At this NYC BigApps Queens all-day event, drop into ‘lightning round' classes from experts at Comcast Ventures, Pivotal Labs & Razorfish, tinker with equipment from the Connected Devices Library, & tap into the expertise of BigApps Mentors from Cornell NYC Tech, Facebook, & more!
9:00 AM - Welcome
10:00 AM - Welcome + Morning Inspiration
10:30 AM-1:00 PM - Open Build + Mentor Hours
Session 1 (11:00AM - 11:30AM)
Luke Miller, Yahoo - "Polishing UX on your own & with users"
Session 2 (11:45AM - 11:30AM)
Kyle Outlaw, Razorfish - "Shredding the Wireframe: Rapid Prototyping & the Future of UX"
Session 3 (12:30PM - 1:00PM)
Tami Reiss, Pivotal Labs - "Demo This! (How to give a great product demo)"
1:00 PM - Lunch
Session 4 (1:15PM - 1:45PM)
Jen van der Meer, NYU ITP - "Is my product a company? A non profit? Where can this go?"
Session 5 (2:00PM - 2:30PM)
Mary Hermant, BizDev, Marketing, & Sales - "If an App launches in a forest, will anybody know? Market This!"
Session 6 (2:45PM - 3:15PM)
Daniel Gulati, Comcast Ventures - "Crafting your Winning VC Pitch"
2:00 PM-7:00 PM - Open Build + Mentor 'Office Hours'
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM - Team Pitches / Live Feedback
Event ends at 9:00 PM
Visit our "Mentor Station" throughout the day to get advice from BigApps Mentors:
Daniel Gulati - Entrepreneur in Residence at Comcast Ventures
Deborah Estrin - Professor at Cornell NYC Tech
Hamdan Azhar - Researcher at Facebook
Hanna Aase - Founder of Wonderloop
Jen van der Meer - Chief Strategy Officer of Luminary Labs & Adjunct Professor NYU ITP & SVA PoD
John Coghlan - Founder of DUMBO Startup Lab
Jon Mandell - Vice President at 1800Flowers.com
Mary Hermant - COO at Fresh Digital Group
Michael Chiang - Co-Founder at FitBark
Mina Kim - Director of User Experience at Adjacent to One
Nir Markus - Co-founder & CTO at OKpanda
Peter Crysdale - Founder & CEO at StrategyHack
Rohan Deshpande - CTO & Co-Founder of Fundera
Vivian Zhang - CTO of SupStat
Visit the "Connected Devices" Room to borrow the below equipment:
Tessels (with the following modules):
-microSD card module
White Foam Core