Tech Events May 2013

Upcoming Tech Events – May ’13 Edition

Cary, NC – Here is a quick summary of Technology events coming up in the next few months. Let us know what you think of the events and also let us know if we have missed any.

Hackathon CLT – May 2, 2013 – May 20, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. HackathonCLTMMXIII is an opportunity for Charlotte’s Growing Tech Community to get together, share, and have fun while demonstrating and, dare we say, showing off their skills. Note, the site shows the following “THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS AND DETAILS MAY CHANGE BEFORE START OF HACKATHON.”

AnalyticsCamp 2013 – Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT) in Durham, NC. AnalyticsCamp is a free day of networking and learning for folks interested in any kind of analytics.

ProductCampRTP 2013 UnConference – Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT) in Morrisville, NC. 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.

CityCamp NC – Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM – Friday, May 31, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT) in Raleigh, 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.

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 – Saturday June 1, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (EDT) in Asheville, NC. 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.

OPF Hackathon – June 3-5, 2013 in Chapel Hill, NC. 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.

Maker Faire North Carolina – Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT) in Raleigh, NC. 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.

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