Overview for CityCamp NC 2016

Code for Raleigh wants to have a safe and collaborative environment for all participants.

Review our Code of Conduct before the event.

Schedule overview

Thursday, September 22 – 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Nash Hall, Downtown Raleigh | Kickoff Event with Taste of CityCamp & Lightning talks

  • 8:00pm – 9:00pm — Networking at The London Bridge Pub – 110 E. Hargett Street Raleigh, NC

Friday, September 23 – 9:00am – 5:00pm at Nash Hall, Downtown Raleigh | Intro to CityCamp, Keynote speaker, panel, unconference pitches

  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm — Networking social at BuKu – 110 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC

Saturday, September 24 – 9:00am – 4:00pm at Nash Hall, Downtown Raleigh | Code for NC hackathon / code sprint, NC Datajam – NC Datapalooza competition kickoff

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Detailed schedule

Thursday, September 22 – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Social media guide

5:30pm – 6:00pm — Registration, Networking, & Food

  • Dinner will be provided by Donato’s Raleigh. (Gluten free and vegetarian options provided for attendees who specified dietary restrictions at time of event registration.)

6:00pm – 6:15pm — Welcome, Code of Conduct, Jason Hibbets, CityCamp NC Co-Chair
6:15pm – 6:25pm — Taste of CityCamp NC, Jason Hibbets + NC Brigades: Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh | Intro to open data, Bill Scanlon
6:25pm – 6:30pm — Lightning talk intro Jason Hibbets | Emcee, Caroline Sullivan
6:30pm – 6:37pm — Speaker 1: Jay Dawkins—Baby Pics, Citizen Engagement, Cat Pics
6:37pm – 6:44pm — Speaker 2: Bill Scanlon—Get a little help from your friends – A way to find solutions with community input
6:44pm – 6:50pm — Speaker 3: Rebecca Tippett—Diversity in the Triangle: Insights from Census Data

6:50pm – 7:05pm — 15-minute intermission

7:05pm – 7:12pm — Speaker 4: David Green—Introducing Chapel Hill Open Data
7:12pm – 7:19pm — Speaker 5: Tia Bethea—What does the digital divide look like in the Triangle?
7:19pm – 7:26pm — Speaker 6: Jason Baker—Making zoning changes consumable with maps and charts from open data
7:26pm – 7:33pm — Speaker 7: Richard Marshall—Digital Inclusion Efforts in the City of Raleigh
7:33pm – 7:40pm — Speaker 8: James Alberque—Invisions Raleigh
7:40pm – 7:47pm — Speaker 9: Andrew Turner—Space-Time Visualizations and You
7:47pm – 7:55pm — Speaker 10: Allison Warren-Barbour—Ending Poverty through Virtual Reality
7:55pm – 7:57pm — Wrap-up lightning talks, Caroline Sullivan
7:57pm – 8:00pm — Housekeeping, Jason Hibbets

8:00pm – 9:00pm — Networking at The London Bridge Pub – 110 E. Hargett Street Raleigh, NC

Friday, September 23 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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8:30am – 9:00am — Registration, breakfast, networking

  • Breakfast will be provided by New York Bagel and Deli

9:00am – 9:15am — Welcome, Code of Conduct, Jason Hibbets, CityCamp NC Co-chair and Bonner Gaylord, City Councilor, City of Raleigh
9:15am – 9:20am — Thank sponsors and volunteers – Lori Bush, Emcee
9:20am – 10:00am — Public CIO panel

  • Bill Greeves, Wake County CIO
  • Leah Kraus, NC Central University CIO
  • Jane Nickles, Greensboro CIO
  • Darnell Smith, City of Raleigh CIO
  • Moderator, Dr. John B. Stephens, UNC School of Government

10:00am – 10:10am — Inspiration, Amy Gaskins, Panopticon Global
10:10am – 10:25am — Break
10:30am – 10:45am — Inspiration, Erik Garr, Google Fiber
10:45am – 11:15am — Keynote, Jen Pahlka, Code for America

11:15am – 11:20am — What’s a good pitch?, Jason Hibbets
11:20am – 11:50am — CityCamp NC pitches for unconference sessions
11:50am – 12:00pm — Voting
12:00pm – 12:30pm — Lunch

  • Lunch will be provided by Noodle’s & Company (Gluten free and vegetarian options will be provided for those who specified dietary restrictions at time of registration.)

12:30pm – 12:50pm — Inspiration, John Yaist, ESRI
12:50pm – 1:00pm — Explain unconference schedule
1:00pm – 1:45pm — Unconference – Round 1 Sessions
2:00pm – 2:45pm — Unconference – Round 2 Sessions
3:00pm – 3:45pm — Unconference – Round 3 Sessions
4:00pm – 4:45pm — Unconference – Round 4 Sessions
4:50pm – 5:00pm — Closing Lori Bush + Jason Hibbets
5:00pm – 7:00pm — Networking social at BuKu – 110 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC

Unconference sessions being pitched

  • Open Data Portals 101 for Non-Developers – Adam Martin
  • Vacant to Vital (V2V) – facilitating the activation of under-utilized urban spaces(uses ArcGIS) – Jos Schram
  • Exploring the Chapel Hill Open Data portal – David Green
  • Wake County Economic Development and innovation initiatives – Derrick Minor and Michael Haley
  • CarpoolVote – carpooling to claim your right to vote – Sahana Giridharan
  • GreenStem Network – smart garden sensors for urban gardens – Chris Mathews
  • Exploring entrepreneurial opportunities by addressing social challenges in cities and towns immediately outside the Raleigh-Durham Metro Area – Kenneth Hunter
  • Discuss tools, techniques, projects, and opportunities to use geography, maps and geospatial data to understand our communities – Andrew Turner

Submit your idea via GitHub to be listed on this page.

Saturday, September 24 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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8:30am – 9:00am — Registration, breakfast, networking

  • Breakfast will be provided, we’ll have bagels and coffee for attendees

9:00am – 10:00am — Welcome, Code of Conduct, Open Data Stories, & pitches

  • Nicole Raimundo, Town of Cary CIO
  • Bill Greeves, Wake County CIO

10:00am – 2:30pm — Code for NC code sprint, see list of projects
10:00am – 2:30pm — NC Datapalooza’s Datajam hack-a-thon

11:30am – NC Datajam team submissions due

12:00pm – Lunch

  • Lunch will be provided by Moe’s Southwest Grill (Salad & Taco Bar). (Gluten free and vegetarian options will be provided for those who specified dietary restrictions at time of registration.)

2:30pm – 4:00pm — NC Datajam pitches and judging

  • First place prize is $1000
  • Best use of ESRI technology prize is $500