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hackathon for social good

Programmers and designers at the 2012 Hackathon for Social Good in New York

SXSW Hackathon for Social Good

WebVisions

Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:45 PM (CST)

Austin, TX

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A day pass for an all day Hackathon to benefit local non-profit organizations.
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Join web and mobile experts on Fri., March 8th at the SXSW Hackathon for Social Good. Hackathons are events when programmers and designers meet to work collaboratively to build programs and applications.

The winning team's project will be recognized at the SXSW Interactive Awards.

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:

Habitat for Humanity:
Austin Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1985 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our entire mission and vision are anchored around our dedication to ending the cycle of poverty housing and the deeply held belief that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live.

Capital Area Food Bank:
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is the largest hunger-relief charity in Central Texas, providing food and grocery products, nutrition education and social services outreach to 300,000 clients each year through a network of 300 Partner Agencies.

desigNYC:
desigNYC is a platform that connects civic-minded designers with extraordinary non-profits serving the public good. Their focus is local. Their approach is multidisciplinary. Their process is participatory, and community-centric.

SCHEDULE:

09:30am - Sign in / Coffee and Refreshments

09:50am - Opening message; review the day's process

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

10:15am - Brainstorm ideas for web and/or mobile tools or apps; Divide into groups to develop projects.

10:15am - Develop design, programming and production plan and assignments; begin design and development.

12:30pm - Lunch break

01:15pm - Project development

04:15pm - Finalization and testing

05:15pm - Present projects to judges

05:45pm - 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.

The Hackathon for Social Good is held by WebVisions.

Have questions about SXSW Hackathon for Social Good? Contact WebVisions
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AT&T Conference Center
University of Texas
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705

Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:45 PM (CST)


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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.

Find out more at WebVisionsEvent.com

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