Will three days when programmers, designers, activists, associations and anyone interested in improving the daily lives of locals not only have available several sets of data, they can use them to propose improvements impacting on needs of citizens.
As usual any hackathon, participants will be organized into working groups to advance the planning and development of solutions to the challenges proposed. Access is open to all, with prior registration before September 14, and s better to be at a computer. There are two distinct work areas: ideation and prototyping area and space for inspiration. In this second microxerrades several mentors and experts will teach and provide support and resources related to open data to participants.
In addition, teams will have technical support, user experience and funding to facilitate the implementation of the application or solution that will work.
This is part of the European project hackathon Open4Citizens , which also involved Milan, Karlstad, Copenhagen and Rotterdam. The aim of this initiative is to find new uses for open data affecting citizens and implement, in each city, a laboratory open data to facilitate that citizens can develop new applications based on data.