Go Code Colorado holds kickoff today at Denver Art Museum for Apps Challenge Weekend

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday April 8, 2015 0 comments Tags: Go Code Colorado, Apps Challenge, Jamey Wood, Wayne Williams, Anna Ewing, Wayin, COIN, OEDIT

 

COLORADO – Go Code Colorado – a statewide civic app challenge – is holding its kickoff event today for the second annual Apps Challenge.

The kickoff will be held from 6-9 p.m. at Ponti Hall in the Denver Art Museum and feature Secretary of State Wayne Williams, Wayin Chief Technology Officer Jamey Wood and Anna Ewing, executive director of the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) and COO of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT).Go_Code_Colorado_logo

Wood will keynote the event. He has more than 15 years of experience in senior engineering roles at large organizations, including Sun Microsystems and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Go Code Colorado brings together a community of entrepreneurs, business partners and developers to make use of public data through a series of Events that will begin in Fort Collins, Denver, Colorado Springs, Durango and Grand Junction on April 10.

The 10 semifinalist teams will receive a mentor weekend in Boulder and $25,000 for the three final winners.

Go Code Colorado won the Colorado Technology Association’s APEX award for Technology Project of the Year in 2014 and was honored by Harvard’s Kennedy School for Democratic Government and Innovation as a Bright Idea in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition.

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