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README.md

CL+B Festival Boston-MIT Node

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This is the working event repo for the CL+B FEST Boston-MIT Node. We will be using this repository for day-to-day information on operations, logistics and to provide supporting data or other information for participants in this event.

Event Information

Online Streaming

We'll be posting links to upcoming videos here and if you miss an event when it is streaming live, you can see past livestream videos here

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Event Schedule

Friday, March 16th (MIT Media Lab - 5th Floor*)

  • 2:00 PM - Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM - Facilitated Charrette with Sloan Fellows on XBRL+GAAP for Automated Business Organizations
  • 3:30 PM - Discussion of Identity and Personal Data with Christian Smith of Stranger Labs
  • 4:30 PM - Unconference Style Breakout Discussion Groups
  • 5:30 PM - Discussion Group Report Outs

There will be an informal gathering at a local pub or resteraunt following the programmed sessions.

Saturday, March 17th (CIC - 5th Floor*)

  • 10:00 AM - Doors Open
  • 01:00 PM - Start Hackathon
  • 01:15 PM - Design Thinking Workshop
  • 02:00 PM - Unconference Style Breakout Discussion Groups (round 1)
  • 03:30 PM - Unconference Style Breakout Discussion Groups (round 2)
  • 05:00 PM - Discussion Group Report Outs

There will be an informal gathering at a local pub or resteraunt following the programmed sessions.

Sunday, March 18th (Media Lab - 5th Floor*)

  • 1:00 PM - Teams Present
  • 2:00 PM - Discussion on A.I. Principles

The MIT Media Lab is located at 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02139 CIC is located at 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142

Learn + Discuss Sessions

The learning and discussion sessions will take place from 2:00 PM Friday to 3:00 PM Sunday, March 18th at the MIT Media Lab. To participate in this track, please be sure to complete the CL+B Fest Boston-MIT Node application form at: https://goo.gl/forms/gimyBYQaEr5ZxhTE2

Potential Unconference Breakout Topics

Key Scenarios and Fact Patterns

We are adding resources and links on a rolling basis to help catalyze ideas and support development of projects on our challenge including a collection of scenarios to help think about future fact patterns and situations as a potential focus for projects or discussions at: https://mitmedialab.github.io/SLIC/Scenarios.html.

Propose more discussion topics at: https://goo.gl/forms/gimyBYQaEr5ZxhTE2

Final topics will be determined through an unconference format by those present at the event.

Hack Track

Hack the Law With Us

The Boston Node's "Hack Track" will be held at Cambridge Innovation Center: 1 Broadway (5th Floor Venture Cafe Space), Cambridge MA 02142. The CL+B Fest Hack Track provides simple ways for participants to propose relevant projects of any kind relevant to the themes of the CL+B Fest event. In addition, any team may choose to do a project that competes for an organized general CL+B Fest "Challenge". To learn about the several challenges, see: http://legalhackers.org/clbfest2018-hack/

Doors will open for participants in the Hack Track at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 17th. Project pitches and team formation will take place from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM and active work on Hack Track projects will take place from 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 17, 2018 to 1:00 PM on Sunday, March 18th. Unfortunately, we will not be able to accomodate teams overnight at the event venue. Project presentations on Sunday by participating teams may be located at a different area venue.

Getting Started

For those who will be working on projects as part of the CL+B Fest Hack Track, please review the following:

How to Create a GitHub Repository and Publish a Basic Project Website

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Local Project Ideas

The project ideas at the link below are from event participants. Project descriptions will be modified over time as teams evolve the ideas. You can join a team to work on these projects during the Hack Track of the event. Projects will be added as new participants are accepted.

How to Participate in the Sovereign Legal Identity Challenge

The Boston Node of CL+B Fest also hosts several organizers of the Sovereign Legal Identity Challenge and teams working on projects for this challenge will operate from event nodes around the world.

**Prize: There will be a 0.5 ETH prize for the winner of this challenge, as well as an opportunity to present at the MIT Media Lab.

How to Participate in the Transactive Power Challenge

The Boston Node of CL+B Fest also hosts several organizers of the Transactive Power Challenge and teams working on projects for this challenge will operate from event nodes around the world.

**Prize: There will be a $250 cash prize for the winner of this challenge, as well as an opportunity to present at the MIT Media Lab.

Sponsor

We are grateful to our sponsor for the Boston-MIT Node of Computational Law + Blockchain Festival. Special thanks to Brian Ulicy of Thomson Reuters Labs for his creative brainstorming and support of this special occassion!

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