FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Come join us while we ignite tech and design in Alaska! Technology development and interactive design is taking off in Anchorage and we're excited to invite you to the fall 2014 Alaska Hackathon event hosted by The Boardroom provided by the Alaska Small Business Center.
This free public event offers organizations and individuals a chance to submit tech project ideas. Volunteer developers then choose which projects to join and spend the weekend enjoying an epic workspace. Food and beverage provided.
Developers and designers are invited to grow their tech skills, experience community synerdy, network and download some complimentary sustenance. And of course, free WiFi. All skill levels welcomed. There will also be a free HTML code workshop. Youth & journalists are encouraged to attend.
Technology and business support services are invited to submit sponsorship offers for exclusive opportunities. For more information please contact 907-223-5522
The hAKathon events have helped incubate numerous projects including the People Mover Route Map, National Pacific Fisheries Management Council interactive map and hosted projects with the AK Video Game Developers Club. Read about more past projects here: http://www.alaskahackathon.org/projects
This event offers an opportunity for aspiring coders to connect with volunteer instructors and build a website. Developer list: http://www.alaskahackathon.org/developers
The event is free but participants & organizations must register to attend. Sign up at http://bit.ly/hAKathonFall2014
601 W. 5 th Ave 2 nd Floor Anchorage, AK
Friday, October 10 th , 2014
6 - 9pm - Project Pitch Night/Team Orientation
Friday, October 17 th , 2014
6 - 9pm - Team Building, Prep, Socializing
Saturday, October 18 th , 2014
10am - 7pm - Hackathon & HTML Workshop
Sunday, October 19 th , 2014
10am - 4pm - Hackathon/Presentations
Alaska Small Business Development Center: http://aksbdc.org/
The Boardroom: http://theboardroomak.com/