Hack Night September 2019 - Featuring Branden DuPont

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Come to Code for Milwaukee's Hack Night! Hack nights are a great way for anyone (technical or non-technical) to come together and work on solving problems affecting our local community. Whether you are coding, designing, strategizing, or something else you are welcome to attend and collaborate!

Please bring a laptop! You can also bring guests along to join in on the action.

Newance works with growing companies from early stage to venture and beyond to solve their technical and highly skilled talent challenges.

Featured Guest:
Branden DuPont is a data analyst at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His work revolves around using analytics to address social problems with a focus on criminal and civil justice policy. Current and completed projects include building a statewide database of Wisconsin Criminal Cases, applying NLP methods to analyze sentencing, and developing a method to evaluate statewide recidivism. He also built out a project tracking evictions in the City of Milwaukee (https://mke-evict.com) which has been featured by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Next City, and the Sunlight Foundation. He resides in Riverwest, Milwaukee and more often than not bikes to work - even during the harsh and unforgiving Wisconsin winters.

Agenda (Times Approximate, May be Subject to Change):
6:00 to 6:10 - Arrival, Registration, Proceed to Mitchell 361 for New Member Orientation
6:10 to 6:30 - Orientation for New Members / Networking for Returning Members
6:30 to 6:40 - Welcome from Code for Milwaukee
6:40 to 7:10 - Presentation by Branden DuPont
7:10 to 7:15 - Breakout Group Introductions
If you have a breakout group idea, share it here: https://forms.gle/6ZKzKj2HKG5bMq8j6
7:15 to 8:50 - Open Collaboration and Hacking
8:50 to 9:00 - Updates from the Groups, Next Steps Discussion
9:30 - Hard Stop, Doors Closed and Locked

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM)
Mitchell Hall[masked] N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Food will be provided. Menu is pending.

The nearest parking garage is the UWM Union underground structure. First hour is $1 per 20 min; then $1 per hour up to $12. Please hold onto your ticket and pay before returning to your vehicle.

There is street parking in the surrounding neighborhood that is free after 6:00 PM, especially east of UWM. We encourage you to explore these options, or alternate forms of transit such as MCTS and Bublr Bikes.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Code of Conduct:
CfM aims for its events to be inclusive Safe Spaces and has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination. By attending, you agree to Code for America's Code of Conduct, located at

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