Do you have an app idea for assisting first responders in the field? Are you interested in building apps to help firefighters, police and EMS?
Then please join us for this special Public Safety Hackathon. With the availability of 4G LTE, law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel are finally on a level playing field. With FirstNet – the only communications tool dedicated to providing prioritized connectivity to those who risk everything – they’ll have reliable communication services and access to highly secure data connections. Now they need mobile apps to help them respond to emergencies, fight crime, and make our communities safer.
This is an important market with many opportunities for developers. By hacking for public safety mobile apps, developers can mature their ideas, get involved in an exciting community, and create something to further the greater social good. So, whether you’re a developer, designer, project manager, or just interested in tech, join us for this event!
Your laptop, skills & ideas.
A collaborative, team-focused mindset and/or team-up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ with #atthack.
A good balance of talent and your skills! This event will not feature an onsite team formation component so we suggest you arrive with a team ready to work.
Quick presentations and code samples to help kick-start your hacking
Food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake
Technical mentors to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools
Loaner hardware on-site for you to use in your solutions
Following is the weekend's agenda:
6 p.m. – Doors open with dinner, networking and developer dating
7 p.m. – Kickoff presentation and featured speakers
8 p.m. – Pitch idea and form teams
12 a.m. – Venue closes for the evening
9:30a.m. – The fun continues with coffee and breakfast in the morning. Work with the teams from Day 1 to complete the app spec'd. Mentors will be available throughout the day to help you code your solution. App submissions will be accepted throughout the day with a deadline of 4 p.m..
12 p.m. – Lunch is served
4 p.m. – Deadline for team registration (information will be provided onsite)
5 p.m. – Dinner is served
6 p.m. – CODE FREEZE. Pitches start promptly at 6:15 p.m. and are limited to three (3) minutes per team. PowerPoint presentations are NOT recommended!
Hackathon terms: https://goo.gl/tbzKXS
We expect all participants to abide by the Hack Code of Conduct: http://hackcodeofconduct.org/attdeveloper.
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