Join Hexagon UX NYC & General Assembly for HexHacks 2019, a design hackathon focused on bringing our minds together to create solutions focused on uplifting our community of women & non-binary individuals! Team up, pick a challenge, & design a solution over the course of a day while learning from experts in the field through skill building workshops.
Unconscious Bias: Create unique, technology-driven solutions that can help anyone learn about how to identify, understand & improve the influence of unconscious bias in the workplace & in our social spheres.
Access to Opportunities: Design solutions to help people of different backgrounds get access to equal opportunities in our community & society.
Accessibility: Conceptualize solutions that can address the needs of specially-abled people with different cognitive & physical abilities.
9:00AM: Doors Open & Breakfast
9:30AM: Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:45AM: Skill Building Workshop
10:15AM: Team Formation & Morning Working Session (suggested timing as follows)
10:30AM: Problem Identification
11:00AM: User Research (Interviews & Surveys)
11:30AM: Research Synthesis (Forming Hypothesis & Insights from Research)
12:30PM: Skill Building Workshops
1:30PM: Afternoon Working Session (suggested timing as follows)
1:30PM: Mock-ups & Prototyping
3:00PM: Synthesis of Findings, & Presentation Prep
4:00PM: Presentation Submission
4:30PM: Presentations & Q&A with Judges
6:00PM: Judge Deliberation
6:30PM: Closing Ceremony & Prizes