Urban Data Challenge Hack Day

Celebrate International Open Data Day by coding, brainstorming, and visualizing urban transportation with your fellow data lovers.

Event Details


923 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94103 United States


February 23, 2013 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-07:00)



Related events

Feb 23: International Open Data Day Meet-up in Zurich, Switzerland
April 6: Awards Ceremony, San Francisco, and Zurich


In honor of International Open Data Day, join in a special day of hacking and sharing as part of the Urban Data Challenge, an online data visualization competition using transportation feeds from three cities—San Francisco, Geneva, and Zurich.

swissnex San Francisco, GAFFTA, and the data community gather to exchange ideas, find teammates, code, draw, and design in a laid-back atmosphere—pizza included! Technical workshops help make the most of the available data sets. So bring your brains, laptops, and creative hats, and let’s get hacking to envision better urban mobility.

Find out more about the Urban Data Challenge.


10:00 am   doors open, breakfast available
11:00 am   introductions and Skype with the International Open Data Day meet-up in Zurich (Switzerland)
1:30 pm   lunch break
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm   technical workshops (d3, datasets, storytelling)
8:00 pm   show and tell
9:00 pm   doors close



Photo: Myleen Hollero