Students from across all 24 CUNY schools get together for an incredible 2 days of hacking.
Bringing together Designers, Developers, Marketers, and Visionaries to improve the CUNY experience.
Theme: improve CUNY.
Anything that improves your life as a student: Add a feature to your school's mobile app? Build something to reach every campus?
Join 17-hour sprint of ideas & coding. Work with other amazing people.
Hacking. Prizes. Free food. Free swag. Bragging rights. Friends. Fun.
|October 14, FRIDAY|
|16:00 - 17:00||High Tea: Queen of England at her best|
|17:00 - 17:30||Kickoff & Cheat Sheet overview|
|17:30 - 18:00||Mentors' favorite Hackathon tools|
|18:00 - 18:30||Form ideation groups, present top 3 ideas|
|18:30 - 19:00||Finalize teams (2-5 people/team) and submit team roster|
|19:00||Brainstorming & hacking commence|
|19:00 - 20:00||Technical workshops in back room (IBM, AWS, Adobe, etc.)|
|20:00||Snacks & Dessert|
|October 15, SATURDAY|
|18:45||Upload to Devpost|
|19:15||Pitches @ 3 min each|
|20:30||Judges announce who the winners are|
$2,945 in prizes
IBM prize. One watch per team member, up to 5 watches. Best use of anything Bluemix.
One per team
One per team
You must have at least one CUNY student on your team (undergraduate or graduate student from any of the 24 CUNY campuses)
You need to hack on both days
Form a team of 2-5 people
- Roles needed on each team: developer, designer, idea/big picture, marketing
Cover in your pitch:
- Why students want it
- How to get students to use it (marketing)
- Demo the product
Remko de Knikker
How original is the product
Look & feel of the product
Expected demand from CUNY students
How far completed