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Welcome to the #DataJam community site!

Are you ready for an exciting day to dig around in NYC’s TreesCount! Data? 

WE ARE!!

 

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See what others are saying on the community site 

Today, we’re launching the TreesCount Data Jam community site. Our goal is to give you a one stop shop to see the data, who is attending, and what your neighbors are thinking.

Hop on over to the forum and introduce yourself.  

FYI - If you are one of the lucky workshop ticket holders, you will get a seperate, detailed email on Thursday.

 

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Explore the Data Jam’s challenges and previous census data

For the last six months, NYC Parks has worked with NYC’s tree stewardship organizations to find out their needs. Now, they’ve added a few of their own. Collectively, we’re going to spend Saturday exploring these issues.

Here is what you can do right now!

After reading the challenges and exploring the data, post a discussion topic on what you are intersted in building. If you see someone else working on something similar, say something.

 


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Do you need childcare?

We’re working with Sitters Studio to ensure all of our attendants can have an amazing day. If you need to bring your little one along, no problem. Our space will be child friendly.

Please make sure to register your child or children on our eventbrite. This is no cost to you but space is limited.

 

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Event location and day-of schedule

For the day, you should bring your laptop and power supply. We’ll have ample wi-fi, power outlets, food, beverages, snacks, and really cool TreesCount gifts, including a TreesCount canteen!! 

Schedule for the day:

 8:00 AM - Doors open for registration and breakfast

 9:00 AM - Morning Kickoff session begins (This will start on time!)

 10:00 AM - Team and challenge formations

 10:10 AM - For workshop ticket holders, class begins

 4:00 PM - Close of registration of hacks

 5:00 PM - Hacking ends

 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Closing session featuring hacks and workshop showcase

 

Location:

Civic Hall

156 5th Ave, 2nd Floor

https://goo.gl/maps/aURrh

Note - Please use the front elevators or staircase.

 

 

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Thank you partners and sponsors!

This event is organized by NYC Parks in collaboration with BetaNYC, with support provided by the Mayor's Office of Technology + Innovation, NYC Open Data, our host Civic Hall, Microsoft Civic, and CartoDB.