OpenAccessPhilly: civic action group from City of Philadelphia to host forum Oct. 28 - Technical.ly Philly

Civic

Sep. 20, 2011 11:00 am

OpenAccessPhilly: civic action group from City of Philadelphia to host forum Oct. 28

A public/private stakeholders group convened by City of Philadelphia representatives charged with moving forward good government initiatives is hosting a day-long forum to develop action for the future. The OpenAccessPhilly forum, called “Crowdsourcing at the Intersection,” will be held Friday, Oct. 28 at the University City Science Center Quorum space. The winners of the OpenDataRace […]

A public/private stakeholders group convened by City of Philadelphia representatives charged with moving forward good government initiatives is hosting a day-long forum to develop action for the future.

The OpenAccessPhilly forum, called “Crowdsourcing at the Intersection,” will be held Friday, Oct. 28 at the University City Science Center Quorum space. The winners of the OpenDataRace are scheduled to be announced at then.

RSVP for the free event here.

It’s “a forum to discover what the City of Philadelphia and its citizens are doing at the intersection of civic innovation/participation and technology,” said Jeff Friedman, the Manager of Civic Innovation and Participation in the Mayor’s office and a original organizer of the OpenAccessPhilly group. “And how we can all continue to translate both our personal and professional passions, connections and projects into public service for the benefit of the entire city.”

The OpenAccessPhilly group followed the Digital Philadelphia plan from the city’s newly renamed Office of Innovation and Technology. Friedman, with OIT project manager Andrew Buss and private consultant Paul Wright, conceived the group.

In its current form, the group includes several hundred local technology leaders on an email mailing list and hosts smaller twice monthly update meeting. It was out of the OpenAccessPhilly group that the OpenDataPhilly.org project was born.

See a PDF on the group’s purpose here and the agenda for the event here.

Advertisement

-30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Super Meetup 2019: It was a hot one, but we grabbed some cool networking tips

Nominate an outstanding dev for the inaugural Philly RealLIST Engineers

That jawn is today: Super Meetup Philly

SPONSORED

Philly

Why this dev planted roots at The Philadelphia Inquirer after starting her career abroad

Philadelphia, PA

Technical.ly Match

Web Manager

Apply Now
Philadelphia, PA

PromptWorks

Senior Software Engineer

Apply Now
Chesterrbrook, PA

Deacom

Software Quality Analyst

Apply Now

You can vote for these SXSW panels by Philly folks through the end of the week

People, tools and process: How a fully remote team works

SPONSORED

Philly

Meet these 10 hiring companies at Super Meetup

Philadelphia

Vistar Media

Front End Engineer

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Vistar Media

Sr. Software Engineer

Apply Now
Philadelphia, PA - Center City

Odessa

Sr. Project Manager

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Philadelphia

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!