Have an app idea or need an app built for your business?This AT&T Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program in coordination with ESENEM and located at the UM Life Sciences & Technology Park in a venue generously donated by RightSpace2Meet. Our hackathon 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. Our hackathon will introduce you to the latest cutting edge tools to help deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.We Supply: Quick presentations and code samples that help to bootstrap your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. Along with technical senseis to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools.You Bring: Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ via the #atthack hashtag. Whether you are a backend person and code in Ruby/PHP/.NET or are a designer and only work with Illustrator, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your development skills are needed!
Event Schedule. The following is a list of the weekends agenda:6PM - Friday Evening - Kickoff event with drinks, networking, and developer dating which leads into idea pitches and team formation.7PM - Friday Evening - Speakers present (please see below for list)8PM - Friday Evening - Pitch ideas and form teams10AM - Saturday Morning - The fun continues with an all day hackathon. Work with the teams that you formed on Friday night to produce the app spec’d out the night before. Senseis will be available throughout the entire event to help you code up your solution. App submissions will be accepted throughout the day with a deadline of 7PM.7PM - Saturday Evening - Promptly at 7PM, teams will begin pitching their ventures. Pitches are limited to three (3) minutes per team. Windows Azure Challenge. At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems,develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them. Windows Azure is an open cloud platform that enables developers to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a globalnetwork of Microsoft-managed datacenters. Mobile Services allows developers to quickly add a scalable and secure backend hosted in the Windows Azure cloud to an iOS, Windows Store, or Windows Phone 8 app. Learn more at www.windowsazure.com/mobile.
Prizes. The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:Best Hackathon Overall App 1st PlaceOne (1) year membership at RightSpace2Meet (Valued at $4,200)$500 in Gift Cards for the teamOne (1) year of the "Small" service from Github for each team member2nd PlaceSix (6) month membership at RightSpace2Meet (Valued at $2,100)$300 in Gift Cards for the team
One (1) year of the "Micro" service from Github for each team member3rd Place
Three (3) month membership at RightSpace2Meet (Valued at $1,050)$200 in Gift Cards for the team
Six (6) months of "Micro" service from Github for each team memberBest Blackberry App - Requirements TBATrip to the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon in Las Vegas, where you will have the chance to compete for over $50,000 in total prizesMaximum of four (4) team members will receive airfare to/from Las Vegas, NV and a maximum of two (2) rooms at the Palms Casino Resort for the team*Best App using AT&T APIs$500 in Gift Cards for the team to split and one (1) Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Momentum Device for each team member with 1 month of 1GB DataConnect Service (Max 3)Best Objective C, Windows Store, or Windows Phone 8 app using Mobile ServicesEach member of the winning team walks away with a Jawbone Big Jambox or Beats by Dr Dre headphones, their choice. The only fitting way to celebrate a big win is with big sound, of course.
Best use of ESENEM API/Most Useful App to ESENEM $1,000 in cash for the team to splitSphero Best in Show
1st Place - $250 in cold hard cash+ Spheros
An additional $750 when your app goes to market!Best Native Android Applicationone (1) Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Momentum Device for each team member with 1 month of 1GB DataConnect Service (Max 3)ListNOW! for Glozal - The top real estate mobile app. The app will be used by real estate agents and brokers to quickly and efficiently initiate real estate listings and, when they are in the field, list new properties on http://golzalrealestate.com (Global Listing System = GLS). Additional functionality specification to be provided onsite. $1,000 in cash for the team to split *Please see official rules for full details Judging Criteria. Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly. 33% Weight - Ability to clearly articulate what your app does33% Weight - Originality of idea33% Weight - Use of Node.JS, Sencha, cloud9ide.com, Heroku, and other technologiesSocial Media. Follow us @hackathonlive for live updates and photos from the event"Like" us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/AttMobileAppHackathonLegal.Hackathon Terms: http://db.tt/kyPS9ojR Speakers
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