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AT&T Mobile Hackathon

Collective Agency Downtown
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 1108
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

Access Notes

We're on the 11th floor, come on up. Non-members park bikes outside the building. Paid car parking is connected to the building, and a SmartPark is two blocks away near Target. Located on SW 10th and Washington, between Target and Powell's, on the big block of food carts. We're on the Streetcar line, a block from the Red and Blue MAX lines, and a 5-minute walk from the Green, Yellow, Orange lines.



Have an app idea or need an app built for your business?

Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program that 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, designer, entrepreneur, student, or just interested in tech; 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 weekend's agenda: Day 1 6PM - Kickoff event with dinner, networking, and developer dating which leads into idea pitches and team formation. 7PM - Speakers present (please see below for list) 8PM - Pitch ideas and form teams 12AM - The facility closes for the night. Go home get some sleep or continue hacking away at home.

Day 2 09AM - The fun continues with breakfast served in the morning! Work with the teams from Day 1 to complete the app spec’d. Senseis will be available throughout the entire day to help you code up your solution. App submissions will be accepted throughout the day with a deadline of 6PM. 01PM - Lunch is Served 06PM - Pencils down. Please be sure to sign-up to present at the link provided at 12PM on Day 2. Pitches start promptly at 6PM and are limited to three (3) minutes per team. No powerpoints unless you are only presenting an idea.

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 Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team Best Use of AT&T M2X APIs 1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team Community Choice Award 1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team Most Useful Feedback 1st Place - One (1) Sphero Ollie

Judging Criteria. Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly.
33% Weight - Ability to clearly articulate what your app does 33% Weight - Originality of idea 33% Weight - Technically creative and/or challenging implementation Social Media. Follow us @attdeveloper for live updates and photos from the event

RSVP at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/att-mobile-app-hackathon-portland-tickets-16053435257