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A4MC Crime Hack Salon & Community Round Awards Ceremony


Monday, October 17, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

A4MC Crime Hack Salon & Community Round Awards Ceremony

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Crime Hack Salon Ticket Ended Free  
Awards Ceremony Ticket Ended Free  

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We have the crime, you do the time!


The Apps 4 Metro Chicago IL Crime Hack Salon offers a chance to gather and exchange ideas about the City of Chicago's recently released groundbreaking 10 years of crime data! The Hack Salon will feature experts discussing community crime concerns, keys to understanding and using the data, and possible technology solutions. Two hours of small group collaboration, brainstorming and app building will follow.  Join the A4MC Team gain new insight into the true potential of the crime data and begin building an app for the Grand Challenge!! Afterward, stay for the award ceremony for the community round of the Apps 4 Metro Chicago IL Competition! 

Apps for Metro Chicago Illinois represents one of the largest governmental collaborative open data initiatives to date. Multiple governmental agencies and regional planning organizations have collaborated to provide 200 plus data sets with more being added regularly! A4MC is endeavoring to foster relationships between civic organizations and apps developers in order to create apps that benefit the residents of Chicago.

Space is limited so RSVP today by clicking here:

A4MC Crime Hack Salon & Community Round Awards Ceremony Parking Options

*If you plan on going to both the Hack Salon and the Awards Ceremony you must register for both events. If you plan on attending only the awards ceremony, register with that respective ticket. If the Hack Salon sells out tickets may still be available for the awards ceremony.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and ends on Friday, October 14!

Event details:

Where: IBM

Innovation Center, 6th Floor

            71 S. Wacker

Chicago, IL 60606


When: Monday, October 17, 2011

12:30pm-2:00 Crime Insights- Community, Data and Tech Experts Discuss

2:00-3:30 Brainstorming and App Building

Award Ceremony at 3:30pm (Please arrive by 3:00pm)


IBM is located in the Hyatt Center which has tight security. Please bring an ID and note that everyone must have their bag scanned and walk through a scanner. 

For more information on A4MC, please visit:

Have questions about A4MC Crime Hack Salon & Community Round Awards Ceremony? Contact IBM

When & Where

71 S. Wacker
Innovation Center on 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Monday, October 17, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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