CodeAcross 2015 FAQ


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CodeAcross’ FAQ

###Location

Transit Notes

The MTA will be working on most lines this weekend. Please check the MTA’s website on how this will affect your travel to Civic Hall.

###Hours
####Friday at Microsoft

  • 6:30 pm - Doors open
  • 7:00 pm - Event starts
  • 9:00 pm - Event ends
    ####Saturday at Civic Hall
  • 10:00 am - Doors open for breakfast
  • 11:00 am - Event kickoff
    – Guest Speakers: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Project Hacking, Mapping, Scraping, and Unconference sessions.
  • 6:00 pm - Day one wrap up, and project description deadline.
    ####Sunday at Civic Hall
  • 11:00 am - Doors open for breakfast
  • 11:30 am - Keynote speaker, Ben Wellington, I Quant NY
    – Note: At 12:30, Council Member Ben Kallos will host an hour long civic hacker town hall / listening session.
  • 12:30 - 3:00 - Hacking and Unconference sessions.
  • 3:30 - Closing presentation and awards

###What to bring

  • Your awesomeness!
  • A laptop and its power adapter.
  • A water bottle. We’re trying to be eco conscious, if you have one. Bring it.
  • Youthful exuberance! This is your chance to play and explore! Come have fun.

###What to expect

  • People - be friendly, introduce yourself!!
  • Projects - list your ideas!
  • Workshops - what do you want to talk about?

###Developer Resources
We have outline a number of cool tools and discount codes. Sadly, we can’t share those discount codes with the world, BUT we can share them with you. Read only Google Doc

###Social Media & Hashtags
Hashtag is #CodeAcross NYC. Yup, that is two words #CodeAcross + NYC. The international hashtags are #CodeAcross & #OpenDataDay.

Friday, and portions of Saturday and Sunday are being live streamed by the Internet Society of New York. Check out their feed via Livestream.com.

###Other questions?
Hit reply and ask!


Workshops and Unconfrence Sessions
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#FYI - Our event is at capacity. We might have tickets at the door, but we can not make any promises.