hackathon for social good

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Hackathon for Social Good - Chicago

WebVisions

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

Hackathon for Social Good - Chicago

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Designer
Graphic designer, UX practitioner or experience designer.
6 Tickets Sep 24, 2014 $10.00 $1.24
Programmer
Front end or back end/database programmer.
8 Tickets Sep 24, 2014 $10.00 $1.24
Strategist
Content, business or web strategist.
4 Tickets Sep 24, 2014 $10.00 $1.24
Project manager
Responsible for keeping teams on track, reporting to Hackathon producers and collecting project files, research information and content documents.
2 Tickets Sep 24, 2014 $10.00 $1.24

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Event Details

Join awesome programmers, designers and strategists 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 awesome non-profits:

The Gene Siskel Film Center:
The Gene Siskel Film Center presents the best in classic, independent and international cinema including international film festivals, retrospectives and documentaries. Many of these films you would never have the opportunity to see elsewhere. We will be working to help the theatre expand their reach to attract new audiences.  

Special Days Camp:
A summer camp that provides a safe and memorable camping opportunity in a medically supervised environment for children who have experienced cancer.

Note: We charge a minimal amount to cover refreshments; any remaining funds are donated to non-profits.

SCHEDULE:

09:00am - Coffee and Sign in

09:45am - Opening message; review the day's process

10:00am - Brief presentations from non-profit groups

10:30am - Brainstorm ideas for web and/or mobile tools or apps; Divide into groups to develop projects.

11:15am - Develop design, programming and production plan and assignments; begin design and development.

1:00pm - Lunch break

1:45pm - Project development

5:00pm - Present projects to judges

5:30pm - 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. Each of the Hackathon teams will compete to deliver the most compelling and appealing solutions, and the winning team members will be announced at the show.

The Hackathon for Social Good is lead by WebVisions, a nationally recognized event that explores the future of Web and mobile design, technology, user experience and business strategy.

 

     

 

 

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Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT)


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WebVisions

WebVisions explores the future of the Web and mobile design, digital media, user experience and technology. We expose designers, programmers and strategists to the new ideas and trends that are revolutionizing business and the world, and we’re changing the world, one byte at a time.

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