NYC BigApps CityCamp
Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Hack, Polish, and Learn! One day to explore NYC’s civic technology community.
Join us for NYC BigApps CityCamp and Demo Night, part of America’s National Day of Civic Hacking. At NYC’s first CityCamp, you will have one day explore NYC’s civic technology community.
CityCamp: From 10 am - 5 pm, will we unconference, beta test civic apps, and learn from each other. If you are a member of the public, this your chance to see NYC BigApps teams working on their apps, to hear from thought leaders in the technology, and learn from each other. If you are working on a BigApp, this is your chance to get intimate feedback from subject matter experts, and have your apps beta tested by experts and members of the public.
CityCamp Expert Advisors
All Day Open hacking space and access to beta testers from the public
Demo Night Judges
Want to demo your NYC BigApps project for a chance at fame, fortune and a trip to the White House? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
NYC BigApps projects that wish to demo must submit a fully functional demo to NYC BigApps staff member by 4 pm, 1 June. Arrive early so you can meet this deadline. Email email@example.com if you have questions about demoing. Keep in mind that those selected to demo have no advantage or disadvantage in the overall NYC BigApps competition.
Judges will select the top three apps to win:
$1,000 Cash Prize
Tickets to Personal Democracy Forum 2013 Conference.
A private dinner of civic technology and civic startup leaders hosted by Code for America.
*All winners will receive tickets to Personal Democracy Forum 2013 Conference and be invited to a private dinner for civic technology and civic startup leaders hosted by Code for America.
10:00 am - Doors open for coffee and light breakfast.
10:30 am - Kick off with introduction from NYC EDC, Collabfinder, and Code for America.
11:00 am - 4:00 pm - Office Hours, Unconference-styled sessions, Beta Testing, and Hacking.
4:00 pm - Competition submissions are Due
Demo Night / Evening Program
4:00 pm - Demo Night Doors open with a Happy Hour.
5:00 pm - Evening program begins.
7:00 pm - Awards ceremony with a Happy Hour.
8:00 pm - Event ends.