EVENT: HurricaneHackersNYC

November 17, 2012
9:00 amto11:00 pm
Saturday 17 November 9am-11pm
ITP, Tisch School of the Arts


This event is about using citizen science to have a positive impact on the long-term recovery of the most damaged parts of New York City, after hurricane Sandy.This is part of the HurricaneHackers initiative http://www.hurricanehackers.com/

In a nutshell: Citizens, scientists, designers and developers join forces to develop apps and tools for measuring and modelling the consequences of Sandy, and accelerating urban renewal after the hurricane, using crowdsourcing techniques. If you have a great idea, or want to help others who do, come along!

Ignite presentations: 9am-10am

Project work: 10am until late

Where: 4th Floor of Tisch School of the Arts.

In collaboration with: CUSP, The Centre for Urban Science and Progress, NYU; the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, CERN, Geneva.

With the generous support of: CUSP, The Centre for Urban Science and Progress, NYU. The Shuttleworth Foundation.

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