BCNI 2012 schedule


Here is a more detailed rough schedule for the 2012 BarCamp NewsInnovation presented by the Center for Public Interest Journalism.

Throughout, we’ll be again encouraging BCNI attendees to be involved in the Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon in the TV Studio room.

  • 9 a.m.: Doors open at Annenberg Hall, Temple University, North Philadelphia
  • 9:30 a.m.: Welcome, coffee and bagels [Board opens]
  • 9:45 a.m.: Hackathon introduction with rules and timeline overview, including brief presentation from Amy Gahran on mobile impact for projects.
  • 10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Hackathon ideas and timing (those who want to get involved in both BCNI and the hackathon, should start with the hackathon now)
  • 10 a.m.-10:50 a.m.: First BCNI sessions
  • 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Hackathon building
  • 11 a.m.-11:50 a.m.: Second round of BCNI sessions
  • 12 p.m.-12:30 p.m.: Lunch, provided by the Temple University Journalism Department
  • 12:30 p.m.-12:35 p.m.: Introduction of lunchtime speaker by Center for Public Interest Journalism
  • 12:35 p.m. -1 p.m.: Crowdsourcing group session by Daniel Victor of ProPublica and remainder of lunch
  • 1:10 p.m.-2 p.m.: Third sessions
  • 2:10 p.m. -3 p.m.: Fourth sessions
  • 3 p.m.: Hackathon judges begin circulating
  • 3:10 p.m.-4 p.m.: Fifth sessions
  • 4:10 p.m. -5 p.m.: Sixth sessions
  • 4:30 p.m. -5 p.m.: Hackathon internal presentations for judges
  • 5:05 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Hackathon winner presentations to all attendees, acknowledging support by Tropo and the Center for Public Interest Journalism
  • 5:15 p.m.-5:20 p.m. Thanks and BCNI overview
  • 5:30 p.m. After party presented by the Center for Public Interest Journalism, at the Draught Horse like last year.

About Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is the co-founder of publishing consultancy firm Technically Media and its technology news site Technically Philly.

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