|May 20, 2015 at 7pm|
Microsoft Technology Center (in the Aon Center)
200 E Randolph Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
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.
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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