WebVisions Portland // 2015
- Science & Technology
- Melody Ballroom, Portland OR
Programmers and designers at the Hackathon for Social Good in New York
Join web and mobile experts on Wed., July 4th in an all day Hackathon for Social Good. Hackathons are events when programmers and designers meet to work collaboratively to build programs and applications.
The day will begin with short presentations by educators and non-profit organizations, followed by informational sessions on building sites and web applications to help benefit non-profit organizations.
09:00am - Sign in / Coffee and Refreshments
09:30am - Opening message; review the day's process
09:45am - Brief presentations from non-profit groups
10:00am - Brainstorm ideas for web and/or mobile tools or apps; Divide into groups to develop projects.
10:15am - Break
10:30am - Develop design, programming and production plan and assignments; begin design and development.
12:15pm - Lunch break
01:15pm - Project development
04:15pm - Finalization and testing
05:00pm - Present projects to judges
05:20pm - Hackathon winner announced
If you have a great coding and design mindset, put your talents to the task and help create tools to solve local community needs.
Non-profits for the Barcelona Hackathon include:
Doctors Without Borders
An international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists that provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.
Project MONA's goals are to save wild primates that have been illegally captured and are being used for commercial and personal purposes under bad living conditions. The foundation works to promote understand and respect for wild animals and their need to live in their natural habitat.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 92 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty.
Teams will compete to deliver the most compelling and appealing solutions, and the winning team members will win a free day conference pass to WebVisions for Fri., July 6 and Sat., July 7, where the Hackathon winners will be announced on the Main Stage.
The Hackathon for Social Good is held during WebVisions Barcelona, a nationally recognized event that explores the future of Web and mobile design, technology, user experience and business strategy.
Claro Partners helps corporations and startups around the world to navigate disruptive shifts.
Our goal is to make sense of these shifts in society, economy and technology in order to help our clients to connect with their customers and identify unique business opportunities that create value for people and society in an rapidly-changing world.
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