This event was timed to coincide with International Open Data Day. The day brought together local government leaders and staff, local organizations, non-profits, businesses, visitors, and community members and was focused on volunteer civic innovation.
We had our biggest turnout ever with over 50 people participating. Thanks to Code Louisville for event hosting and promotions, and for many of its members who attended.
Smart Louisville is a partnership with Louisville Metro government. We modeled our initiative after Smart Chicago’s success. Many of the projects at the event were setup and hosted on the brand new Cloud Collaborative platform.
We self-organized around 6 different projects, most of which the CDA prepped beforehand.
Project 1: CityVoice for Louisville
Project 2: KY Primary Voting Engagement
Project 3: Vacant Property Analysis
Project 4: Local Business Discovery App
Project 5 - Kentucky Decoded
Project 6 - SpeedUpLouisville.com Broadband Map
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to make this happen, to everyone who came and hacked away the day, and to our event sponsors!
See you next year!
And stay tuned for our Hack for Change day on June 4.