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BattleBorn: Startup Exchange

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Monday 12th March

  • 12:00PM - Doors open
  • 1:00PM - Announcements from Unearthed:
    Welcoming the startups
    Welcoming the supporters and VIP's in attendance
  • 5:00PM - Startup Exchange concludes
    Announce winner: most up-voted startup by attendees throughout the day
  • 5:00-7:00PM - Networking, socializing



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BattleBorn: Hackathon

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Friday March 9th

  • 5:00PM - Doors open
  • 6:00PM - Opening welcomes and speeches
    • 6:00PM - Welcome from Unearthed
    • 6:10PM - Keynote Speaker: Michael Brown, President, Barrick USA
    • 6:25PM - Keynote Speaker: Paul Anderson, GEOD
    • 6:35PM - Keynote Speaker: Missy Young, CIO, Switch
    • 6:50PM - Keynote Speaker: Michelle Ash, Chief Innovation Officer, Barrick
  • 7:05PM - Concluding announcements & hackathon begins!
  • 7:15-8:00PM - Challenge briefing sessions led by Barrick mentors
    • Dinner and drinks served to all (innovators, observers)
    • Local data download and distribution
    • Team forming (for those without teams)
  • 8:00PM - Teams find their work spaces at the space, hackathon starts!
    • Observers begin to depart as the hackathon activities commence
    • Mentor announcements
  • 12:00AM - Venue closes

Saturday March 10th

  • 8:00AM - Doors open
  • 10:00-10:30AM - Optional mentor briefing session for all
  • 12:00PM - Pit stop! Teams provide quick 1 minute updates on projects and lunch break
  • 5:30-6:00PM - Stretch session
  • 6:00-7:00PM - Dinner, drinks and socialising (give your fingers a break...)
  • 12:00AM - Venue closes

Sunday March 11th

  • 8:00AM - Doors open
  • 9:00-9:30PM - Optional final mentor briefing session
  • 11:30-2:00PM - Pitch coaching sessions for all teams (each team given 15 minutes with a mentor to receive feedback on their pitch before the final presentation)
  • 3:00PM - Cut off deadline to submit projects!
  • 4:00PM - Pitches begin, top teams selected in final pitches based on quality shown in pitch coaching sessions
  • 6:00-6:30PM - Short dinner break
  • 7:30PM - Pitches conclude, judges break to select winners
  • 8:00PM - Prize winners announced, photo opportunities!
  • 8:30PM - Call for thank you announcements and remaining schedule of BattleBorn
  • 9:00PM - Venue closes
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BattleBorn: Boot Camps

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Boot Camp #1: Challenge Intro's, How to Succeed at a Hackathon, Team Forming Exercises & more

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Boot Camp #2 - Tech On boarding & Mining 101

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Wednesday March 7th, 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Rob Roy's Innevation Center, powered by Switch

A full day of exercises to bring BattleBorn innovators up to speed in preparation for the hackathon. Exercises will be led by Amazon Web Services, Cisco & Barrick. Technology partners will run workshops on how to use platforms and open technologies that will be made available during the hackathon.

Doors Open

9:30AM - 12:00PM
Session: AWS Cloud Computing

12:00PM - 12:30PM
Lunch Break

12:30PM - 3:00PM
Session: Introduction to Mining Workshop
Chih Ting Lo, Barrick

3:00PM - 5:00PM
Tech Boot Camp from Cisco DevNet
"Using Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMS) to Deliver Blue Dot Indoor Location Positioning"
Tessa Mero, Developer Evangelist, Cisco DevNet



Boot Camp #3 - Social Events

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Thursday March 8th, 5:00PM - 8:00PM

In preparation for the hackathon, come down from 5:00-8:00PM for a final chance to form your team, meet fellow innovators and get ready for the BattleBorn hackathon!

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