[ddj] HackinRio !!!
marcelo.fernandes at infoglobo.com.br
Mon Oct 14 17:28:49 UTC 2013
Is this event free? I cant find any link about it.
Marcelo Carvalho Fernandes
Consultoria e Arquitetura de TI
Infoglobo Comunicação e Participações S.A.
+55 21 2534-9718
2013/10/11 Mariano Blejman <marianet at he.net>
> Hi there, in case that some one from this list is in Rio this weekend
> should join us!
> Via Miguel Paz
> Just in! US$ 7.000 in seed grants for best prototypes developed at Hack in
> Mariano Blejman, director of the News Innovation Program for Latin
> America (Pinlatam.org) and Justin Arenstein, executive committee
> representative of the African Network of Centers for Investigative
> Reporting (ANCIR), have announced that their organizations will pledge
> US$ 7.000 in seed grants for best prototypes developed during Hack in
> Rio, the hackday at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, an
> event that combines the 8th Global Investigative Journalism
> Conference, the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism
> Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI
> (Brazil’s investigative journalism association).
> The Conference starts this saturday in Rio de Janeiro and the hackday
> will take place on sunday (register here
> Following the conference theme, Hack in Rio will be focus on advancing
> quality investigative journalism using technology on the 3 tracks
> before mentioned: government corruption, sports corruption and
> environmental issues.
> SEED GRANTS
> The US$ 7.000 in grants will be awarded to the best prototypes
> developed at the hackday, for investigative data journalism
> collaborations between African, Latinamerican and global media
> partners. The micro-grants are meant to help teams build their hackday
> ideas into early proofs-of-concept, which could unlock additional
> funding and/or technical support. Project ideas and teams must be
> added to the hackday dashboard http://hackinrio.hackdash.org
> US$ 5.000 as micro-grants will be to kickstart the best project ideas
> involving international collaborations with African news / data / tech
> teams. These grants will be made in the name of the African Network of
> Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR), underwritten by African
> Media Initiative. US$ 2.000 of the micro-grants will serve the same
> purpose for project ideas between international collaborations and
> Latinamerican news / data / tech teams and will come from the Hackslabs.org
> fund from PinLatam. Arenstein and Blejman are both Knight Fellows at
> the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
> Africa related grants.
> -1x US$ 2.000 seed grant
> -3x US$ 1.000 seed grants
> Latinamerica related.
> -2x US$ 1.000 seed grants
> RULES AND JURORS
> The jury that will review the projects is integrated by:
> -Brant Houston, GIJN
> -Justin Arenstein, AMI
> -Mariano Blejman, Pinlatam.org
> -Ben Colmery, ICFJ
> -Carlos Eduardo Huertas, Connectas
> -Marcio Vasconcelos, Avina
> -Giannina Segnini, La Nación, Costa Rica
> The projects will have to be the result of the work done during the
> Hack in Rio hackday. One hour before the end of the hackday, each team
> will have to submit their projects for evaluation by jurors using the
> submission form that will be provided to them. Juror will have one
> week to review the projects and vote for each one of them. The
> announcement of the seed grants will be done two weeks after the
> Hackday and will be informed via IJNET.org and via email to all
> hackday attendees.
> In the event of a small number of Africa-specific projects or
> Latinamerica-specific projects, or concerns about the viability of
> project proposals, the jury may decide to award a smaller number of
> higher value micro-grants. The jury also reserves the right to not
> award any grants.
> HACK IN RIO #hackinrio
> -When: Sunday, october 13th, 2013. 9 am-7pm
> -Where: Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Room B1 (IAG)
> -More information about the Conference: http://gijc2013.org/home/
> Mariano Blejman - Knight International Journalism Fellow
> International Center For Journalists
> mblejman at knight.icfj.org
> Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires
> marianet at he.net
> mob: +5491150080629
> skype: jfk_knoppixxx
> twitter: @blejman @supleno @cult_digital @hackshackersba
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