Future of Food Hackathon
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Join National Geographic as we explore unique data sets that document international food production and distribution over the last 50 years. We need data journalists and storytellers to help us develop apps and create visualizations to begin addressing the important challenges of feeding 9 billion people. We'll supply the food, the food data, and the WiFi. You bring the stories, ideas, and energy.
Saturday — May 3 (Doors open at 9AM, event begins at 10AM)
• Introduction to data sets
• Open lab time
• Dinner and drinks
Sunday — May 4 (Doors open at 9AM, event begins at 10AM)
• Lab time
• Presentations & judging
When & Where
Jeremy Gilbert & Matt Mansfield, National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.