IMPORTANT UPDATE, March 4, 2013:
This meetup is now scheduled to be done remotely.
Due to weather and scheduling concerns, we will not be doing our Belleville meeting in person.
Instead, we will conduct a Google Hangout on http://illinoisopentech.org/ . Stay tuned for more details, but the long and the short of it is that we will be reviewing the rules, talking about Belleville data, and answering any questions from anybody statewide.
See you all tomorrow at 6PM here at http://illinoisopentech.org/ !
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Join us for the second Belleville meeting of the Illinois Open Technology Challenge (http://illinoisopentech.org/)(ILOpenTech) at Belleville City Hall in the Council Chambers.
We published the rules, gave information on judging, and announced the prizes.
At this meetup, we'll field any questions and be available to give advice on submissions. We'll also talk more about the data, facilitate team discussions and formation, and hear from the community about their technology needs.
There will be lots to discuss-- please join us!
A G E N D A
Here's how we see our evening together:
6:30 - 7:00 Introductions
We'll go around the room, introduce ourselves, and say a brief statement about what you’re up to.
7:00 – 7:30 Review the Challenge Rules
We'll review the rules (see the rules here (http://illinoisopentech.org/challenge/) and a blog post accompanying the rules (http://illinoisopentech.org/the-ilopentech-challenge-is-now-open/)), the information on judging, and announce the prizes. There will be $15,000 in prize money for a Rockford-focused solution.
7:30 – 8:30 Discussion and Team Formation
We'll answer questions and talk amongst ourselves about data, technology, and community!