What does the next NYC Mayor of think of tech?


#betaNYC, Code for America’s Brigade in New York City, the Coalition for Queens, Museum of the Moving Image, Partnership for New York, Startup Box: South Bronx, BLIP: Brooklyn Law Incubator Project, NY Tech Meetup, and Queens County Young Democrats have teamed up to ask one question:

What does the next NYC Mayor think of the 21st Century tech: innovation, open government, lifelong learning, privacy, and digital media?

On Monday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m., join us for NYC Mayoral Candidates Forum on Tech Policy at the Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria). (RSVP Link)

The discussion will be moderated by Anjali Athavaley of the Wall Street Journal and Nilay Patel of The Verge. Confirmed candidates for the forum include:

  • NYC Comptroller John Liu
  • Former NYC Councilmember Sal Albanese
  • Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión, Jr.
  • Former NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson
  • Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner

Please submit questions for the candidates via twitter using the hashtag #queenstechforum. A live stream link will be posted on the event page on the day of the event.

Questions? Comments? Hit us up @codeforamerica.

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