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RHoK Global December 2011: Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 4:00 PM (EST)

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Random Hacks of Kindness Philadelphia!
Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th
(Reception Friday, December 2nd) 

Calling all developers, geeks, designers, and hackers!

RHoK is an event and competition combining technology with disaster relief, social development, climate change, and human rights to create immediately applicable solutions to real world problems. Drawing on the talents and initiative of the brightest hackers and problem-solvers from around the world, here’s a chance to volunteer your time and hack for humanity.

Show up at 9am on Saturday, December 3rd with a team of 2-4 hackers (or just show up and join a team there!). Pick one of the dozens of available social impact problem definitions - or come up with your own -  and see what you can make by Sunday afternoon. The best projects will be featured across the globe.

This event is FREE and open to the public. We will provide food, Internet, power, and logistics. Just bring your laptop! 

Work with representatives from USAID (US Foreign Aid), OpenDataPhilly, the World Bank, and more to put your skills to use for humanity.


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Reception & Problem Brainstorming Session:

Presented by Technically Philly

Date: December 2nd, 2011, 6pm-8pm

Location: Indy Hall, 20 N. 3rd Street, Suite 201.

Free! Come and meet folks involved with RHoK Philadelphia! There will be free beer and wine, good conversation, and some brief talks about RHoK from the organizers and other special guests.

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Hackathon Details

Presented by Drexel University

Date: Saturday & Sunday, December 3rd and 4th, at 9am!

Location: University Crossing Building (1st Floor), 3175 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

What to bring: your laptop. We provide, food, Internet, and other essentials.

Event Lead

Mike Brennan (

Julie Fisher

Local Sponsors

Drexel University, Technically Philly, Voxeo, Azavea, Grindcore House, Hacks/Hackers.

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Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 4:00 PM (EST)

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