Do you like to design and make things? Are you inspired by the power of technology to build the world around you?
If so, we want to see you in action. The AT&T Developer Program and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center is inviting you to innovate and build what’s next in technology. We’re looking for creative thinkers like you to join us at this special IoT focused hackathon. All skill levels are welcome! We need a wide variety skills and perspectives to create positive change. There will be prizes around Smart Cities, Mechatronics and Women in Tech.
Hang out with us as we hack and build apps, eat snacks, compete for prizes and most importantly: meet new people who share your love of technology. We will have experts from AT&T and the local community onsite to assist with your development.
Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team-focused mindset and/or team-up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ with #atthack. Whether you are a developer, designer, project manager, or just interested in tech, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your skills are needed!
Quick presentations and code samples that help kick start your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. We will have technical mentors to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools. We will also have loaner hardware on-site for you to use in your solutions.
The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating and expanding your network and industry knowledge:
- Best Overall App: $5,000 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
- MechatronicsExcellence Award: $2,500 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
- IBM Watson Challenge
o 1st place: $2,000 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
o 2nd place: $1,000 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
- Best Smart City Solution: $1,500 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
- Best App from a Women-Led Team
o 1st place: $1,000 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
o 2nd place: $500 (in Amazon gift cards to be split between team members)
* Register for this event on Eventbrite: https://att-dallas-wit16.eventbrite.com/?aff=maker *
AT&T IoT Hackathon – Dallas (hosted by The DEC)
Friday, November 18, 2016 at 6:00 PM | Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 9:00 PM (CST)
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Coworking Space, 311 N Market St., #200, Dallas, TX 75202