Event Details

Weather Hack – powered by NYS Mesonet, UAlbany Innovation Center, Weather & Climate Business-Analytics Research Center, Innovate 518

Exploring creative uses for the NYS Mesonet Weather Data

Friday November 9th 5:00 to 10:00 p.m., Saturday November 10th 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sunday November 11th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

University at Albany - Standish Living Room in the Massry Center for Business

Who should attend? Programmers, designers, students, professionals and entrepreneurs

Prizes totaling $4,275!!

Grand Prize -

$500 gift card

Startup Grind Albany "Closed Set" Interview package. This package includes:

- Executive Tier Interview including Photo Opportunity ($1,000 Value)

- Written Article ($750 Value)

- 1VIP Private Access Ticket to a future Startup Grind Albany Event [including 15 minutes private access to Guest Speaker] ($150 Value)

2nd Place Prize - $375 gift card

3rd Place Prize - $250 gift card

Category Prizes -

- Covey Alexa Skills Challenge - $500 plus other prizes

- Climacell Challenge - $250 gift card

- NYSTEC Challenge - $250 gift card

- TruWeather Challenge - $250 gift card


General $15, students $10

For more information visit the Weather Hack website at https://weatherhack.devpost.com

AGENDA

Friday, November 9 - 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. - Registration, Dinner & Networking

6:30 p.m. - Welcome & Challenge Presentation

- James A. Dias, Vice President for Research at UAlbany

- Jerald Brotzge, Program Manager NYS Mesonet

- COOL: NYS Mesonet App Video

- Bob Manasier, Entrepreneur in Residence, UAlbany

7:15 p.m. - Team Formations

8:00 p.m. – Team Meetings/Start hacking

10:00 p.m. - Doors Close

Saturday November 10th 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – Doors Open & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Logistics

9:10 a.m. - Team Meetings/Start hacking

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

2:00 p.m. - First Check-In

2:30 p.m. - Mentor Meetings

5:00 p.m. - Second Check-In

5:30 p.m. - Dinner

10:00 p.m. - Doors Close

Sunday November 11th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - Doors Open & Breakfast

11:00 a.m. - Mentor Meetings

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Last Check-In & Pitch Mentoring

2:00 p.m. – End hacking

2:30 p.m. - Team Presentations

4:30 p.m. - Judging & Awards

5:00 p.m. - Event Ends


  • When: Fri Nov. 9 - 5:00 pm
    to
    Sun Nov. 11 5:00 pm

  • Address: University at Albany Massry Center for Business
    Albany NY,US 12206

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