We are looking to bring to content creators and web developers/coders/programmers together for a hack day, the challenge – create an app or website to promote/advance open government. This challenge will give us the chance to create something new and innovative. Just example to get you thinking, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom’s new book highlights some great apps that promote open government. Check them out here.
Friday – April 26, 2013
1 p.m. – Check in/Registration
2 p.m. Journalism Crash Course – Programmers learn the basics of journalism. Learn what makes a story, how to keep your audience engaged, and what people are interested in.
2 p.m. Programming Crash Course – Journalists learn the basics of programming. At the end of this class you will be familiar with how coding works, the amazing things you can create, and what elements you need to create a successful program.
7 p.m. – Mixer/Meet & Greet, Teams Announced
Elbow Room Bar & Grill – 5225 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA.
Saturday – April 27, 2013
8:00am – Welcome
8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — Challenge begins
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch – TED-Style Talks
12:05 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Talk #1 – Tom Mallory, HomepageEditor, UTSanDiego.com
12:25 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Talk #2
1:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. — Challenge continues
7:00 p.m. Group Presentations
More information to come!! If you are interested in helping, or know of a potential sponsor, or have some ideas, please let us know…