EdTech Augmented Reality Hackathon

This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 21st Jan 2017

The EdTech AR Hackathon is an event in which small teams of developers, designers and AR enthusiasts will gather to challenge their skill against others as they develop an Augmented Reality (AR) experience just over 24 hours.
2 Days - 1 Theme - 24H to create
Attendees will be given a theme on the day and must create a unique AR application connected to their own interpretation of that topic. They will have just over a day to plan, create, test and present their Augmented Reality experience. Beyond this, the only limits are time and imagination.
Plenty of snacks, food and drinks will be provided during the duration of the hack. Many mentors will also support the teams and guide them in the creation process.
After 24-hour hack our judges will announce and prize the winning team.
Join us a few days prior on Thursday, January 19th for an evening of presentation, demos and networking about EdTech industry using Augmented Reality and be ready to dive in! Please register on: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/edtech-augmented-reality-conference-tickets-29751924808 using the code you will receive after purchasing your Hackathon ticket for a free entry. 

HACKATHON SCHEDULE
Day 1 - Saturday 21st of January
10:00AM - ARRIVAL & SETUPArrive, get in and get your kit set up, tested and ready before we begin.
12:00PM - LUNCH AND NETWORKINGRefuel, make new contacts and introduce yourself and start to form your team.
1:15PM - WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTThe Realities Centre Team will introduce the mentors, the topic and the rules for the next 24 hours.
1:30PM - PLANNING AND BRAINSTORMINGTime to get ready: There are 90 minutes of time purely allocated to planning and brainstorming ideas, getting the key mechanics down on paper and generally agreeing on the direction of things.
3:00PM - HACK BEGINS24 hours to create, test and ultimately prepare your AR experience

Day 2 - SUNDAY 22nd of January
3:00PM - CEASEJamming is over! Be ready for the demo.
3:15 - JUDGING BEGINS The judges move around to each experience.
5:00 - CLOSETime to declare the winner(s)!

FAQ
> Do I need to know how to code to join?Diversity is a key in a team! Hackathons are focused on the creation that includes a variety of competencies, If you have any doubts, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

> I don’t have a team, can I join by myself?Teams will be formed on site so just bring yourself and meet the rest of the attendees on Saturday morning.

> Do I need to bring my own laptop/PC?Please bring your own computer and devices. 

Can’t join us? Stay tuned on social media @RealitiesCentre. We will share many insights using the hashtag: #EdTechAR

Any additional question? Get in touch at events@realitiescentre.com

Please Note: This is a two-day event and accommodation is not provided. Those wishing to participate will need to ensure that they have their own accommodation arranged prior to the event.

Cost: £25


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

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Europe/London EdTech Augmented Reality Hackathon https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/01/21/edtech-augmented-reality-hackathon-132980 Realities Centre / TBC,4 Christopher Street,,London

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