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AEC Hackathon 1.0

Date: November 8-10, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California
Venue: To be announced
Website: http://www.aechackathon.com

Khronos sponsored event

Food, drinks, snacks, meeting places and sleeping spaces will be provided for the attendees.

Schedule

Friday, November 8 @ 6:00 PM

  • AEC Mixer to bring together attendees at a Downtown AEC industry environment
  • Create teams
  • Listen to the areas of interest and goals of the Hackathon.

Saturday November 9

  • Kick off the Hackathon
  • Teams will work through the night

Sunday November 10 @ 12 noon

  • Competitive hack concludes
  • Team presentations start

Details

Additional information from enr.construction.com:

The AEC Hackathon is using open source and open standard technologies to develop the AEC Hackathon’s software solutions. Cloud-based solutions are encouraged for all categories. Some data sets and API’s (REST, REST3D, etc.) will be distributed before the event for all registered attendees to enable them to become familiar with the technologies and prepare for the Hackathon. Technologies that are being encouraged include 3D Gaming, BIM, XML, iOS, Android, HTML5/javascript among others.

The AEC Hackathon will post the six categories that will generate thoughts, ideas and paths forward before the event on the www.aechackathon.com web site, Facebook and LinkedIn. There will be one overview presentation during the AEC Mixer on the Friday night before the Hack with six workshops held during the Saturday of the Hackathon to enable teams to “learn on the fly” and benchmark their designs against industry examples. The six workshops / categories which will have awards include:

  • Digital Fabrication
  • Mobile Tech
  • Cloud Tech
  • BIM 2.0
  • Digital Worlds/Smart Cities
  • AEC FutureTech

Cost to attend

  • Technologist’s fee: $25US
  • AEC Industry Stakeholder fee: $100US
  • Students are free

Limit of 200 total attendees and space is going fast.

This is a non-profit event. All proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warriors program.

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