1) Admission to both days of the Hackathon (Don’t panic. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. See the note at the bottom of this announcement :)
2) Admission to Reception and Evening Event ($50 Value)
3) Admission to Opening Night Party at the DNA Lounge – 9 pm-2am ($10 Value)
11:00 am -Doors Open
11:30 am – Welcome to Aaron Swartz Day – Introduction by Lisa Rein
Noon – Internet Archive Updates:
“New at the Internet Archive” Tracey Jaquith (TV/News Archive) &
Brewster Kahle (Internet Archive) Audience Q & A. Internet Q & A.
12:45 pm – The Decentralized Web and the Dat Project– Danielle Robinson, PhD (Co-Executive Director, Code for Science and Society) & Karissa McKelvey (Digital Democracy, Open Source Developer) Danielle and Karissa will explain exactly what the “open source decentralized web” is and how it can be implemented in the real world. (Complete with use cases!) Also, why you need to know and understand what the decentralized web is, and why it’s important. Audience Q & A. Internet Q & A.
1:30 pm How to Make Law Enforcement Accountable by Implementing A Surveillance Policy Framework – Tracy Rosenberg (Oakland Privacy), Dave Maass (EFF), Lisa Rein (Co-founder, Aaron Swartz Day). Audience Q & A. Internet Q & A
2:30 pm – TBA
3:30 pm – TBA
4:30-5:30 pm A conversation with Barrett Brown about his new book (My Glorious Defeats: Hacktivist, Narcissist, Anonymous: A Memoir) & the Pursuance Project with Claire Peters (Director of Strategy). Hosted by Lisa Rein. Audience Q & A. Internet Q & A. Including Questions all the way from ThoughtWorks’ Melbourne and Brisbane’s “Internet Freedom Hackathons.”
5:30-6:00pm – TBA
6:30pm – 7:30pm – Hackathon Reception
7:30 pm – 8:00pm – Start migrating upstairs
8:00 pm SHARP! Evening event Begins (Upstairs in the Great Room)
Evening Event Speakers (8:00pm-9:30pm):
8pm – 9:30 pm Evening Event – Special Guests Speaking or Performing (or both)
Guests so far (More Special Guests TBA):
A Conversation with Journalist Barrett Brown & Trevor Timm (Executive Director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation) (Barrett Brown won a National Magazine Award for his prison columns, & is the Author of the upcoming book: My Glorious Defeats: Hacktivist, Narcissist, Anonymous: A Memoir. He is the Co-founder of the Pursuance Project, a Journalist, and a Former Political Prisoner.)
Cindy Cohn (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Brewster Kahle (Internet Archive)
Plus More Special Guests – We will be making daily updates here!
After event gathering at The Emporium – 616 Divisadero St.
To play games, drink and dance to DJs till 2am. (Sunday doesn’t start till 11 am :)
11:00 Brunch- Hackathon Information and Sync up
11:30 – 12:15 pm Keynote 1: Ashley Boyd, VP Advocacy, Mozilla Foundation
12:15-12:55 pm Keynote 2: Erin Gallagher – Mapping Complex Social Networks to Create Useful Visualizations
Speakers in order (lengths will vary between 10, 20, & 30 minutes) – and all will have at least 5 minutes of Q & A:
1:00-1:25pm – Isaiah Johnson (Social Entrepreneur & Game Developer) – Diversifying the Video Game Industry
1:30-1:55 – Tatyana Griffin – Sound Design for VR: Best Practices & Practical Tips (w/ a Live QuickStart Demo!)
2pm-2:20 – Tracey Jaquith – Internet Archive and AR, AR for Architecture
2:20 pm – 2:50 Ryan Sternlicht – The Future of Virtual Reality
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm – William Clark (Programmer, Year Up Participant) – New Options for Community-Based Education (That Is Also Good For Business) – How the “year up” program represents a positive trend of community education, which gives free education and job placement to college age youth.
3pm-3:20 – Bernice Chua (Game and Algorithm Developer) – Intro to ROS (Robot Operating System)
3:20 pm-3:55pm Matteo Borri (Robots Everywhere, NASA Contractor, The Aaron Swartz Day Solar Survival Project) – Re: Matteo’s latest inventions and robots and lasers and NASA Mars Rover fun.
4:30– 6pm+ Lightning Talks – mostly on Hackathon Projects
Above: Lisa Rein and Barrett Brown at San Francisco’s Noisebridge Hackerspace.
As always, please write firstname.lastname@example.org if you need a free ticket. There are student discounts too, but you need to write us first to get the code.