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Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 09:00 AM   $10
General Assembly HQ, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl
 
     
 
 
              

  
 
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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.

Design Challenges:

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.

Schedule

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)
12:00PM: Lunch

12:30PM: Skill Building Workshops

1:30PM: Afternoon Working Session (suggested timing as follows)

1:30PM: Mock-ups & Prototyping
2:00PM: Testing
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
 
 
 
 
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