The 2017 Civic Hacker Summit Archive

Annual Full Access Pass members can view all of the recordings and session notes from the first annual event.

The First Annual Civic Hacker Summit

It was epic. The inaugural summit took place April 26 – 27, 2017. An expert panel of 27 speakers shared their stories, technologies, best practices, and challenges. The Civic Hacker Summit talks and interviews are eye-opening and educational. Hearing about these speakers’ work and perspectives will inspire, encourage, and motivate you. Dive in!

Measuring the Entire US Criminal Justice SystemAmy Bach, Executive Director – Measures for Justice

Developing a Civic Hacker CommunityRachel Hatch, Research Director – Institute for the Future

Social Impact Bonds: What You Need to KnowZachary Levey, Senior Associate – Multilateral Investment Fund

Measuring the Impact of Civic TechRebecca Rumbul, Head of Research – mySociety

Wrangling Digital Data for Your Organization, Pierre DeBois – Zimana Analytics

Getting from csv to Frictionless Data, Dan Fowler – Open Knowledge Foundation

3 Questions You Can Answer With Maps, Esther Needham and Patrick Han – Azavea

Why Data.World Will Change Your Life, Noah Rippner – Data.World

Making an Impact With Data Science and AI, Friederike Schuur – Fast Forward Labs

Combatting Human Trafficking with Powerful Data Tools, Wade Shen – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Using Open Source Data to Create Socially Impactful Products, Vida Williams – Axis Partners

The World’s First Public Police Accountability Dashboard, Brandon Anderson –

Hometown Hacking in San Leandro, Derick Lee – Pilot City

How Data is Used to End Veteran and Chronic Homelessness, Jessica Marcus – Community Solutions

Using Tech to Create Change from Within Rural Communities, Thompson Morrison – Innovate Oregon

Stewarding the Next Generation of Civic Hackers, Rajiv Patnaik – ZedBridge

Lessons from the World’s Largest Hackathon, Matt Scott – 180 Degrees of Impact, Second Muse

Why Good Government is Data-Driven Government, Jane Wiseman – Harvard Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation