National Day of Civic Hacking is NYC’s First CityCamp

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On Saturday, June 1, New York City will hold its first CityCamp and NYC BigApps Demo Night! This is one day to celebrate and explore NYC’s civic technology community — hack, polish, and learn!

As part of National Day of Civic Hacking and NYC BigApps, New Yorkers will have a unique opportunity to dive into NYC BigApps projects and hear from the City’s civic technology leaders. NYC BigApps participants will have a unique opportunity to receive advice from NYC top subject matter experts. Since CityCamp is an unconference, participants will determine some of the sessions and help with facilitation.

From 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., will we unconference, hack, beta test civic apps, 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 members of the public. 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, and learn from each other.

NYC BigApps Demo Night:
Before teams submit their final apps, watch them compete for cash, a chance to visit the White House, and MORE!

NYC BigApp projects that wish to demo must submit a fully functional demo to by 4:00 p.m. on June 1, 2013. Arrive early so you can meet this deadline. Email help [@] 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.

Registration is open and the event is free for participants. If you are interested in volunteering, register here.

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Morning Events: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Evening Events: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

New York Law School
185 W Broadway, New York, N.Y.

About NYC BigApps:
NYC BigApps is the America’s premier municipal civic apps competition. Created in 2009 by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, NYC BigApps has helped create nearly 240 applications and opened up more than 750 City datasets to developers.

NYC BigApps CityCamp Partners:
New York Law School
Code for America Brigade

Questions? Comments? Hit us up @codeforamerica.

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