9:00 AM - Doors open + breakfast + Team Networking
10:00 AM - Welcome + Morning Inspiration (Kuan Huang, Founder of Poncho)
11:00 AM-1:00 PM - Open Build + 'Lighting Round' Workshops
Session 1 (11:00AM - 11:30AM)
Vivian Zhang, NYC Data Science Academy - "Introduction to Getting, Analyzing and Visualizing 311 data in R"
Session 2 (11:45AM - 12:15PM)
Eric Schles, Lyte - "Introduction to Getting, Analyzing, and Storing data in Python"
Session 3 (12:30PM - 1:00PM)
Mina Kim, Director of User Experience at Adjacent to One - "Mobile UX Design Essentials"
1:00 PM - Lunch + Special keynote presentation by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
Session 4 (1:15PM - 1:45PM)
Ted Ullrich, founder of Tomorrow Lab - "Prototyping Hardware Products"
Session 5 (2:00PM - 2:30PM)
Dario Laverde, NYC-GDG Organizer and HTC Developer Evangelist - "Intro to Android Wear and Google Glass GDK"
Session 6 (2:45PM - 3:15PM)
Ellen Pearlman, Volumetric Society of NY - "The Brain as a Visual Device"
Session 7 (3:30PM - 4:00PM)
Alan Hyman, MakeSimply - "Going to Manufacturing. Are you ready?"
Session 8 (4:15PM - 4:45PM)
Mary Beckman & Justin Berger, General Electric/FirstBuild - "Co-Creation: A New Model for Open Innovation"
2:00 PM-7:00 PM - Open Build + Experts 'Office Hours'
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM - Team Pitches / Live Feedback
Judges from Comcast Ventures, R/GA, and StartupGrind.
Event ends at 9:00 PM
Featured Challenge: Help General Electric design a Micro-Kitchen for urban dwellers at this BigBuild
Visit our "Mentor Station" throughout the day to get advice from BigApps Mentors:
Ted Ullrich - Partner, Connected Technologies Design & Engineering at Tomorrow Lab
Will Turnage - VP, Technology & Invention at R/GA
Jennifer Vargas - Head of Product at ClassPass, formerly at Yahoo, Flickr, Etsy, Birchbox
Diego Mayer-Cantu - CEO at Inventively and Presidential Innovation Fellow at US Government
Alec Hartman - Founder, NY Tech Day and CEO of DevShop
Alexander Rea - Technology Producer at IPG Media Lab & CTO at Trubbelmaker
Arun Nagarajan - Developer Relations at Google
Christopher Daggett - Vice President at ideas42
Daniel Gulati - Entrepreneur in Residence at Comcast Ventures
Hamdan Azhar - Researcher at Facebook
Jessica Peltz - VP, Business Development at Evol8tion
Mary Hermant - COO at Fresh Digital Group
Mina Kim - Director of User Experience at Adjacent to One
Peter Crysdale - Founder and CEO at StrategyHack
Eric Schles - Community Organizer for Hacker Union
Evan Rose - Presentation Layer Architect
Alizah Herman - Mobile Designer at Yahoo
Dario Laverde - NYC-GDG Organizer and HTC Developer Evangelist
Visit the "Connected Devices" Room to borrow the below equipment:
Tessels (with the following modules):
-microSD card module
White Foam Core
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