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

Holiday Hackathon for Social Good - NYC

WebVisions

Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

New York, NY

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A free pass to an all day Hackathon to benefit local non-profit organizations.
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Join web and mobile experts on Sat., Dec. 8th  in an all day Holiday 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:

NY Cares:
New York Cares is the city's largest volunteer organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 non-profits, city agencies, and public schools. Today's volunteers share the founders' vision that they all have a role to play in making the city a better place.

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.

ExposureCamp:
Exposure Camp is a series of workshops and week-long intensive camps to expose teens to becoming content creators and introduce them to careers in the field of digital technology.

Prom King:
An organization that helps 12-22 year old adolescents and men who lack the disposable income with dress clothes for interviews, awards nights, the prom or special events.

SCHEDULE:

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.

The Hackathon for Social Good is held 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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iNDELIBLE
535 8th Ave
16th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)


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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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