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Iconathon - Boston
Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)
Please join us at the MIT Media Lab on Saturday, September 3rd for Boston's Iconathon! Held in collaboration between Code for America & The Noun Project, Boston's event will focus on designing new public domain symbols for Education.
Tentative Schedule of the Day
10:30am Presentations on topics of Education and Graphic Design for Symbols
11:30pm Lunch sponsored by MIT Center for Civic Media
12:00pm Design Charrettes
2:00pm Group Presentations of sketches & ideas
What to Bring
We will have an assortment of essential creative art materials, but if you have art supplies you can't live without (special pencils, notebooks, laptop, etc), please bring them. Laptops are very helpful with doing research on icons during the event.
Who Should Attend
If you have a passion for bringing new civic symbols into the world, giving back to your city and being creative and collaborative with others - you should come to this Iconathon.
We are inviting designers, design students, city employees, people from various organizations, professors, developers, cartographers and others.
This is a design & drawing focused event. However it is not necessary that you be a skilled artist to attend (check out blog post "But I can't Draw!").