Judging is open to the public on August 16th from 6:30 - 8:30 at the Hilton Union Square, Fourth Floor, Room 3-4. We're excited to bring together a great group of academic, industry, and government partners as judges.
Chief Data Officer
Office of Mayor Edwin M. Lee
City and County of San Francisco
Associate Professor of Sociology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Neal Caren's work centers on the causes and consequences of protest in the last hundred years, with an emphasis on the quantitative analysis of newspaper coverage of social movement organization. His work has been published in American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and other sociological journals.
Staff Quantitative Researcher
Dr. Gueorgi Kossinets is a staff data scientist at Google where he conducts research and statistical analysis as part of the Civic Innovation team. Previously he has worked on designing experiments and modeling data to improve Google's local, social and ads products. He holds a PhD in sociology from Columbia University. Dr. Kossinets is a reviewer for Google Faculty Research Awards and has served on program committees for a number of interdisciplinary conferences such as CHI, KDD, WWW and ICWSM, as well as a reviewer for American Journal of Sociology, PNAS and other journals. His research has been published in AJS, Science, Social Networks, and presented at CHI, KDD and WWW.
Chief Technology Officer
Before serving as CTO of OpenGov, Mike Rosengarten worked at Yahoo! in the Online Advertising division developing software to increase revenue in the Display Ads team. Before Yahoo!, Mike was part of the initial team that built RingRevenue's Performance Call Marketing platform. Mike holds a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara. While there, he founded two successful internet-based software start-ups. In High School, Mike helped design, manage, and distribute one of the first widespread file sharing applications on IRC, Polaris, and he also directed a web development consulting company. When not writing code, Mike enjoys surfing, travelling, and advising a few start-ups.
|13:00-13:30||Welcome, intros, review of the rules|
|13:30-14:00||Intro to datasets|
|14:30-15:00||Teams convene, transfer data, troubleshoot|
|Overnight||Up all night to get done|
|9:00-9:30||Breakfast at the D-Lab|
|9:30-12:59||Final work session|
|18:30-20:30||Judging at Hilton Union Square (SF), Fourth Floor, Room 3-4.|
|Afterparty||Up all night to have fun|