CodeAcross Toronto 2018 Challenge Owner Workshop

Organized by Code for Canada
Ontario Room - 900 Bay Street, Toronto
Dec 12th 2017
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What: Hackathon 101: CodeAcross Toronto 2018 challenge owner workshopWhy: Learn about how hackathons like Code Across Toronto 2018 can help you and your organization harness the power of community-driven technology for the public good.When: 10AM-12PM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017Where: Ontario Room, 900 Bay Street, Toronto, ON and online via webcastWho: This event is for anyone interested in learning more about putting forward a challenge for CodeAcross Toronto 2018. This session will be of particular interest to people working in government and nonprofits on public good projects that could benefit from community-driven technology.How: Please register for this free event here on Eventbrite!

Code for Canada, in collaboration with the Ontario Public Service Policy Innovation Hub and Open Government teams, is hosting a free workshop for people and organizations interested in participating in the upcoming 2018 CodeAcross Toronto hackathon as a challenge owner. 

CodeAcross Toronto breaks down siloes by inviting coders, open data enthusiasts, civic tech organizers, policy wonks and other engaged residents to tackle specific challenges. Challenge owners generally put forward a well-scoped public good project for hackathon participants to work on during CodeAcross Toronto 2018. Previous challenge owners include Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, the City of Toronto’s Transportation Services Division and the Landlord Tenant Board of Ontario.

If you are curious about how the latest methods in technology and design can help you fulfill your public good goals, or if you’re looking to engage tech-savvy residents around a certain issue or dataset, then CodeAcross Toronto is for you! 

Register for this workshop on December 12 to learn more about being a challenge owner, including how to define and present a challenge to get the most value out of your CodeAcross experience! Can't make it in-person in Toronto? We'll be recording parts of this session and sharing it online.

CodeAcross Toronto 2018 will take place in March 2018. You can read a recap of CodeAcross Toronto 2017 hackathon here.

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