The Smart Cities Hackathon

presented by Amazon Alexa, hosted by ReadWrite

8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom C

Add to Calendar 1/7/2017 8:00:00 AM 1/7/2017 6:00:00 PM America/Los_Angeles The Smart Cities Hackathon <p>The Smart Cities Hackathon will be the creativity hub for producing real-world smart cities solutions at CES. Witness developers, makers and smart cities specialists hack solutions for sustainability, safety and efficiency for smarter cities using the latest HDK, SDK and APIs. At the Smart Cities Hackathon, see players position themselves in the cutting-edge domain of IoT software and hardware development.  </p> <p>The event includes a panel with the city manager of Las Vegas and thought leaders from Arrow, UL and Panasonic discussing the future of Smart Cities. </p> <p><strong>Panelists</strong></p> <ul> <li>Albus Brooks, President Denver City Council</li> <li>Betsy Frettwell, City Manager of Las Vegas</li> <li>Aiden Mitchell, Vice President, IoT Global Solutions, Arrow Electronics</li> <li>Ken Modeste, Global Principal Engineer, Underwriters Laboratories</li> <li>George Karayannis, Vice President CityNOW at Panasonic USA</li> </ul> <p>Want to work on meaningful, real smart cities problems and connect with organizations that are investing in these problems, for the chance to win thousands in cash and prizes? </p> <p>Register for the Smart Cities Hackathon today. <span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt;"><font color="#000000" face="Calibri">UPDATE Dec. 30: Registration is now closed. See you on-site.</font></span></p> <p><strong>Get Your Hands on Top Tech</strong></p> <ul> <li>Amazon Alexa Skills Kit</li> <li>IBM Watson Cognitive and Bluemix APIs</li> <li>Intel's Grove IoT Dev Kit</li> <li>Honeywell's Connected Home API</li> <li>UL's Safety Index</li> <li>Open Data from the City of Las Vegas</li> <li>Other leading IoT technologies TBA</li> </ul> <strong>Win Top-Notch Prizes</strong> <ul> <li>$10,000.00 for the Grand Prize winning team</li> <li>Amazon Echos</li> <li>Meeting with Las Vegas' Innovation team to potentially pilot your solution</li> <li>$5,000.00 in gift cards</li> <li>Apple 2 Watches </li> <li>Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones for each member of the winning team</li> <li>More prizes TBA!</li> </ul> <p><img alt="Smart Cities Hackathon" src="~/CES/media/events-experiences-images/Hackathon.jpg" style="vertical-align: bottom;" /></p> <p><b><a href="https://www.hackster.io/hackathons/smart-cities/readwrite-ces/pages/overview" target="_blank">Learn more about this event.</a></b> <strong>></strong></p> Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom C CES CES@CE.org false MM/DD/YYYY

The Smart Cities Hackathon will be the creativity hub for producing real-world smart cities solutions at CES. Witness developers, makers and smart cities specialists hack solutions for sustainability, safety and efficiency for smarter cities using the latest HDK, SDK and APIs. At the Smart Cities Hackathon, see players position themselves in the cutting-edge domain of IoT software and hardware development.  

The event includes a panel with the city manager of Las Vegas and thought leaders from Arrow, UL and Panasonic discussing the future of Smart Cities. 

Panelists

  • Albus Brooks, President Denver City Council
  • Betsy Frettwell, City Manager of Las Vegas
  • Aiden Mitchell, Vice President, IoT Global Solutions, Arrow Electronics
  • Ken Modeste, Global Principal Engineer, Underwriters Laboratories
  • George Karayannis, Vice President CityNOW at Panasonic USA

Want to work on meaningful, real smart cities problems and connect with organizations that are investing in these problems, for the chance to win thousands in cash and prizes? 

Register for the Smart Cities Hackathon today. UPDATE Dec. 30: Registration is now closed. See you on-site.

Get Your Hands on Top Tech

  • Amazon Alexa Skills Kit
  • IBM Watson Cognitive and Bluemix APIs
  • Intel's Grove IoT Dev Kit
  • Honeywell's Connected Home API
  • UL's Safety Index
  • Open Data from the City of Las Vegas
  • Other leading IoT technologies TBA
Win Top-Notch Prizes
  • $10,000.00 for the Grand Prize winning team
  • Amazon Echos
  • Meeting with Las Vegas' Innovation team to potentially pilot your solution
  • $5,000.00 in gift cards
  • Apple 2 Watches 
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones for each member of the winning team
  • More prizes TBA!

Smart Cities Hackathon

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