[tog] Dublin Hacks: Disaster-Smart Cities

Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 17:39:37 GMT 2013


Still time to sign up.

https://dublinhacks-smartcities.eventbrite.com/
Jeffrey Roe,
www.tog.ie


On 7 October 2013 14:17, Schrodinger <schrodinger at konundrum.org> wrote:
> Come hack for urban disaster preparedness!
>
> Geeks Without Bounds is hosting Dublin Hacks in the TOG hacker space as
> a way for technologists and coders to contribute to the wellbeing of
> their city during a disaster scenario – and help response efforts go as
> smoothly as possible. Urban disaster preparedness seeks to create
> technologies that help empower people in the face of uncertain
> circumstances to be the architects of their own rescue.
>
> So what are we doing?
>
> Curated challenges for urban disaster preparedness will be presented by
> local humanitarian and disaster groups, and participants will form
> teams around those challenges. You are also heartily encouraged to
> pitch your own related idea at the event and submit your project at the
> final judging. Teams will have all day Saturday to work on their
> projects before final submissions are due at 18:30.
>
> Safe Space.
>
> Coders of all genders and presentations are welcome, and we provide a
> safe space to learn, make mistakes, and try again. We encourage
> techies of all skill sets and experience levels to attend, from the
> brand new coder to the veteran C+er. We set the expectation of
> mutual respect for everyone at the event, and work to make sure
> participants feel welcome.
>
> Schedule:
>
> Friday, Nov. 1st
>
>  - 19:00 – 19:30: Doors open – snacks and beer
>  - 19:30 – 20:30: Overview, intros, talks, and challenges
>  - 20:30 – 21:30: Team Formation
>
> Saturday, Nov. 2nd
>
>  - 09:00 – 9:30: Doors open – breakfast and caffeine
>  - 09:30 – 13:00: Hacking!
>  - 13:00 – 13:30: Lunch
>  - 13:30 – 17:30: Hacking!
>  - 17:30 – 18:30: Presentations
>  - 18:30 – 19:00: Judging
>  - 19:00 – 19:30: Prizes and closing summary
>
> Registration at https://dublinhacks-smartcities.eventbrite.com/
>
> Schrodinger.
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