Harvard PublicSafetyInnovation Hackathon

Harvard PublicSafetyInnovation Hackathon

Nov 2 '13 10:00am - Nov 3 '13 4:30pm @ 125 Western Ave, Boston
Public murdering in a Kenyan shopping mall, terrorist bombing during the Boston Marathon, school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School...these are the events that require public safety officers to put their lives on the line in order to protect our communities. How can we help them in this endeavor?

The Public Safety Innovation Hackathon is an event that will give students the power to understand and solve some of the most challenging problems we face: the protection and safety of our communities. We want to connect students with leaders and decision-makers from the field so we can dive deep into the world of public safety and use our technology insight to help solve some of the most pressing issues public safety officers face when protecting our communities. We believe in using technology to make the world a safer place, and we think it’s extremely fulfilling when we get to follow your passion for technology while directly benefiting our communities and helping public safety ...
Public murdering in a Kenyan shopping mall, terrorist bombing during the Boston Marathon, school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School...these are the events that require public safety officers to put their lives on the line in order to protect our communities. How can we help them in this endeavor?

The Public Safety Innovation Hackathon is an event that will give students the power to understand and solve some of the most challenging problems we face: the protection and safety of our communities. We want to connect students with leaders and decision-makers from the field so we can dive deep into the world of public safety and use our technology insight to help solve some of the most pressing issues public safety officers face when protecting our communities. We believe in using technology to make the world a safer place, and we think it’s extremely fulfilling when we get to follow your passion for technology while directly benefiting our communities and helping public safety officers save lives.

Join us for the inaugural Harvard Public Safety Innovation Hackathon on November 2nd -3rd at the Harvard Innovation Lab.

Guest Speakers:

Edward Davis, Commissioner of Boston Police Department
Jason Droege, President of Evidence.com
Athena Yerganian, Former CTO of LAPD and Boston Police Department
Scott Crouch, Founder and CEO of Mark43
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Organizers
Tony Huang
Co-Founder @ Possible, Product @ Axon, Undergrad @ Harvard