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What’s your CityCamp NC 2017 (un)conference pitch?
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One of my favorite parts of CityCamp NC is where we as organizers hand things off to attendees to create the agenda. No trust falls, I promise. On the afternoon of Friday, September 29, CityCampers attend the unconference portion of … Read More

7 years of civic tech in the Triangle Timeline
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The civic tech and open government scene in the Triangle is alive and vibrant. The intersection of citizens, elected officials, and civil servants collaborating on solutions to solve community problems is creating a high level of engagement. This engagement is … Read More

7 years of civic tech in the Triangle
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The civic tech and open government scene in the Triangle is alive and vibrant. The intersection of citizens, elected officials, and civil servants collaborating on solutions to solve community problems is creating a high level of engagement. This engagement is … Read More

CityCamp NC lightning talk line-up announced
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The 2017 CityCamp NC technology conference speaker line-up is quickly coming together. One of our goals this year is to highlight the power of open data and its critical role in improving and transforming our communities. And for the first … Read More

The secrets to urbanism and open data–CityCamp NC 2017 keynote
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CityCamp NC is excited to announce the 2017 keynote speaker – Stephen Larrick, Open Cities Director for the Sunlight Foundation. While at the Code for Durham Civic Spark Day, we were delighted to bump into Noel Isama and made the … Read More

CityCamp NC 2017 is ready to improve NC with open data
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The NC Open Pass planning team is excited to announce that registration for the seventh annual CityCamp NC civic technology unconference, part of NC Open Pass, is now open. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today. Seriously, we will … Read More

CityCamp NC advances open data during annual event
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Over 200 people gathered for CityCamp NC this year that included 10 lightning talks, 4 keynote speakers, a public sector CIO panel dubbed the “4 amigos,” an unconference, and the NC DataJam hackathon. There was a lot that happened in … Read More

NC DataJam team submissions and descriptions
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These are the teams that submitted applications for NC DataJam competition that will do a 5-minute pitch at 2:30 pm. Good to go GSO – a voting application that aspires to provide information on voter status, polling locations, and candidate … Read More

Friday September 23 Unconference Schedule (the grid)
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Here is the unconference schedule. We would like everyone to take notes in their session Friday, September 23; 1:00-5:00pm Time Raleigh | Table 1 Charlotte | Table 2 Durham | Table 3 Greensboro | Table 4 Asheville | Table 5 … Read More

CityCamp NC Starts Tonight!
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Note from The CityCamp NC Team Tonight we’re kicking off CityCamp NC with Lightning Talks and Taste of CityCamp NC. This post contains everything you need to know for tonight’s event and networking opportunity.   Date & Location Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ … Read More

CityCamp NC Details for Friday
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Note from The CityCamp NC Team Greetings, CityCamper! This email contains everything you need to know for Friday at CityCamp NC, featuring a keynote presentation from Jen Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director, Code for America, Public sector CIO panel, and … Read More

6 Things First Time Citycampers Should Know
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It is everything you think it is. And more. Maybe this is your first year to attend CityCamp NC or maybe this is your first time to attend all 3 days – no matter your experience level, we’ve got your … Read More

Get To and From Citycamp Without a Headache
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Your Navigation Guide The Citycamp NC experience starts when you head out to the event – and we, on the planning team, want to make it an easy one. With the event taking place at Nash Hall in downtown Raleigh, … Read More

Call For Volunteers!
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Help Make CityCamp a Success CityCamp is looking for volunteers throughout our event this year. If you want to help out with setting things up, being in charge of helping attendants, help us wrangle equipment, and working things from the … Read More

The New Translators and Innovators of our Age
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Guest post by John Stephens, Facilitator, Mediator and Teacher at UNC-Chapel Hill CIOs for local government, universities, and larger nonprofits are the new translators and innovators of our age. IT is not simply an overlay to existing business processes. They … Read More

Is there a Civic hacker in you?
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There is a civic hacker in you!  He or she is in there…I promise! Today, technology has evolved into a perfect storm of open source tools, code, social networks and lots of data. Civic Technologists thrive on all of these … Read More

Lightning Fast Start to CityCamp NC
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Hello CityCampers! Whether its your first time attending CityCamp NC or your sixth–or somewhere in between–we’re excited to bring back one of the most popular parts of our civic innovation-focused event: CityCamp NC Lightning Talks. The lightning talks will offer … Read More

Code for America’s Jen Pahlka to Keynote at CityCamp NC
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CityCamp NC is excited to announce the 2016 keynote speaker – Jen Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director, Code for America. We’re very excited to get Jen away from her home in Oakland, CA and from the Code for America headquarters to witness … Read More

The Path to CityCamp NC & Beyond
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Guest Post from Gavin & Will Clark, 2015 CityCamp NC Hackathon Winners Our adventures with CityCamp started as a happy accident. Gavin’s uncle was speaking and arranged for us to attend the Friday sessions. Inspired by what he heard, Gavin … Read More

Can’t wait? Here’s some great talks to hold you over till CityCamp NC 2016
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Every year at CityCamp NC we have a great round of speakers. From our lightning talks on the opening night to our keynotes and panel discussions there is always something for everyone interested in hearing more about opportunities and resources … Read More

CityCamp NC Announces Sixth Annual Civic Technology Conference
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1 2016 CityCamp focus on community innovation and collaboration   For Immediate Release: 8/20/2016 Raleigh, NC: CityCamp NC, an event developed to bring citizens, government, and businesses together to openly innovate on next generation solutions for communities, has announced September … Read More

Citizen engagement is different at CityCamp NC
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CityCamp NC, now in its sixth year, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to citizen-problem solving. CityCamp NC is an annual, citizen-led unconference, aiming to solve civic challenges with open technology and community input. We aim to partner with our local, county, … Read More

Are you ready for CityCampNC 2016?
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We are! And we’re excited to announce that registration for the sixth annual CityCamp NC Civic Technology Unconference event, a part of NC Open Pass, is now open. tl;dr Version: Register: http://citycampnc.org/register/ Date/time: September 22 – 24, 2016 Location: Nash … Read More

CityCamp NC 2016: Call for Lightning Talk Speakers
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CityCamp NC is happening on September 22-24, 2016, and we always look forward to civic-inspired lightning talks. 5-minutes full of awesomeness. The organizers are creating a great line-up of speakers to share their stories. We’d like to open up our … Read More