Thursday, January 12, 2012

Jan 22 Pgm: White House and Partnership for Sustainable Communities CODE-FOR-LIVABILITY

The White House Office of Public Engagement and The Partnership for Sustainable Communities* [U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)], invite you to join us for the *Code for Livability* on January 22, 2012. 

The Code for Livability brings key stakeholders with backgrounds related to livability, housing, transportation and environmental issues together with experts in web development and technology to work on *Solutions in REAL Time* that can bring sustainability to the forefront of peoples everyday lives. Please join us to kick off an exciting week of transportation related meetings, including the Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting!

When: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 9:00am 1:00pm
Where: American Public Transportation Association
1666 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Special Guest: Chris Vein, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, White House
RSVP: (no later than January 19, 2012)

This is a revolutionary opportunity to connect and build solutions for the issues that matter most to you and your stakeholders. We want to bring real-world issues to the table so we can focus the energies of the technology community to build tools that generate powerful new data to study and advance our shared goals. Your participation will make this event a success!

Please visit the Partnership for Sustainable Communities *Code for Livability* Web site to learn more and participate in the discussion leading up to the event. We have some problem statements already teed to help get the conversation started, but we need your input to focus the work!

If you'd like to learn more about other successful code-a-thons, check out this Wikipedia page or the Health 2.0 Challenge as an example.

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