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Friday, October 19, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM (CDT)
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Welcome to the biggest Hack-A-Thon in Texas, organized by students at UT Austin. The event is open to all developers and creatives in Austin, students or not.
1st place - 5 Nexus 7's
2nd place - 5 23 inch monitors
3rd place - 5 Apple Tv's
(Teams don't have to be 5 people)
There will be other prizes from TES (iPad & Beats by Dre headphones) and Hacker Lounge (iPad & Beat by Dre headphones), and VmWare will be doing a raffle as well!
Ross Bhurdorf (CTO of HomeAway)
VP of Product from Indeed
Bill Boebel (Capital Factory) ******
A hackathon is a 24 hour coding marathon where an indivual or team tries to create a cool software project. It could be a web application, a mobile application, a game, an algorithm, or anything cool you can come up with.
Come with a team or find one at the event. You can also just work alone.
There will be a bunch of awesome prizes, food, and caffeine provided by our great sponsors (Indeed, VMWare, Twilio, Return Path, Alsop Louie, RouteScout, Palantir, Capital Factory, and HomeAway).
3 PM - 4 PM - Participants arrive, informal team forming
4 PM - 4:15 PM - Intro presentation
4:15 PM - 4:45PM - Company API Presentations (Indeed, Twilio, Return Path)
4:45 PM - 5:30PM - More team forming, idea generation, and mentor pairing
5:30 PM - START HACKING
7:00 PM - Dinner
11:30 PM - Midnight meal
6:30 AM - Breakfast
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00PM - HACK SUBMISSION DEADLINE
1:30PM - 2:30PM - presentations, judging, prizes given out
3:00PM - Hackathon OVER
Organized by Hacker Lounge (www.hackUT.com) and TES (http://studentorgs.engr.utexas.edu/tes/)
When & Where
Technology Entrepreneurship Society and Hacker's Lounge
UT entreprenerus and hackers