Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season
PROFHACKS 2017
February 4th and 5th

About




ProfHacks II

Rowan University’s student branch of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is hosting its second hackathon! Located in Glassboro, New Jersey and just half an hour away from Philadelphia, Rowan University is proud to host this event and welcomes anyone, from first-timers to full-stack devs. If you have a cool technology idea that you want to make happen, this event is for you!

Location

ProfHacks will be located in Rowan Hall at 600 North Campus Drive, Glassboro, NJ 08028.





Schedule

Time Event
10:00AM - 11:00AM Registration
11:00AM Opening Ceremony
12:00 PM Lunch and begin hacking
1:00PM - 2:00PM Team Building
3:30PM - 4:00PM MLH Hardware
5:00PM - 5:30PM Session - What is HCI?
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00PM - 7:30PM Session - GitHub
12:00 AM Midnight Snack
3:00 AM Late Night Snack
8:00 AM Breakfast
11:00 AM Project Submissions Due
11:00 AM Lunch
12:00PM - 12:30PM Science Fair set-up
12:30PM - 2:00PM Science Fair judging
2:30PM - 3:30PM Top 10 Hacks present
4:00PM - 4:30PM Closing ceremony

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FAQ




Who can attend?

Any high school, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend.


How will you decide between applicants?

Applications will be reviewed by committee and selected participants will and be notified via email. Rowan students are guaranteed acceptance to this event, but will still need to apply.


How much is this going to cost me?

ProfHacks is completely free! Food, drinks, and awesome swag are completely free of charge!


Where should I park?

You can park in Parking Lot D, right next to the engineering building.


What about team sizes?

The maximum number of people a team can have is four. Though encouraged, having a team beforehand is not necessary. If you want to form a team at ProfHacks, there will be a fun mixer beforehand to help you meet potential team members.


What should I bring?

You should bring some form of identification (driver’s license, school ID card, etc.), laptops, phones, chargers and sleeping gear. You will also need to sign a liability waiver and photo release form to gain admittance.


What shouldn’t I bring?

Tools such as power drills, Dremel drills and the like are prohibited. Articles such as weapons and alcohol are also prohibited. Any competitor found to be in possession of these articles will be disqualified from the competition.


Do we have travel reimbursement?

We will be offering travel reimbursement of up to $50 per person. You will be able to write your reason in the registration form and we will be picking based on whoever registers first. If you have a question, we recommend registering first and sending us an e-mail via our contact form.


What hardware will you have?

The following hardware will be available in the MLH Hardware Lab:

  • Alienware Laptop
  • Alienware X51, Dell Monitor
  • Keyboard & Mouse
  • Amazon Echo
  • Amazon Fire Phone
  • Arduino 101
  • Arduino Base Shield
  • Dell Gaming Laptop
  • Dell Monitor
  • Dell XPS 13 Windows
  • Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu
  • Intel Edison
  • Leap Motion
  • Muse Headband
  • Nest Cam
  • Nest Thermostat
  • Oculus Rift
  • Pebble Classic
  • Pebble Round
  • Pebble Time
  • Samsung Gear VR
  • Grove Kit Sensors
  • Photon (Provided by both MLH and ProfHacks)

I have a question that's not answered here; what should I do?

We’re here for you! Send us an email at team@profhacks.com or feel free to reach out to us on Twitter.

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