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:
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.
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.
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.
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.