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HackWE Code Jam

January 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am - January 20, 2013 @ 3:00 pm


1st Hack-a-Thon Windsor-Essex Saturday-Sunday January 19-20 2013 University of Windsor

We invite applications for a 24-hour computer coding competition called hackWE hosted by WEtech Alliance, Hackforge, City of Windsor, AlphaKOR, St. Clair College and University of Windsor.
The first weekend code jam will pit five teams of three students against one another to develop an innovative application using the City of Windsor’s OPEN DATA.
Saturday Morning Kick-Off: Arrive at the University at 9am– 3105 LAMBTON TOWER. Teams assigned.  Instructions given. Each team has an embedded Hackforge facilitator.
Saturday Night: Participants will program through the night.  Food and beverages provided.
Sunday: Programming continues through Sunday.  After lunch, teams present their innovative apps to a panel of friendly judges that include local industry, government and community partners.
PRIZE: Winning team invited to dinner with execs of local tech company @ swanky restaurant
TO SIGN UP CONTACT: Irek Kusmierczyk: ikusmierczyk@wetech-alliance.com Doug Sartori: doug@sartori.ca OR REGISTER ONLINE @ www.hackwecodejam.eventbrite.com.


January 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am
January 20, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
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