New York Civic Tech Events in November

| Matt Stempeck

Yesterday, tens of thousands of New Yorkers and visitors ran the New York City Marathon in the face of 20 MPH headwinds. For the rest of this month, may the wind be at your back. Come join us at any of these events, and leave a comment if we missed something!

7pm tonight: New York Tech Meetup’s monthly demo night

Tuesday, November 4: Election Day. Go vote!

Wednesday, November 5th (and every Wednesday this month): Join Beta NYC for their weekly Code for America Brigades civic hack night.

Thursday, November 6th: Learn about Loomio, a tool for collaborative decision-making, at GovLab’s Demo for Democracy webcast

Thursday, November 6th: Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith will be speaking on a panel at the 2014 Business for Social Responsibility Conference from 8:50-9:30am ET. The session is titled “Collaboration in Action: Human Rights in the Technology Sector.” Not able to attend? You can watch the livestream here.

Saturday, November 8th: An East-coast edition of Civic Design Camp! It’s “a day-long “unconference” that will bring together some of the top public servants, designers and innovators to create connections, share knowledge, and strengthen the emerging movement dedicated to creating better citizen experiences!”

Monday, November 10th: I’ll be at Techonomy in Half Moon Bay, CA discussing how technology can improve our governments and communities. I’ll be discussing this central civic engagement question with Kate Krontiris, Nigel Jacob, Jerry Paffendorf, and Kathryn Peters.

Locally November 10th: SXSW Interactive NYC Area Community Meet Up from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Makeshift Society Brooklyn.

Tuesday, November 18th: Data-Driven NYC Meetup

Thursday, November 20th: NYU Polytechnic Incubator1776 present Challenge Cup: New York City, a competition featuring NYC’s most innovative startups. Join us for pitches, food, and drink as we explore innovative approaches to the city’s biggest challenges.

November 27th: Take some time with family or friends to be thankful.

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