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#techLA: A Technology and Innovation Conference at Los Angeles City Hall

Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

#techLA: A Technology and Innovation Conference at Los...

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Type End Quantity
Technology Conference Track
Big data, visualization, autonomous automobiles, green vehicles, and the connected city.
Ended Free  
Innovation Conference Track
Civic innovation and engagement, the digital divides, urban narratives, and alternative reality games.
Ended Free  

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Event Details

Join Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, Controller Ron Galperin, and members of the Los Angeles City Council at the first technology and innovation conference at City Hall. Speakers from USC, UCLA, Art Center College of Design, Factual, Morphosis, and many others will be discussing technology and innovation, including:  

Technology Track

  • autonomous self-driving vehicles and the future of transportation
  • big data, visualization, and sensing
  • the connected city 

Innovation Track

  • civic innovation and engagement
  • alternative reality games
  • the digital divides

There will also be a hack-a-thon operated by Hack for LA.

Hack for LA brings coders, designers, entrepreneurs, students, government agencies, activists, and other civically engaged individuals together for two days of coding and app development for civic good. It will be one of the biggest and most important events during the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking. Hack for LA offers great prizes to teams competing in sponsored challenges, and inspires new uses for public data. Hack for LA events bring together hundreds of technologists focused on innovation for civic good.

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There will also be a jobs fair organized by Schmoozd.

Schmoozd works closely with partners in the technology and investment community to design and execute high impactful social events around Los Angeles. Come mix and mingle up close and personal with some of the hottest tech companies in Los Angeles.

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What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

City Hall is located within walking distance from the Civic Center Red/Purple Line Station and near several reasonably priced parking lots. Click here to plan your transit trip using Metro's Trip Planner or here to find more information about nearby parking. 

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Have questions about #techLA: A Technology and Innovation Conference at Los Angeles City Hall? Contact Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

When & Where

Los Angeles City Hall
200 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

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Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti


Mayor Eric Garcetti is the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. His "back to basics" agenda is focused on job creation and solving everyday problems for L.A. residents.

Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. From 2001 until taking office as Mayor, he served as the Councilmember representing the 13th District which includes Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and Atwater Village -- all of which were dramatically revitalized under Garcetti's leadership.

Garcetti was raised in the San Fernando Valley and earned his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University. He studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and the London School of Economics and taught at Occidental College and USC. A fourth generation Angeleno, he and his wife, Amy Elaine Wakeland, have a young daughter. He is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy reserve and is an avid jazz pianist and photographer.

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