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Comcast NBCUniversal Hackathon: Help Shape the Future of Media & Technology

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

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Comcast NBCUniversal Hackathon

Join us along with the best in TV, movies, entertainment technology, consumer electronics, APIs and SDKs to compete in the Comcast NBCUniversal Hackathon on June 21-22 at the new NBCUniversal Technology Center in Englewood Cliffs. 

About the Event

What’s a TV? From the gadget in your pocket to the one that takes up a whole wall, devices today offer worlds of interaction from the living room to the theatre and on the go. Great content, awesome devices and seamless delivery, along with creative modes of participation are the future of media technology. The possibilities are endless. What’s next!?

Then enjoy a thrilling, once in a lifetime opportunity to present your innovation in 30 Rock's most iconic studio. Developers, designers, entrepreneurs and visionaries are welcome.

 

How Does it Work?

Teams will select a business partner challenge and create an extraordinary prototype to present in front of the judges. The judges will select a winner for each challenge, and the team with the highest overall score will winn the Grand Prize.

Where

Hackathon competition @ NBCU Englewood Cliffs Tech Center

Judging / Demos @ 30 Rockefeller Center, Studio 8H, NYC

Hosted by NBCU Media Labs and Comcast

Free Shuttles between NYC and Englewood Cliffs will be available

Prizes

Grand Prize: The team with the best judged entry will receive the Grand Prize of $5,000, the opportunity to pitch their ideas to NBCUniversal and Comcast executives, and more!

 

Technology Partners

  • NBC News Group Technology
  • CNBC
  • Comcast
  • Universal Pictures: Next Generation EST
  • Universal Digital Marketing
  • Telemundo
  • NBC News

 

Innovation Partners

  • USA
  • thePlatform
  • Radius Network
  • Jawbone
  • Beamly
  • Gracenote
  • TV Everywhere
  • NBCU Owned Stations

Schedule

The competition will take place at NBCU Tech Center at Englewood Cliffs on June 21 & 22. Followed by judging and closing ceremonies at 30 Rock in 8H studios. Schedule of shuttles listed below and plenty of free parking is available at the Tech Center!

Saturday, June 21 Sunday, June 22
9:00AM - Registration opens 8:00AM - Breakfast
10:00AM - Open Announcements & Challenge presented  11:30PM - Lunch
11:00AM - Team Pitches 12:00PM - Hacking Concludes
11:30AM - Lunch 12:30- Shuttle pick up - be whisked away to 30 Rock to present your app on the 8H stage!
12:00PM - Hackathon starts! Teams are formed and development begins ,to be continued all day & all night 1:30PM - Arrive at 30 Rock
11:00PM - Relaxation Time 2:30PM - Demos and Judging commence at Studio 8H
12:00AM - Midnight Snacks  5:00PM - Winner Announced/Prizathon!

Transportation Schedule

Saturday, June 21 Sunday, June 22
7AM – Shuttle #1A, for set up staff and Partners – 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up under the NBC awning, 49th Street btw 5-6 Aves. 8 AM Van - 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up at 30 Rockefeller Plaza
8:30AM - Shuttle #2: – 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up under the NBC awning, 49th Street btw 5-6 Aves. 12:30PM - Shuttle #5 - Englewood Cliffs to 30 Rock: Pick up at the NBCU Technology Center back entrance
9AM - Shuttle #3 – 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up under the NBC awning, 49th Street btw 5-6 Aves. 12:30PM - Shuttle #6 - Englewood Cliffs to 30 Rock: Pick up at the NBCU Technology Center back entrances
9:30AM - Shuttle #1B – 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up under the NBC awning, 49th Street btw 5-6 Aves. 12:30PM - Shuttle #7 - Englewood Cliffs to 30 Rock: Pick up at the NBCU Technology Center back entrance
12:30PM - Shuttle #2B – Englewood Cliffs to 30 Rock: Pick up at the NBCU Technology Center back entrance  6PM - Van - 30 Rock to Englewood Cliffs: Pick up at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (For anyone driving who has left their car at the Englewood Cliffs parking lot.)
9PM - Shuttle #4 – Englewood Cliffs to 30 Rock: Pick up at the NBCU Technology Center back entrance (FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T HACK THROUGH THE NIGHT, THIS IS THE LAST BUS LEAVING FROM EC TO MANHATTAN)  

Hack through the night! #HACKstrong

**Schedule subject to change. Any updates will be clearly posted to the website and communicated to participants.

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When & Where


NBCU Englewood Cliffs Tech Center
904 Sylvan Ave
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)


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JUDGES


Sanjay Macwen
SVP and Chief Technology Officer at NBC Universal, Inc.
Jessica Schell
EVP, Global New Media & Digital Distribution at Universal Pictures
Scott Boyarsky
Senior Vice President at NBC Universal & CNBC
Joaquin Duro
Director, Digital Sports at Telemundo Network Sports
Scott Snyder
President and Chief Strategy Officer of Mobiquity, Inc.
Alex Ferrara
Venture Capitalist with Bessemer Venture Partners
Altaf Rupani
Chief Technology Officer for the NBCUniversal Group
Alison Moore
EVP and General Manager of NBCUniversal TV Everywhere
Kris Lichthart
(Co-Judge) Manager of Digital Marketing at Universal
Cameron Curtis
(Co-Judge) Digital Marketing at Universal Pictures

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