Story by Ian Henshaw. First published on TechTank.org. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – The Triangle abounds in tech, but not all of it is in the office or the lab. Not by a long shot. Here’s a quick rundown of technology events coming up in the Triangle over the next few weeks.
AnalyticsCamp 2013 – AnalyticsCamp is a free day of networking and learning for folks interested in any kind of analytics. Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT) in Durham, NC.
ProductCampRTP 2013 UnConference – ProductCampRTP is a unique opportunity to share, network and learn with professionals involved in product management, marketing and development from around the Triangle. Unlike traditional conference formats, ProductCamp is an “unconference” where participants decide what is important and interesting. Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT) in Morrisville, NC.
CityCamp NC – CityCamp NC, an event to promote citizen participation and government transparency, today announced plans to host the now state-focused event that brings together citizens, government and businesses in order to ignite innovation focused on improving quality of life through technology. More information can be found on the CityCamp NC Press Release. Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM – Friday, May 31, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT) in Raleigh, NC.
National Day of Civic Hacking – A National event that will take place June 1-2, 2013. There may be an event following the above CityCamp NC event so look here for more details. We will post updates on Tech Tank as they arise.
The Hack For Food – Join other food enthusiasts, designers, coders, data-junkies, and citizens for the first ever Hack for Food to develop innovative solutions for local food systems, spurring local economic development and making food systems environmentally sustainable and socially just. Not exactly in the Triangle but still a worthy event. Saturday June 1, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (EDT) in Asheville, NC.
OPF Hackathon – This Hackathon is only for people serious about digital forensics. This OPF Hackathon will provide participants with a chance to learn about what digital forensics has to offer to the digital preservation community by getting hands on with data, tools and new techniques. June 3-5, 2013 in Chapel Hill, NC.
Maker Faire North Carolina – Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT) in Raleigh, NC.
More Triangle Tech Events
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