A hack weekend, bringing together Oxford’s finest business brains, designers and developers to explore new opportunities for bleeding edge digital tech.
Oxford, 14th - 16th November 2014
Present your idea • Build a team • Develop the idea • Pitch it to experts
14th - 16th November 2014
An intense weekend of making and pitching with advice from business and technology mentors
Make sure you read the resources section before you arrive so you get the most out of the weekend
Time for teams to develop the ideas. Mentors will be available throughout the day for advice and support
Placi Espejo from Bicester Vision will run a pitching techniques workshop
Book a feedback session with a business mentor throughout the day
More time to develop the ideas
Time to prepare pitches ready to present to the expert panel
Teams pitch their ideas to the expert panel
The expert panel will award a winner
All teams update each other on their progress to date in 1 minute.
Explore the potential for browser-to-browser real-time data connections to create new experiences and services.
Build projects that connect devices to the Internet.
Create public or private internets, limited in time and place, to extend the reach of the internet or use the mobility of a crowd.
Each technology will be introduced by an expert in the field, who will stick around to help teams over the weekend.
Business mentors will be around to support with pitches and commercial advice
Judges will decide on the best pitches, considering the tech, design and business proposition
The weekender will take place in the new John Henry Brookes building in the Headington Campus of Oxford Brookes University. This amazing space provides the perfect environment to support teams in generating and developing their concepts, pitching, sharing ideas and making new connections.