March 12 - 15, 2018


Day 1

Pre-hackathon Workshops,

Monday, March 12, 2018

Workshops will be held on Monday before the Hackathon starts to bring participants up to speed with specifics on development platforms, headset platforms, software tools, and design. This approach helps designers and developers learn what they need to contribute to their teams' development project.

 

Workshops

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 9am - 5pm: Enabling Workshops (design, development, platform, domain-specific)
  • 12:30pm: Lunch served in Ballroom
  • 6pm - 8pm: Welcome Dinner in the Ballroom *Mandatory*
  • 8pm - 11pm: Team Formation & Registration
  • Ideation & Building begins as soon as your team is registered*

*Tutor center is open 24 hours


Days 2 - 3

Hackathon and Judging,

Monday evening, March 12, 2018 - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Hackathon will begin Monday evening after team formation and end on Wednesday morning before judging. Participants will build all day Tuesday and Wednesday. The Hackathon is the main event: newly created teams will work together to create something that's never been seen before.

 

HACKATHON

  • Project building continues 24/7 until 6pm on Wednesday
  • Tuesday, March 13
    • 7:30am: breakfast served in the Ballroom
    • 12:00noon: lunch served in the Ballroom
    • 6:00pm: dinner served in Associates Park
  • Wednesday, March 14
    • 7:30am: breakfast served in the Ballroom
    • 12:00noon: lunch served in the Ballroom
    • 6pm: dinner served in Associates Park
    • 6pm: Pencils Down Judging Begins

Day 4

Judging Continued (if needed),

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday morning, first round judging will continue if needed. Finalists will present to a new panel of judges comprised of the leading technologists, designers, and business leaders. Prizes will be awarded based on creativity, originality, and project demonstration.

 

judging & RESEARCH

  • 7:30am Breakfast served in the Ballroom
  • 12:00noon Lunch is served in the Ballroom
  • 8am - 10am: Team Presentations to Judges, Round 1 Room 350
  • 10am - 1pm: Team Presentations to Judges, Round 2 Room 350
  • 3pm- 4:30pm: Awards & Closing