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July 28 – 30, 2017 – Food and Agriculture Hackathon in Davis/Sacramento in July with a $10k first prize
Calling all innovators, new or experienced, to participate in California’s 5th annual “hackathon” competition for food and agriculture, to be held in Sacramento from Friday, July 28th (5pm) – Sunday, July 30th (3pm). Come together, create a team, define a problem...read more
The Water Boards' Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) is hosting the 2nd Annual Water Quality Health Indicator and Data Science Symposium, with the focus being on the use of data by other programs and Departments. This is an annual event that aims to: »»...read more
October 28 – December 5, 2016 The 2016 California Water Data Challenge was a first of its kind collaboration. The event, which concluded with the judging of entries on December 9, 2016, challenged participants to leverage open source technology and available water...read more
Caltrans Innovation Contest About the Contest The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will award $25,000 to the Californian with the best unique idea about how to improve the state’s transportation system. The concept that best addresses the contest...read more
As the state deals with the effects of environmental change and the drought, California government seeks to find innovative ways to reduce waste in resources and increase sustainable practices. As part of the Innovation Contest (AB 2138- Gatto), the Government...read more
Helping Consumers and Policymakers Marshal the State of California's Health Data Code-a-Thon Drawing on all datasets available through CHHS’s Open Data Portal, this code-a-thon will focus on creating apps, visualizations, and other tools that can help these...read more