Hacknight #111 with Yvan Baker

Attendance: 74 civic hackers Presenters: MPP Yvan Baker MPP Yvan Baker shows how government is driving fairness and openness in Ontario through some illustrative examples. MPP Baker is Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister Responsible for Digital Government and to the Minister of Finance. Breakout Groups Project Lead(s) Description / Needs Civic Tech 101 Luke Come here[…]

Hacknight #110 with P2PU

Attendance: 66 civic hackers Presenters: Nico Koenig, Grif Peterson, Dirk Uys of P2PU Peer 2 Peer University, or just P2PU, facilitates equitable learning beyond institutional walls. It is developing a new model for online and offline learning called learning circles: lightly-facilitated study groups for people who want to take online courses, together, in-person. The presentation will[…]

Hacknight #109 with Hillary Hartley

Attendance: 185 civic hackers Presenters: Hillary Hartley, Chief Digital Officer for the Government of Ontario. Breakout Groups Project Lead(s) Description / Needs Civic Tech 101 Workshop Prep Open Gov Office Budgetpedia Open Election 18 Biking  Project Carded.ca DemocracyKit Luke Raphael 🙂 Henrik Howard Jake Sharky 🙂 Come here if it’s your first time!!!!  – across the hall Preparing[…]

Hacknight #108 with Binh Lu, Matthew Clarke and Kristie Pratt

Attendance: 60 civic hackers Presenters: Binh Lu, Matthew Clarke and Kristie Pratt The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development is investigating innovative ways to build data literacy and data confidence within our organization. We imagine (and have experienced!) that people in analytic roles spend a lot of time helping out non-data-minded colleagues to navigate problems that[…]

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Hacknight #107 with Open work time

Presenter: None There is no speaker. Bonus time to work on projects! Breakout Groups Project Lead(s) Description / Needs Civic Tech 101 Luke Come here if it’s your first time!!!! Women & Color Mohammed Online speaker directory; building CMS site; front & back-end developers needed! Open Democracy Micah Democracy Kit – help new candidates; front-end[…]

Hacknight #105 with Tristen Brown

Presenter: Tristen Brown (@fallsemo), Designer & Developer at Mapbox Mapbox is a mapping platform used for many use cases. Tristen will walk through some relevant ones to civic tech: from new interactive techniques for visualizing geospatial information to the tools that create them. Tristen is a developer & designer on Mapbox Studio, a suite of[…]