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ABOUT THE HACKATHON

Netrix and Microsoft have come together to host the first ever Azure Bot Hackathon in Chicago.

Join us on July 13th at the Microsoft Technology Center for this all day event. This is an opportunity for you to leverage the Azure Bot Framework and tap into the Microsoft Office 365 suite to bring out new solutions and workloads in the Azure AI stack and more.

The Azure Bot Hackathon is open to all developers and architects alike. Bring a team of 3 to 4 people for a full day of geeking out, brainstorming, and challenging yourself to build creative and innovative solutions for everyday problems. 

WHY JOIN A HACKATHON?

Young and vibrant engineers are always looking for an opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas and solutions to executives. The Azure Bot Hackathon ends with a chance to pitch your solutions to C-level executives of top organizations in Chicago. Network with people from different backgrounds and company cultures and gain insight into different ways of working. It is an amazing opportunity to explore new technologies, tools, and methodologies that you can take back to your day job.

 

Date & Time

Friday, July 13, 2018
9:00 - 4:00 PM CST

Location

Microsoft Technology Center
333 W Wacker Drive, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Agenda

08:00 am - 08:30 am   : Breakfast
08:30 am - 09:00 am   : Introductions
09:00 am - 09:45 am   : Break out session for your team to huddle up and brainstorm on what to build
09:45 am - 10:00 am   : Break
10:00 am - 02:00 pm   : Build your bot
02:00 pm - 02:15 pm   : Break
02:15 pm - 03:15 pm   : Bot presentations 
03:15 pm  - 03:30 pm  : Break
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm  : Ending Ceremony
04:30 pm  - 06:00 pm : Optional  Networking and Drinks

FAQs

WHAT IS A HACKATHON?

Contrary to what people think, a hackathon is not about hacking a network or computer. A hackathon is an event focused on technology where programmers get together to collaborate on a project to "hack" towards with a solution. 

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Developers and programmers interested developing Azure and Office 365 workloads. 

CAN I COME ALONE OR DO I NEED TO FORM A TEAM?

Can't find a team? No worries! We'll pair you up for with others for the day.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO BRING FOR THIS EVENT?

Please bring your laptop and any chargers you may need to last throughout the day. You will also need a photo ID to get into the building. 

WHAT SKILLS ARE NEEDED FOR THE BOT HACKATHON?

We encourage 200-400 level programmers and developers. 

WILL WE BE LEARNING MORE ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

AI is at the heart of this event. The Bot Hackathon will give you an inside look into how Microsoft is utilizing AI into it's Azure IT stack of services and workloads for Office 365.

 

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