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Developing the Caribbean

Developing the Caribbean Conference & Code Sprint

Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EST)

Developing the Caribbean

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Jamaica | Slashroots Code Sprint Participant
Code Sprint participation is JA$1,000.
Ended Free  
Jamaica | Slashroots Caribbean Open Data Conference
Conference Registration is JA$1,000 for attendees. $500 for students
Ended Free  
Trinidad & Tobago | Code Sprint Team
Sponsored teams registration fee = TT$500 + cost of printed tees Unsponsored teams registration fee = TT$100 + cost of printed tees Conference participants = free
Ended Free  
Trinidad & Tobago | Caribbean Open Data Conference
Lunch will be provided for registrations made prior to Saturday 21st January 2012. Please walk with printed registration ticket for lunch entitlement
Ended Free  
Republica Dominicana | Code Sprint Participant Ended Free  
Barbados | HIVE Code Sprint Participant Ended Free  

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Event Details

Developing the Caribbean is the first regional Conference and Software Developer Competition of its kind, focused on Open Data and Social development. Set to take place in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago, it combines the thrill and competition a code sprint, with the social objectives on government, NGOs and Civil Society. It It brings together:

  • Governments and Institutions in the Caribbean that embrace Open Data as an essential component of their information dissemination strategies and a way to work towards development goals.
  •  Members of Civil Society that are able to identify Caribbean priorities and challenges that demand evidence-based information for decision-making and problem-solving
  • Community of Web Developers and Designers that will make use of available data to create new services and provide new ways for communicating valuable information and positively impacting and empowering different communities to achieve developmental goals.

Together, these different communities will work together to build open institutional data approaches and use new information and communication technologies as catalysts for increased regional collaboration in finding indigenous solutions.

Have questions about Developing the Caribbean? Contact Developing the Caribbean Conference & Code Sprint

When & Where

The Caribbean
Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica

Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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