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BattleBorn: Hackathon

  • Rob Roy's Innevation Center, powered by Switch 3rd Floor, 6795 South Edmond Street Las Vegas, NV, 89118 United States (map)


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
Earlier Event: March 3
BattleBorn: Boot Camps
Later Event: March 12
BattleBorn: Startup Exchange