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How Hackathons Work

Gene Chorba
Ionic Security/GSU
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Student Center East, Room 217

During this talk I will be talking about how hackathons work, the benefits of participating, and how to prepare.

  • What is a hackathon?
  • How does a hackathon work?
  • The benefits of hackathons.
  • What should I bring?
  • Finding teammates
  • Collaboration
  • Pitching your project
Speaker's Bio: 

While working full time at Atlanta based startup Ionic Security, Gene attends a Hackathon almost every weekend. He has attended over 50 Hackathons and won prizes at more than 40 of them. He has been written about in the AJC, Huffington Post, Federal Times and many other places. Gene is also a hackathon organizer and developer evangelist.