EveryoneHacks Chicago

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

As we near the event, here’s our detailed breakdown of schedule and speakers so you can make the most of your hacking weekend. Don’t forget to sign up via our handy dandy ticketing tool (also known as Eventbrite):

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Lightning Talks*

  • Crisis Communications
    Anne Peterson, Director of Digital Strategy at Lipman Hearne
  • UI/UX: Design and Impact
    Donna Becerra, Senior UX Architect & Design Strategist at United Airlines
  • Tropo Api Overview
    Johnny ‘Diggz’ Higgins, Developer Evangelist at Voxeo Labs/Tropo, Founder of Geeks Without Bounds
  • Red Cross Response
    Jim McGowan, Manager of Operations Analysis and Disaster Dispatch at Greater Chicago Region Red Cross
  • Apps to Empower Contest
    Derek Kopke, Executive Vice President of International Business Development at DataWind
  • Splunk API Overview
    Dave Hazekamp, Sr. Solutions Developer at Splunk
  • How to Get Hired as an Engineer
    Erik Kingery, Chief Technology Officer at Wellspring Worldwide
  • Groupon Tech Initiatives Overview
    Heather Corallo, Senior Staffing Manager, Engineering at Groupon
  • Pumping Station: One Overview
    Jim Burke, Freelance Graphic Designer at Maker Media

*Slots are available for participants to give impromptu talks on related topics of their choice. Contact Lindsay Oliver of Geeks Without Bounds for more information or to reserve your slot ahead of time.*

Workshops

  • Low-Income Youth Issues
    Amy Milner-Gorvine, Social Studies/History Teacher at Howard Area Leadership Academy
  • Community Management
    Anne Peterson, Director of Digital Strategy at Lipman Hearne
  • Tropo Api Deep Dive
    Johnny ‘Diggz’ Higgins, Developer Evangelist at Voxeo Labs/Tropo, Founder of Geeks Without Bounds
  • Red Cross Datasets and Challenges
    Jim McGowan, Manager of Operations Analysis and Disaster Dispatch at Greater Chicago Region Red Cross
  • Groupon Tech Initiatives Deep Dive
    Heather Corallo, Senior Staffing Manager, Engineering at Groupon

Judges

Melissa Pierce, Entrepreneur at Large: Chicago Women Developers, Where Are the Women, Everpurse, RVSX
Heather Corallo, Senior Staffing Manager, Engineering at Groupon
Derek Kopke, Executive Vice President of International Business Development at Datawind
David Hazekamp, Sr. Solutions Developer at Splunk
Lindsay Oliver, Content Creator and Event Facilitator at Geeks Without Bounds
Johnny ‘Diggz’ Higgins, Developer Evangelist at Voxeo Labs/Tropo, Founder of Geeks Without Bounds

Check out the Storify from our previous EveryoneHacks event in SFO!

Special Thanks to Sponsors and Partners
Groupon
Datawind
Splunk
Chicago Women Developers
American Red Cross, Greater Chicago Region
Tropo
Wellspring Worldwide
Pumping Station: One

Cheers, and can’t wait to see you, Chicago!