Schedule for 2016 City of Houston Hackathon

Schedule for 2016 City of Houston Hackathon

This is the schedule for the 2016 City of Houston Hackathon.

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Submit your project: click here
Event website: http://houstonhackathon.com
RSVP link: http://www.meetup.com/sketchcity/events/226899233/
Project ideas: https://github.com/sketch-city/project-ideas/issues
Live chat: http://sketchcity.herokuapp.com

Saturday, May 14

9a – 1130a:

Optional: Morning Coffee

This is an optional pre-event for earlybirds and people without a team. We will have a coffee stand from Xela Coffee Roasters, breakfast from Grey Gardens granola, and a whole bunch of ideas to kick around.

1200p – 1230p:

Kickoff & introductions: HTC auditorium.

Guest speakers include Councilmember David Robinson, Judge R.K. Sandill, and Deputy Controller Alex Obregon. Keynote by Kenton Gray, creator of 2015 Houston Hackathon winner Rollout!

1230p:

Lunch served in the kitchen. Begin work. Check the FAQ for available rooms.

Optional: Intro to Github workshop. Get your computer set up for Github, and learn all about version control for code, documentation, and knowledge transfer. Location: Judge’s Room, 1st floor, left of kitchen.

700p:

Dinner served in the kitchen.

1000p:

Late night snack.

Optional: stay overnight. If you plan to stay overnight, please let the organizers know where you’ll be working. We do not provide toiletries, linens, sleeping bags, etc.

Sunday, May 15

You can arrive as early as you like on Sunday morning.

800a:

Coffee & breakfast

1000a-1100a:

Individual team check-ins.

1200p:

Deadline for submitting your project to DevPost. Work stops. Volunteers begin assembling the auditorium.

1245p:

Presentation order & briefing. Location: HTC auditorium. If you plan to present your project, you must have your project submitted in DevPost and be physically present.

100p:

Presentations begin!

300p-330p:

Judging

330p-400p:

Final awards, cleanup.

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