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Connect w/ mentors, Tinker w/ equipment, Lightning round classes from Comcast Ventures, Pivotal Labs, Razorfish & more.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 09:00 AM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Coalition for Queens @ Falchi Building, 31-00 47th Ave, Long Island City
 
     
 
 
              

              
 
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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!

AGENDA
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):
-BLE modules
-camera modules
-audio module
-relay modules
-ambient modules
-RFID modules
-GPS modules
-GPRS modules
-accelerometer modules
-climate modules
-infrared module
-microSD card module
-nRF modules
-servo modules
3Doodlers
Arduinos
Nomi beacons
Pebble smartwatches
littleBits kits
White Foam Core
Hot Glue
Cutting Mats
Box Cutters
X-acto Knife
Cutting Blades
Estimote Beacons
 
 
 
 
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