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NYC LOCAL: Saturday 15 August 2009 BigAppsDevCamp

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Saturday 15 August 2009 BigAppsDevCamp
Date: 13 Aug 2009 02:05:44 -0400

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 From: noel hidalgo <>
 Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 14:06:44 -0400
 Subject: [FC-discuss] Municipal Data + NYC 2.0 = BigAppsDevCamp (This weekend 
& Next!)


    - Does your next app need municipal data?
    - Do have a mobile app that will change the way New Yorkers navigate
    though the city?
    - Do you want to become a vendor for NYC?
    - Are you ready to help NYC join the 21st Century?

 If you answer is yes to any one of those questions, you MUST attend

 Believe it or not, New York City is in the process of opening a
 bunch of data set so we can develop Web apps,
 iPhone/Android/Mobile apps, and other amazing things! BUT before
 they open any data, we have to respond to an "
 other words, tell them what and how we are going to use their
 data. *The deadline is September 1, just two weeks away*!

 For the next two Saturdays (8/16 and 8/23), members of the OpenGov NYC
 meetup < > will be hosting two workshops to help you
 navigate this complex process. Choose from one of the next two Saturdays to
 plug into the following...

    - Why the city is 
 this process and how to format your proposal.

    - How you can make money by cordinating future Big Apps

    - Brainstorm ideas for apps with other developers and city dwellers.

    - How your app can change the city.

 If you can't attend a workshop and still want to participate, add
 your idea to Apps for Democracy's NYC BIG APPS Ideas board
 < > or help us promote via twitter and the
 #BigApps<> hashtag.

 *Saturday, 15 Aug from Noon to 5 pm.*

 New Work City <>, 200 Varick St, Room 507B,
 Manhattan, RSVP @

 *Saturday, 22 Aug from Noon to 5 pm.*

 The Change You Want to See <>,
 84 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, RSVP @

 If you have any questions, please reach out to one of the two organizers.

    - Noel Hidalgo - @noneck - - cell +1.646.867.2263
    - Matthew Burton - @matthewburton - - cell
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