are you an artist? A graphic designer? A copywriter? A project manager? A person who wants to make Calgary a better place? Come out an join us!

Is there a fee to attend or be a part of CivicTechYYC?
CivicTechYYC is a barrier free group... meaning we are free and open to all.

Can I bring a friend?
Absolutely! Please just make sure you RSVP and register your friend on Meetup.

• What to bring
Please bring you own laptop & charger. Also bring a power bar and extension cord if possible.

This event is supported by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences ( https://www.pims.math.ca/ )