almost 8 years ago
We're just a few days away, and we want to make sure everyone is set for a great weekend at District Hall. Our schedule is finalized and included below. You can also expect more information and supporting documentation for each of the challenges in the coming day.
Saturday August 9th
9:30 a.m. - Registration and breakfast available for participants
10:00 a.m. - Opening remarks from Martin J. Walsh, Mayor, City of Boston; Jascha Franklin-Hodges, CIO, City of Boston; & Matt Mayrl, Deputy CIO, City of Boston
10:30 a.m. - Brainstorm, Team Recruitment and Pitching
11:15 a.m. - Open Workshop Hours Begin
11:15 a.m. - Optional session on technical aspects, API, process documentation
11:45 a.m. - Optional session on process for RFP
*N.b., on-site food, snacks and beverages will be available from Brew and Gather throughout the day (Brew will close at 4 p.m.) Participants are able to work at District Hall as long as it is open (2 a.m.), but City staff and advisors will no longer be available on-site after 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 10th
9:00 a.m. - Open workshop hours begin, coffee available for all participants starting around 10. Additionally, Brew will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Noon - Advisors will be on site and available to consult or answer questions from teams.
2:00 p.m. - Submission deadline for teams to upload files to Challengepost site, teams on-site will then present their hacks. When all teams finish, challenge winners will be announced.