Nissan Zero Emissions Hackathon Fri 4/25 @6pm - Sun 4/27 @5:30pm
A special invite for Autohackers to the Nissan Zero Emissions Hackathon at the end of April:
- Please come and join us between April 25 and 27 at the Nissan Research Center – Silicon Valley, a fantastic new facility here in the valley. Help shape a more sustainable future with expert company sponsors providing deep technical expertise and exclusive access to API's and support. There will be catered food, great schwag giveaways, and compelling prizes awarded across different categories.
Inspiring introduction presentations, APIs, code samples, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. In addition, our event partners are bringing a group of technical mentors to assist you in building faster, smarter and better solutions using new tools.
your laptop, skills, ideas and enthusiasm for zero emission transportation. Please arrive with a collaborative team-focused mindset. Feel free to form teams in advance on HackerLeague, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or on mynissanleaf.com. We will do our best to help facilitate attendee communication leading up to the event.
We're looking for technical as well as non-technical people to build web apps, mobile apps, develop business ideas and concepts and to put together hardware hacks. Our sponsors will give you inspiration for your ideas and help you to realize them.
Whether you are an EV driver or not, a backend developer, who likes to code in JEE/Ruby/PHP/.NET, a front-end UI wizard, or are a designer, you are invited to attend this event. Every group will need a good balance of talent, and your development skills are definitely needed! Please register early, tickets are limited.
Day 1, Friday April 25, 2014
6pm Registration opens, reception & networking
7pm Opening speeches - Nissan, SF BayLEAFs, Schneider Electric, OSIsoft
7:30pm API introductions; participant pitches
9pm Evening shutdown
Day 2, Saturday April 26, 2014
8am Opening, breakfast buffet served
8:30am Competition kicks off!
12:30pm Lunch buffet served
6:30pm Dinner buffet served
10pm Evening shutdown
Day 3, Sunday April 27, 2014
8pm Opening, breakfast buffet served
8:30pm Competition Starts
12:30pm Entry submission deadline
12:30pm Lunch buffet served
1:45pm Presentations and judging begin
5pm Winner announcement & prizes
Nissan Research Center - Silicon Valley will be on hand to inspire your ideas on how to improve EV ownership experience.
Schneider Electric - French-based global specialist in energy management wants to meet bright people with new ideas.
OSIsoft - Global leader in enterprise infrastructure for management of real time data and events is providing tools, and will help access our sample vehicle data.
ESRI - is providing technology that enables organizations to create responsible and sustainable solutions to problems at local and global scales. ChargePoint - the biggest and fastest growing EV charging network in the country is proud to support this event with its network data and APIs.
SAP - the world leader in enterprise software and software-related services is providing OpenXC-based vehicle simulator, complete with a steering wheel, pedals, and a connection to SAP analytics tools Lumira & HANA
Additional tools, data and API access provided by:
Glen Canyon Corporation (advanced smart metering)
PlugShare (charging locator)
Twilio (service credit and API)
Dr. Maarten Sierhuis Director, Nissan Research Center - Silicon Valley
Mike Calise Director, Electric Vehicles, Partner Business, Schneider Electric
Martin Otterson Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Industry, OSIsoft
Brendan Jones Director, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy, Nissan North America
Koji Yamamoto Div GM of Vehicle-IT and Autonomous Drive Division from Nissan Motor CO., LTD.
Matt Miller Transportation Industry Principal, OSIsoft
Marvin Green Manager, EV Software Solutions, Schneider Electric
Dave Lewis Project Manager, ESRI
Simon Lonsdale VP, Business Development, ChargePoint
Maddi Hausmann Board Member, SF BayLEAFs, EAA SV
No paper tickets will be required. Just show your registration confirmation email at the event registration desk when picking up your name badge. This badge is your event ID, and it must be visible at all times. For security reasons, a badge will be required to re-enter the building. Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable. If you are unable to attend please contact us ([masked]).
RULES & PRIZES
Event participation contingent upon acceptance of the official Competition rules.
Tweet about your idea and participation with #ZEInnEVation
Sheraton Sunnyvale, which is in a short walking distance from Nissan Research Center, has graciously agreed to provide a special event rate for up to three nights between April 25 and April 28. All Zero InnEVAtion participants and guests qualify for this rate. Two room options are available: 1. Standard King Bed - $89/night + taxes (including unlimited internet access)
2. Standard Two Queen Beds - $89/night + taxes (including unlimited internet access)
These special room rates are available for reservations by April 18th only. Please use this link for on-line reservations:
Phone reservations: Call the[masked] or[masked] and ask for reservations. Make sure to reference code “SFLEAF” when talking to reservation agent
Hotel address: Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel 1100 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Phone:(408)[masked]