Your CityCamp NC for Friday

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Greetings, CityCamper!


This email contains everything you need to know for Friday at CityCamp NC, featuring a keynote presentation from Stephen Larrick, Open Cities Director for the Sunlight Foundation and unconference to follow. (You’ll receive a separate email for Saturday’s activities)

Date & Location

Friday, September 29th, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

(Registration & breakfast begin at 8:30 am — doors will not open before 8:30 am)

Nash Hall

136 East Morgan Street

Raleigh, NC

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Parking Information

For those driving, the Wilmington Station Parking Deck is the most convenient option as it is on the same block. For more parking options, check out the Downtown Raleigh Alliance for more information. See more details on getting to and from CityCamp here.

Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Pastries and fruit will be provided for breakfast


Lunch will be provided by Moe’s Southwest Grill (Salad & Taco Bar)


Gluten free and vegetarian options will be provided for those who specified dietary restrictions at time of registration. Note: If you specified dietary restrictions at the time of registration, please see one of the event organizers to receive your lunch.


CityCamp NC Code of Conduct

We always want CityCamp NC to be an inclusive event where our attendees feel safe, respected, and inspired. Please review our Code of Conduct.


Here’s our schedule for the day

8:30am – 9:00am — Registration, breakfast, networking

9:00am – 9:15am — Welcome, Code of Conduct, Jason Hibbets, CityCamp NC Co-chair

9:15am – 9:20am — Thank sponsors and volunteers – Ginny Ghezzo, Emcee

9:20am – 10:00am — Smart Communities panel

  • Bill Greeves, CIIO Wake County (Moderator)
  • Dennis Kekas, NC State
  • Rodney Roberts, City of Greensboro
  • Jennifer Robinson, SAS
  • Terry Yates, Town of Cary

10:00am – 10:10am — Featured Code for NC project: NC Reentry Resources Hub: A Journey From 1 to 100 Counties

  • Eric Jackson, Code for Asheville
  • Jason Marshall, Code for Greensboro

10:10am – 10:25am — Introduction to open data

  • Bill Scanlon, Wake County

10:25am – 10:45am — Break

10:410:45am – 11:15am — Keynote, Stephen Larrick, Open Cities Director for the Sunlight Foundation

11:15am – 11:20am — What’s a good pitch?, Jason Hibbets

11:25am – 11:50am — CityCamp NC pitches for unconference sessions

11:50am – 12:00pm — Voting

12:00pm – 12:45pm — Lunch

12:45pm – 1:00pm — Explain unconference schedule

1:00pm – 1:45pm — Round 1 Sessions

2:00pm – 2:45pm — Round 2 Sessions

3:00pm – 3:45pm — Round 3 Sessions

4:00pm – 4:45pm — Round 4 Sessions

4:50pm – 5:00pm — Closing — Ginny Ghezzo + Jason Hibbets

5:30pm – 7:30pm — Networking social happy hour hosted by Google Fiber, 518 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603; Food provided by Tobacco Road with beer from Little City Brewing

7:30pm – until — Networking at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, 505 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603


We can’t wait to see you!

-CityCamp NC Team

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