Hack for Sac
Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Code for Sacramento presents its inaugural Hack for Sac event - a 24-HOUR HACKATHON open to coders, designers, and community members - in honor of National Day of Civic Hacking 2013. Join us May 31 - June 1, 2013 at the Hacker Lab to mash up some technology with innovation, deliver civic goodness, and work to make our region a better place!
As the largest ever national convergence of civic hackers, National Day of Civic Hacking events will be happening at many locations across the Americas, including the White House. This is our chance to put Sacramento on the map of civic-hacking excellence!
CHALLENGES and PRIZES? Yes!
Delicious prizes from Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar and de Vere's Irish Pub!
Participants who sign up will get free lunch AND swag, including a $100 credit for Amazon web services!
Stores of local civic data to fuel your apps? For sure!
Our civic data portal is up and running. We WILL have data for you!
Local government leaders and mentorship from the best of Hacker Lab? You better believe it!
We’re receiving visits from City Councilman Steve Hansen and more Sacramento leaders. Hacker Lab mentors will circulate to advise your team on design, organization, marketing, and presentation.
Hack for Sac Kick Off Reception Friday May 31st from 6:30pm-9pm
|5:30 pm||Doors open & mingling|
|6:30 pm||TED Talk Viewing Jennifer Pahlka, Founder @ Code for America|
|7:00 pm||Challenges and pitches|
|8:00 pm||Hacking and making begins!|
Hack for Sac Hackathon // National Day of Civic Hacking from 9am-8pm Saturday, June 1, 2013
|9:00 am||Breakfast & mingling (& hacking!)|
|12:30 pm||Lunch provided by Chipotle|
|5:00 pm||Hacking and making ends!|
|5:01 pm||Clean up & finalize presentations|
|6:00 pm||Presentations begin|
|7:00 pm||Awards and wrap-up|
When & Where
Code for Sacramento
Code for Sacramento is part of a national network of civic-minded volunteers who contribute their skills toward using the web as a platform for local government and community service.