The first NYC Android Wear Hackathon!
Sponsored by Google and NYC-GDG
Location: Google NYC: 111 8th ave
Use the 16th st entrance of 111 8th ave (next to the Citibank)
Saturday and Sunday, August 23,24 :
9am-5pm each day (no overnight) - doors open 8:30am
(if you arrive after 12:30pm you must use the 15th st entrance next to Chase)
9:00am: Welcome reception, Announcements, Tutorial
10:00am: Design Sprint
note: mentors will be available
5:00pm: adjourn to local bar/restaurant
9:00am: Hackathon resumes
2:00pm: Project submission deadline
2:00pm -4:00pm Presentations
4:00pm- 5:00pm judging / awards / closing
photos: June 19 Android Wear Code Lab
Guests should enter through the 16th street entrance of 111 8th avenue. The entrance is on 8th avenue next to the Citi Bank. We'll have a registration desk set up where guests can get a building pass and a google security badge. Guests will need to wear both badges during their visit.
The registration desk will be open between 8:30am and 12:30pm. If guests arrive after 12:30pm, they should go to the 15th street entrance of 111 8th avenue (on 8th avenue next to the Chase Bank) and sign in with building security.
After checking in, a security guard will badge guests through the turnstiles and up to Water Tower cafe.
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Our weekly Skylight1 group meeting will be hosting Android Wear Tutorials until the Android Wear Hackathon on Aug 23, 24. The next tutorial session is this Wed Aug 20. RSVP is limited to a class room - RSVP on meetup instead of G+ events:
Android Wear Primer slides to help you start:
RSVP on this page for the hackathon but please don't RSVP as a place holder, RSVP only if you are committed to attend both Saturday and Sunday, Aug 23 and 24, if your plans changes please update to open a slot for those on the waiting list!
Prizes: Winning team will receive vouchers for an Android Wear Watch! (limited to up to 4 watches)
Judging: There's no specific theme - however there will an emphasis on originality - watch faces are allowed but again - must be original and must follow Android Wear Design guidelines. Full rules will be posted
Also note: there's a NYC Glass hackathon coming up in September:
Winners and participants of both of these hackathons will get a another chance to participate in a final face off challenge - a finale to show off your polished apps to a savvy tech crowd and panel of judges: