Are you a #civictech hacker? Come out to Richmond, CA forthe2nd annual Meeting of the Minds Hackathon!
The Meeting of the Minds annual summit will convene 400+ VIPs from 25+ countries in Richmond, CA to discuss the future of sustainable and smart cities. In conjunction with this year's summit, they will also be hosting the 2nd annual Meeting of the Minds Hackathon, sponsored by Qualcomm with support from Microsoft. The Meeting of the Minds Hackathon is the first Hackathon ever organized in Richmond, with the purpose being to provide real solutions that both the Mayor's Office and citizens can use on a day-to-day basis to improve the city.
SeeClickFix will be participating - allowing the best #civictech hackers in the area to utilize SeeClickFix 311 data to create incredible and importanttools to make cities better, more responsive palces to live.
The Civic Hackathon will convene teams of citizen hackers in Richmond, CA on October 17-18. For more info and registration, click here! Also, see more details below:
The Meeting of the Minds 2nd Annual Civic Hackathon
Purpose: Build an application that improves the livability, sustainability and connectedness of Richmond, CA.
Details: Located at Topline incubator from October 17-18, teams of 1-5 are encouraged to register and compete for a grand prize of $5,000 cash provided by Qualcomm. The top 3 teams will present their solution on stage on October 21 (9:00 am) in the plenary session at Meeting of the Minds 2015 (note: this is held at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond) in front of the entire summit and a live webcast audience. The top five teams will also create a short slide deck to be shown in the lobby of the summit on Microsoft technology.
Civic Hackathon Judges:
- Aidoo Osei, Director, Business Development, Qualcomm
- Scott Mauvais, Director, Technology & Civic Innovation, Microsoft
- Commissioner Catherine Sandoval, California Public Utilities Commission
- Clara Brenner, CEO, Tumml
- Adam Lenz, Environmental Manager, City of Richmond