6 Teams Compete For $5,000 | Sept 22 - 23 2017 @RIDEConf17
Designers + Developers Form Teams To Create Apps
That Enable More Citizen Journalism
Rolling Out and Amplify 4 Good have teamed up for the inaugural RIDE Conference Hack, a fun and intensive rapid 48 hour hackathon where six teams build apps that enable more people to become citizen entertainment journalists leveraging Rolling Out assets. Held at the Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, designers and developers will form 5-6 person teams and work with industry experts on innovative ideas and strategies. RIDE Conference Hack concludes with a Pitch Competition where each team presents their ideas to the celebrity judges for a chance to win $5,000 and partner with Rolling Out moving forward.
The first-ever Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference (RIDE) will highlight the need and opportunity in technology for multicultural millennials and professionals by providing a platform to generate interest in their profession and share their business and career insights through case studies, panel discussions and breakout sessions. Rolling Out has collaborated with digital technology brands to create a media and Business Technology Innovation Conference that delivers and reaches influencers, creatives and young professionals.
The 2017 RIDE Conference Hackathon will take place at the Loudermilk Conference Center.
Address: 40 Courtland St. NE, ATL, GA, 30303
Parking: The Loudermilk Center has a paid parking deck. You can always use a ridesharing service like Uber.
6:30pm: Check-In + Networking
7pm: Opening Remarks + Challenge Overview
7:45pm: Hacking Begins
Midnight: Day 1 Ends
8am: Check-In + Breakfast + Team Breakout Sessions
10am: Meeting With Mentors
8pm: Demos Start
9:30pm: Announcement of Winners + Closing Remarks
10pm: RIDE Conference Hackathon Ends