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Thursday, August 30 • 11:00am - 11:40am
Building Sustainable Civic Tech with Open Data - Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

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What do you get when you blend open data, open source, and challenges created by a community and government partnership? The answer: Sustainable civic tech.

In this session, the audience will learn how the Open Raleigh Brigade partnered with our county IT innovation team to identify challenges based on community goals, set by our county commissioners. Then we'll explore how our planning team prepared open data in data.world for our event series. Finally, the audience will learn more about the open data competition and we'll explore the impact of open data and how it's having a positive impact in our community.
Session participants will learn:
* the value of open data in civic tech
* the importance of creating community-focused challenges
* how events can complement and advance community projects
* how community and government partnerships can help create sustainable civic tech

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Jason Hibbets

Senior Community Architect, Red Hat
Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager designing programs for people to participate in communities. His current role involves building community interest for #EnableSysadmin--a knowledge sharing... Read More →

Thursday August 30, 2018 11:00am - 11:40am PDT
Room 212