AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Portland - IOT
- Science & Technology
- Portland State Business Accelerator, Portland Oregon
Did you know that mobile apps can be built in a day?
Come to an AT&T Mobile App Hackathon to find out how. With the adoption of 4G LTE, policy, fire, and EMS personnel will soon be able to access the same kinds of high-speed data networks we make use of every day. Vaulting them into the world of networked communications, these first responders will need a litany of mobile apps to help them do their jobs protecting our communities.
Building on commercially available software, you’ll be able to work with some of America’s finest with actual police, fire, and EMS personnel on hand to help you work through some of these unique and exciting challenges. Finally, we’ve lined up some of the best mobile security companies in the business to help you integrate security best practices into your apps.
This is an important market with many opportunities for developers. By hacking for public safety mobile apps, developers can mature their ideas, get involved in an exciting community, and create something to further the greater social good.
Event Schedule. The following is a list of the weekends agenda
Challenges. The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:
Judging Criteria. Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly.
|Alex Donn, Senior Marketing Manager at AT&T, is based out of sunny Seattle! His passion is educating developers young and old about mobile application development best practices through events like hackathons that fuse the collective interests of multiple technology and business leaders. He loves bacon and is allergic to all types of gluten.||Alex Kreilein is at Technology Policy Strategist at the US Dept. of Homeland Security and is detailed to the National Institute of Standards & Technology. His work advances policies in technology and telecommunications including: national security and emergency communications, mobile applications development and delivery, spectrum management, cybersecurity, risk analysis, research and development, and oversight of multi-billion dollar grant programs.|
|Patrik Ringqvist is the Vice President, Wireless Networks for Ericsson North America. Ringqvist has 30 years experience in the telecommunications infrastructure industry. He is responsible for Ericsson’s North American direction for expanding and evolving mobile networks. In this role, Ringqvist manages Ericsson’s solutions for mobile broadband networks in North America.
Prior to his current role, Ringqvist has also held positions in sales and product development in the United States and Sweden. He has extensive experience in working with wireless networks, from first-generation analog systems through fourth-generation broadband systems.
|Michael Hardiman is a Director of Mission Critical Broadband Solutions at Alcatel-Lucent. He also leads the FirstNet Team, and is responsible for the company’s go to market strategy, including sales, business development, and partnership formation. In his role, Michael is responsible for engagement with State and Local governments and public safety agencies engaged in the FirstNet initiative.
Michael has been with Alcatel-Lucent since 2003 and has held roles in both Europe
Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, exemplifies innovation, much like the Silicon Valley region she represents. She is a problem solver and a consensus builder. In Rep. Eshoo's two decades in Congress, she has defended consumers, promoted American competitiveness and innovation, fought for access to health care for families and children, protected the environment, and encouraged development of clean energy technology.
Theodora Titonis, Veracode’s Vice President of Mobile, passion for technology began when she started programming computers at the age of seven. While pursuing computer science at The Ohio State University she focused on the challenging field of security.
By 2009, Theodora built a multi-million dollar security company providing expertise to government agencies, leading financial institutions and Fortune 500 Companies.
|Kevin Watkins is the CTO and part of the founding team at Appthority, The Authority in App Security™. Kevin Watkins most recently served as a Research Architect at McAfee Labs. His research focus has been on automation of content to regulatory frameworks, VoIP content compliance (to which he works with working groups to define VoIP security standards), and designing research tools for mobile malware. At McAfee he was considered the mobile expert and is often called upon for analysis, media interviews, and to speak at industry conferences.||Christopher Moore is a recently retired Chief of Police for the San Jose (CA) Police Department with over 30 years of service as a sworn police officer. His law enforcement career spans from Patrol and Street Crimes to Internal Affairs and a department spokesperson in the Office of the Chief of Police.
Chief Moore served as the founding Chairman of the Public Safety Alliance, a coalition of U.S.-based public safety associations that successfully persuaded the U.S. Congress to assign 700 MHz spectrum for and to fund a dedicated nationwide public safety broadband network (FirstNet). He is a member of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
Julio Valcarcel Jr recently retired from the Maryland State Police after 22 years of service to the citizens of Maryland. He was responsible for developing the Mobile Systems Unit in the Information Technology Division and was tasked with deploying mobile computers to the patrol cars which did not have anything in 2004 when the project started. Upon completion of the multi-year project the agency had over 1000 mobile devices in use. He also worked on deploying several projects to the field users including a mobile query system and and electronic citation and warning system. His last project with the state police involved deploying over 200 license plate readers across the multiple agencies in Maryland as well coordinating with the surrounding states. He was also active in search and rescue (SAR) management.
Since his retirement, he has taken on a new career with Elsag North America and continues to work with license plate reader systems. He continues to stay active in the SAR community by helping to train new search team management students in the SAR community.
Peters Suh, Managing Partner of Pacific Oaks Partners LLC, runs a management and technical consulting practice in San Francisco focusing on wireless and applications industry. Current clientele includes the Federal Commerce Department and Samsung Corporation.
Previously, he served as CEO for the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC), whose goal was to simplify applications development by giving developers the opportunity to write applications that can be deployed across multiple platforms and address a potential global market of more than 3 billion users.
David Richardson was the 4th engineer at Lookout and led the mobile team from 1000 users to 45 million and grew the team from 2 mobile engineers to 15+. He has spoken at various developer focused events about Android security issues in the past.
He created Plan B, a popular Android app for locating a missing device after its already been lost, even if you didn't install it ahead of time. He is now a Product Manager at Lookout running all Lookout Labs projects as well as iOS.
He also is an avid karaoke singer and can be found on Twitter via this link: https://twitter.com/docgravel
|Max Katz, Head of Community and Developer Relations for Appery.io (http://appery.io), a cloud-based HTML5, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap mobile app builder. He loves trying out new and cool REST API's in mobile apps. You can find out what Max is up to on his blog: mkblog.exadel.com and Twitter: @maxkatz.|
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