Thursday, January 16, 2014 – Media are invited to attend Apps4Halifax Awards Ceremony and Reception the final event in the Apps4Halifax Open Data Contest on Saturday, January 18 at 7 p.m.
The winners across all categories will be announced, over $44,000 in cash prizes will be presented and the success of the Open Data Pilot project celebrated.
The keynote address will be delivered by Alon Kronenberg, Associate Partner & Practice Leader Mobile Applications with title sponsor, IBM.
: Apps4Halifax Awards Ceremony & Reception Saturday, January 18, 2014, 7-10 p.m. World Trade & Convention Centre (3rd Floor Atrium)
The reception will feature app demos and a chance to meet the winners and event sponsors.
The Apps4Halifax contest was created to encourage public engagement and inspire the development of user-friendly applications for Nova Scotia citizens using HRM open data. The Open Data Pilot, launched earlier this year at www.data.halifax.ca, enables public viewing and use of a selection of HRM datasets free of charge for a 12-month period.
For more information about the Apps4Halifax contest, visit www.Apps4Halifax.ca or follow @hfxgov on Twitter, #apps4hfx.
Media Contact: Janet Bryson HRM Communications 490-5057