FWDMonthly – Open Government: Using Government Data to Solve City Problems


When

May 20, 2015 at 7pm

Where

Microsoft Technology Center (in the Aon Center)
200 E Randolph Dr
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Contact

Alicia Race

We're excited to announce May's FWDMonthly speaker - Derek Eder

Derek is a civic technologist and one of the leaders of the open government community in Chicago. He is founder and partner at DataMade, a company that tells stories and builds tools with data, co-founder of Open City, a collective that makes civic apps to to improve transparency and understanding of our government, and organizer for the Open Gov Hack Night, America's premier weekly event for building civic technology with open data.

He has built and collaborated on dozens of civic applications including ClearStreets, 2nd City Zoning, Chicago Lobbyists, Look at Cook, Chicago Councilmatic and Dedupe.

 

Agenda:

7:00-7:30 Open Networking

7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker - Derek Eder

Learn how open source, a standard tech value, can transform government’s effectiveness.

8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project

Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.

8:45-9:00 Project Share

Present what your project team created and learn what other project teams are doing.

 

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