code for freedom

27-28 september, gdansk

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Program

Saturday,  September 27th

9:00 – 9:30 – Registration

9:30 – 10:00 – Opening :  What’s special about this place and this event?
Fell the spirit & check the presentation by Google Cultural Institute here

10:00 – 10:15 – Hackathon orientation

  • Aim of the hackathon
  • Working framework
  • Jury & prizes
  • Mentors
  • House rules
  • Program

10:15 – 10:45 – Familiarizing strangers ;)
Kind of speed dating of participants to get to know one other.

10:45 – 12:15 – Project Pitches: plenary presentations, max. 5 minute each

12:15 – 13:30 – Round Tables – discussions about projects proposals and getting to know each other BEFORE splitting into teams.
Lets check if some teams could combine forces. We see 3 general categories of project proposals:

  • Open Data, eg.: Warsaw Public Data, Civic Data Mining by Watchdog, IQMel, ePodręcznik, Chrunch the News;
  • Elections, eg.: Mapping Election (Jumpstart GE), Votemapper (Russian), Bosnian Election Data Portal, We Decide;
  • Transparency, eg.: Digital anti-corruption platform, Parliamentary Monitoring (Kohovolit for CEE), Tribunal (Romanian), Transparent Kraków.

13:30 – 14:30 – Lunch & informal group division

14:30 –  18:00 – Group work + thematic mini-workshops as side events
Possible topics: datascraping/ cryptoparty/ visualisations/ investigative tools/ graphic libraries/ social media/ legal issues/ foia apps
Can you offer to share something as a lightning talk or mini-workshop? Let Karo know: karolina.wysocka@epf.org.pl

18:00-19:00 – Checking where we stand

19:00-23:00 – Going out together – of course you can also continue work.
Dinner is up to you, we will recommend some places and delivery service.
We go for a drink to http://www.friends-gdansk.pl/ at ul. Piwna 3/4.

 

Sunday, September 28th

9.00 – 9:30 Intro by Michał Wroczyński from Fido Intelligence
A demo on how to pitch by Denis Gursky

9:30 – 13.00 Group work + thematic mini-workshops as side events

13.00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Group work

15:30 – 16:30 Project presentations

16:30-17:00 Lightning talks & jury works

17:00 -17:30  Announcement of winners & closing

 

 

Monday, September 29th – optional post-event:
Lech Wałęsa Award Ceremony
11:40-12:30 Dwór Artusa – next to Neptun Fountain at the old town
It’s an invite-only-event, if you wish to attend ask Karo for an invitation :)

 

Remember: Code for Freedom is hosted in the amazing new European Solidarity Center, you can visit the exhibition for free any time that weekend from 10:00 am- 8:00 pm

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