CityCamp Oakland

CityCamp Oakland brings together civic leaders and residents to build a stronger Oakland.


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  • Date/time: Saturday, January 10, 2015 · 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Oakland City Hall: 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
  • Keynote from Kalimah Priforce of Qeyno Labs
  • Closing session with incoming Mayor Schaaf

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CityCamp Oakland

CityCamp is an unconference focused on innovation and collaboration for municipal governments, community organizations and citizens.

CityCamp Oakland aims to:

  • Bring together local government officials, municipal employees, experts, developers, designers, citizens and journalists to share perspectives and insights about their cities
  • Create outcomes that participants will act upon

CityCamp is a national movement that brings together local citizens to build stronger communities where they live.


Key issues CityCamp Oakland participants address:


Civic Engagement

Civic Technology

Economic & workforce development




Human services

Open government

Safety & emergency management

Public health



Kalimah Priforce

Kalimah Priforce
Hackathon maker with Qeyno Labs, #YesWeCode fellow


Mayor Libby Schaaf
Incoming Oakland Mayor


Victoria Salinas
Oakland's Chief Resiliency Officer

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We'd love to be able to offer childcare for this event but the venue does not permit this unfortunately, apologies to the parents who'd love to attend but find it hard because of this- many of our organizers are in the same boat.


Friday Night Mixer

5:00 p.m.-7:00pm Friday 9th, at 811 Parliament on Washington St. Come get your nametags, network, relax.

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Check-in and breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and intro to CityCamp (unconference 101)

9:00 a.m.

Keynote from Kalimah Priforce of Qeyno Labs

9:20 a.m.

Session pitches - from you!

9:40 a.m.

Open space sessions #1

11:00 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

Open space sessions #2

1:30 p.m.

Open space sessions #3

2:45 p.m.

Open space sessions #4

4:00 p.m.

Report-outs, Civic Innovator Awards and keynote from Mayor Schaaf

5:00 p.m.

After-party Happy Hour at SomaR Bar, 1727 Telegraph Ave, drink specials

5:30 p.m.

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Steve Spiker

About CityCamp

CityCamp is a national movement that brings together local citizens to build stronger communities where they live.




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