Mayor Walsh to Attend HubHacks: Boston's First Civic Minded Hackathon
Two Day Event is First Step in Reinventing Boston's Online Permitting System
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For Immediate Release
August 08, 2014
Released By:
Mayor's Office
For More Information Contact:
Mayor's Press Office
617.635.4461

WHEN:         Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10AM (full HubHacks schedule is below)

WHERE:      District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, South Boston Waterfront

 WHO:           Mayor Martin J. Walsh

                      Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO, City of Boston

                      Matt Mayrl, Deputy CIO, City of Boston

WHAT:  Mayor Walsh will welcome more than 90 programmers to HubHacks: Boston's First Civic Minded Hackathon. The two day event, hosted by the Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), will begin a project to reinvent the City’s online permitting experience, one of the most common ways that Bostonians interact with the City of Boston. 


FULL HUBHACKS SCHEDULE:

 Saturday, August, 9, 2014:

9:30 AM - Doors open for participants and media

10:00 AM - Opening remarks from Mayor Walsh

10:30 AM - Brainstorm, team recruitment and pitching

11:15 AM - Open workshop hours begin

 

Sunday, August, 10, 2014:


9:00 AM - Open workshop hours begin

 2:00 PM - Submission deadline for teams, hack presentations, winner announcements

 

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