Welcome to the Hack for Change Kickoff Meetup!
Center for Technology and Social Change (CTSC) is proud to host our first event in partnership with IIIT Hyderabad and invite all Hyderabad-based hackers and technologists to join us and be a part of the movement to create social change through technology.
From using Data Science to building Open Source Tools and driving Technology Policy, we will discuss the roadmap planned by CTSC and invite you to be a part of our discussions.
Agenda for this meetup:
We will feature talk by:
Rakesh Dubbudu, founder of Factly and expert in Open Data/Information on the key challenges in the area and how developers can help.
As well as discuss:
• Hack for Change a platform for Hackathons, Meetups, and symposiums driven by the technology community in Hyderabad.
• Challenges and Opportunities in the focus areas of Open Governance, Civic Engagement, and Social Empowerment.
• Ideas on how technology can improve focus areas through Campaigns, Tools and Public Policy Research and Recommendations.
• Open Data and Data Science for Social Good.
• How Students and Professionals can contribute by building Open Source Tools as CTSC Developer Corps