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espnW Hack Day 2012

ESPN Developer Center

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM (PST)

Stanford, CA

espnW Hack Day 2012

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Type End     Quantity
Bit Shifter
Developer / Hacker / Super Genius. All experience levels welcome. Note: Waitlist priority will be given to Stanford University students.
Ended Free  
Pixel Pusher
Designer / UI / UX. All experience levels welcome.
Ended Free  
iWatcher
Voyeur / Suit / Investor
Ended Free  
Demo Watcher
Come watch the demos on Saturday afternoon 4pm to 7pm
Ended Free  

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Event Details

ESPN presents espnW Hack Day in partnership with the Stanford University Graduate Program in Journalism and Stanford d.School.

There will be prizes for the best applications for serving sports fans, as well as for best usage of partner APIs.

Free admission: Coffee, Lunch, Dinner + hack snacks included.

All Experience Levels Welcome.

Brought to you by ESPN, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, TwilioMashery

Tweet about it using #hackespnW

 

Schedule Details


Friday November 9, 2012

  • 5:00PM Registration / Appetizers & Beverages
  • 6:00pm Welcome Address
  • 6:15pm API Demos from ESPN, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Twilio, Mashery
  • 7:00pm Idea Pitches
  • 7:45pm Team Formation + Networking
  • 9:00pm Doors Close
 

Saturday November 10, 2012

  • 8:00 - 9:00am Registration / Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 10:00am Intro / API Demos
  • 10:00am – 6:00pm Hacking! Coding! Designing!
  • 12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
  • 1:30 - 5:30pm Mad Afternoon Rush to finish hack
  • 1:30 - 5:30pm Mad rush to finish hack
  • 6:00pm Submission Deadline
  • 6:00 - 6:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30 - 7:45pm Presentations
  • 7:45 - 8:15pm Judging
  • 8:15 - 8:45pm Awards
  • 9:00pm Doors Close 

 



Prizes 

  • Best Use of ESPN API: Behind-the-scenes VIP trip to ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, CT with an ESPN Technology meet and greet (includes travel accommodations), plus access to an additional ESPN experience that will be announced at the event. For each team member (Max: 4).
  • Best Use of ESPN API (Runner Up): ESPN Developer Center Timbuk2 backpacks for each team member (Maximum: 4 team members).
  • Best Use of Twilio API: Nike Fuel Bands and $50 Twilio credit for each member winning team (Maximum: 4 team members).
  • Best Use of Facebook API $750 in Facebook Ads credits and a Facebook sweatshirt for each team member.
  • Best Use of Twitter API Twitter Schwag Bags (Maximum: 4 team members).
  • Best Use of YouTube API Nexus 7 Tablet.
  • Best Demo of Mashery API Network: BIG JAMBOX by Jawbone.

 

Judges

  • Rob King (SVP Editorial, ESPN Digital and Print Media)
  • Danielle Tiedt (Chief Marketing Officer, YouTube)
  • Sara Haider (Sr. Software Engineer, Twitter for Android)
  • Sophia Chung (Software Engineer, Facebook)
  • Jessica Kahn (VP, Product, Engineering, and Operations, Disney Mobile)
  • Ann Grimes (Director, Graduate Program in Journalism, Stanford University)
  • Justin Ferrell (Director of Fellowships, Stanford University d.school)

 

Special Guest Speaker

Gina Bianchini
Gina Bianchini is the CEO and founder of Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), a new social platform seeking to revolutionize how online groups form, organize, and grow around interests, passions and goals in 2012 and beyond. The company is coming out of its beta this spring.

Gina is also the co-founder and former CEO of Ning, and has been featured on Fortune Magazine’s "40 under 40," Huffington Post’s 10 technology "Ultimate Game Changers," and 7x7 magazine’s "Hot 20" list. Gina and Ning have been featured in Fast Company, Wired, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. She has also appeared on Charlie Rose, CNBC, and CNN.


 

Directions and Parking

From Highway 101 North & South or El Camino Real

Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street as it enters the university. Stay in the left lane on Galvez and at the stop sign turn left onto Campus Drive. Continue on Campus Drive until you reach Mayfield Ave (about 1 mile). Turn right onto Mayfield Ave. After a forced left turn there is a large parking lot off of Mayfield on the right side. (Parking is $1.50 per hour from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and credit cards, bills and coins are accepted.) If you park as far from Mayfield Ave. as you can, you will be in closer proximity to our building. Once parked, walk north towards Tresidder Union which can be recognized by its outdoor tables. Walk with the Tresidder Union on your left side and you will see the Old Union directly in front of you. Take a left to walk between Tresidder Union and Old Union, and then a right onto Duena Street, keeping Old Union on your right. At the next intersection with Panama Mall, make a left onto Panama. The d.school is two buildings down. On several doors, you’ll see “Thomas F. Peterson Engineering Laboratory.” You’ve arrived!

From Highway 280 North & South

Exit at Alpine Road. Take Alpine Road east toward Palo Alto. Turn right at the first light onto Junipero Serra Blvd. Turn left at the first light onto Campus Drive West. Take the second right onto Santa Teresa St. After two blocks, take a right onto Lomita Rd. Drive one block and turn left onto Mayfield Ave. There is a large parking lot off of Mayfield on the left side. (Parking is $1.50 per hour from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and credit cards, bills and coins are accepted.) If you park as far from Mayfield Ave. as you can, you will be in closer proximity to our building. Once parked, walk north towards Tresidder Union which can be recognized by its outdoor tables. Walk with the Tresidder Union on your left side and you will see the Old Union directly in front of you. Take a left to walk between Tresidder Union and Old Union, and then a right onto Duena Street, keeping Old Union on your right. At the next intersection, Panama Mall, make a left onto Panama. The d.school is two buildings down. On several doors, you’ll see “Thomas F. Peterson Engineering Laboratory.”

Additional parking and directions information can be found on the Stanford d.school site.


  

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Women Innovate Mobile Stanford University   Stanford University Graduate Program in Journalism

  

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Hasso Plattner Institute of Design
(Thomas F. Peterson Engineering Laboratory/Building 550)
550 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM (PST)


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