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#250 5 Year Celebration!


5 Year Celebration!


Update! Check out our blog post recapping this event.


Happy Birthday Chi Hack Night! This night marks our 5th anniversary and 250th event to build, share and learn about civic tech!

To celebrate this day, we will hear from members of Chi Hack Night about what they’ve done at or learned from our group. Come celebrate, eat, build, share, and learn with us!

The presenters are:

  1. Presentation of Honorary Resolution
    Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey

  2. The 5 P's of Civic Tech
    Kevin Wei, Microsoft Civic Tech Fellow

  3. Automation of the workforce: The Robots' fight for 15
    Dave Chary

  4. Facing Forward
    Nina Sandlin, Health and Disability Advocates

  5. An Ode to Hack Night #85
    Scott Beslow, NORC at the University of Chicago

  6. Making the old system obsolete
    Jonathon Rogoff

  7. ChiHack to the Future
    Vinesh Kannan, Student at IIT and Andy Rasmussen, Chicago Public Schools

Potluck style! If you’d like to bring drinks, snacks, desserts, or celebration accessories, fill out your name and what you’re bringing here. We’ll provide empanadas and celebratory cookies.

Bonus points and high fives will be given to those who theme their contributions around the number 5. Bringing beer? Bring a 5-pack. 5-layer dips! 5-spice chicken! You get the idea.

Come celebrate, eat, build, share, and learn with us!


Agenda and meeting notes
Sponsor Microsoft

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