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Saturday, November 08, 2014 at 09:00 AM   Absolutely Free   Google HQ, 76 9th Ave
 
     
 
 
              

 
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. At AT&T, we are fully aware that youth and early learning strategies provide a critical spark to the tech industry and through empowering opportunities workshops and hackathons. Empowering youth interest is vital to technology advancement and it is important to create exposure opportunities as much as possible.</SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">From Women In Tech (WIT) to Mobile App development - our hackathons provide attendees opportunities to network, create and understand how to build websites and applications intended to spark creativity and further the learning process within the tech industry. Our theme for this event will focus on interactive learning portals targeting school safety and education awareness. We're proud to offer special prizes to these youth-led teams at our event and we would love to have your donations and supports to reward collective brilliance. </SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">AT&T, Google, Camp Interactive, and volunteer careers experts will be available throughout the day to talk about the importance to tech development, career options, and early access to programmer education. Learn more about our programs throughout the year at this website http://developer.att.com/community/events and if you would like to support more of our programming please reach out directly!</SPAN></P>
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><EM><STRONG>Event Schedule.</STRONG></EM></SPAN> The following is a list of the weekend's agenda:</SPAN></P>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG><EM><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;">Saturday, November 8th</SPAN></EM></STRONG><BR></SPAN></LI>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG><EM>9AM -</EM></STRONG>Breakfast, Networking and</SPAN></LI>
<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG><EM>10AM -</EM></STRONG>Event Kick-off Talks & Mentor Meetings</SPAN></LI>
<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG><EM>1PM -</EM></STRONG>Lunch + Career Panel</SPAN></LI>
<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG>3PM</STRONG> - Effective Presentations Workshop</SPAN></LI>
<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG>4PM</STRONG> - Presentations & Judging</SPAN></LI>
<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG>5PM</STRONG> - Awards, Prizes, and Closing Ceremony</SPAN></LI>
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><STRONG><EM>Prizes.</EM></STRONG></SPAN>The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:</SPAN></P>
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><STRONG><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><EM>Judging Criteria.</EM></SPAN></STRONG>Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly. </SPAN></P>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">33% Weight - Ability to clearly articulate what your website does</SPAN></LI>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">33% Weight - Originality of the design</SPAN></LI>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">33% Weight - Difficulty of the implementation</SPAN></LI>
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<P><STRONG STYLE="color: #ff6600; font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"><EM>Hackathon Legal.</EM></STRONG></P>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="color: #000000; font-family: book antiqua,palatino; font-size: medium;">Hackathon Terms:<A STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium; line-height: 20.796875px;" HREF="http://db.tt/kyPS9ojR" REL="nofollow">http://db.tt/kyPS9ojR</A></SPAN></LI>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">Follow us @attdeveloper for live updates and photos from the event</SPAN></LI>
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<LI><SPAN STYLE="font-family: book antiqua,palatino; font-size: medium;">"Like" us on Facebook!</SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium; color: #3366ff;"><A HREF="https://www.facebook.com/ATTDeveloper" REL="nofollow"><SPAN STYLE="color: #3366ff;">https://www.facebook.com/ATTDeveloper</SPAN></A></SPAN></LI>
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<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN CLASS="s1"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;"><A STYLE="text-decoration: underline;" HREF="http://www.twitter.com/alex_donn" REL="nofollow">Alex</A></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;"><A STYLE="text-decoration: underline;" HREF="http://www.twitter.com/alex_donn" REL="nofollow">Donn,</A></SPAN></SPAN></STRONG><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua',palatino; font-size: medium;">Senior Marketing Manager at AT&T, is based out of sunny Seattle! His passion is educating developers young and old about mobile application development best practices through events like hackathons that fuse the collective interests of multiple technology and business leaders. He loves bacon and is allergic to all types of gluten.</SPAN></TD>
<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN CLASS="s1"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;">Janine Hausif (Haseef),</SPAN></SPAN></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua',palatino; font-size: medium;"> is the founder of Around the Way App, a mobile application that locates Blackowned businesses. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Janine is determined to empower underrepresented communities of the world. "The goal of Around the Way is to take these businesses from Main Street to mainstream." Janine explains "It's important for Blackowned businesses to remain relevant and competitive in today's economy." Soon after launching Around the Way, Janine started consulting for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Janine has been featured in NBC News, Black Enterprise, theGrio, Madame Noire, Jet Magazine and Arise TV. In 2014, Hausif won the Pioneer Award presented by Amtrak and the Brooklyn Nets for her "dedication and contributions to the community."</SPAN></TD>
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<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN CLASS="s1"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;">Patrice Peck</SPAN></SPAN></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua',palatino; font-size: medium;"> is a tech entrepreneur and published writer whose work lives at the intersection of digital innovation and Black culture. She recently launched the website Fussy (www.fussy.me,) providing a modern solution to a frustrating problem she and other women of color continually faced: locating and vetting talented hairstylist. As for her writing, you can find Patrice's work in major media outlets, such as BET, EBONY, The Huffington Post and NBC News. She's also contributed her social media skills to a number of tech conferences and events, including SXSW, Social Media Week, Internet Week NY and New York Tech Meetup. </SPAN></TD>
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<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><IMG STYLE="border: 4px solid gray; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" SRC="https://cdn.evbuc.com/eventlogos/5394923/nicksantana.png" ALT="Nick Santana" WIDTH="260" HEIGHT="260"></TD>
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<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;">Tobias Wright</SPAN></SPAN></STRONG><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">treats technology as both his vocation and avocation. He has had life long passion for making things since running his first programs in BASIC. For the past several years he's been focusing on front-end development, and currently works for the platform group at Conde Nast Digital. He's been participating and running hackathons since 2010</SPAN></TD>
<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;">Nic Santana</SPAN></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"> is a multidisciplinary Product Manager and Director living in Brooklyn. His short film Elvis recently aired on NUVOtv, as part of the NU Point of View series. He produces interactive experiences through digital shop Bossa. Recently he launched a mobile application for The Walking Dead and Hyundai, which won an Effie Award.</SPAN></TD>
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<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 20.7999992370605px; font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium; color: #ff6600;"><STRONG>Samieh Sam/Sammy Franklin</STRONG></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 20.7999992370605px; font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;">is Sr. Specialist Project Manager in the Services and Platforms for AT&T. She has years of experience building and leading successful impactful teams at AT&T. Sammy is currently focused on AT&T projects related to VOIP and CVOIP, which remain a critical part of AT&T's future.</SPAN></TD>
<TD VALIGN="top" WIDTH="50%"><SPAN STYLE="color: #ff6600;"><STRONG STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: small;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;">Eric Hamilton</SPAN></STRONG></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: 'book antiqua', palatino; font-size: medium;"> has over 25 years of technology work experience and has worked for Yahoo!, Google & Netscape. Currently, Eric is the of the founder of the consumer electronics product TinyStic.</SPAN></TD>
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