MOSSLabs.io WHY & HOW

  • Open Source and Cities @ Scale

  • Strategically Organizing Open Source Allies to Achieve Scaled Civic Outcomes.

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VENUE & HOST>

The Brown Center

@Maryland Institute College of Art

MOSS

TRACK

Collaboration & Open Source for Cites

Baltimore

Calling All Baltimore Area University Students

Join Us for a Special

Baltimore Hackathon

Smart Cities Start with Smart Neighborhood Centers

We Focus On

St. Francis Neighborhood Center

in West Baltimore

Sept 13-15

@Hophack  

Johns Hopkins University

Homewood Campus

Applications Now Open

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Meet our Keynote Guest

Silona Bonewald

VP Community Architecture

 Hyperledger

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Step 1 Team:

1a. Students Select Teams Of Up To 4 Students,

1b. Teams Members Can Include Up To Half  Non-Coders

 

Step 2 Tooling:

2a. Students Setup Their Collaboration Tools:  Slack, SourceForge, Github  

Step 3 Select Challenge:

Select The Baltimore City Challenge Topic Of Your Choice From Our List

Or Bring Your Own Challenge.

Our list selected in collaboration with St. Francis Neighborhood Center

Step 4 Select Professional Civic Software:

Select the Open Source Civic Software Package to Use:

Lutece, CHAOS, Civic Foundation, Eclipse IoT, Hyperledger,

Open Referral / MD-211, OpenGemeenten

Step 5 Pitch The Judges On Your Comprehensive Plan

Our judges are the board member of St. Francis Community Center.

 

Code a Demo (use anything you want)

Use your team to answer how your solution will work for 

St Francis Neighborhood Students & West Baltimore Community

 

Be sure to tell us how your solution is:

is scalable to other cities,

protects privacy,

provides security,

increases access,

protect against bias,

is culturally aware,

increases minority participation,

is sustainable

(Non-Coders This Is Where We Need You!)