From the official website;
SocialDevCamp is the unconference for developers, entrepreneurs, and marketers working with the social web. Come for two days of talks about development and implementation of social apps, platforms, APIs, mobile, identity management, business cases, and new media topics. Participate in the developers’ Hackathon Contest, where you can complete to win prizes and recognition by constructing social apps in a team over the weekend. Join some of the brightest minds in the Midwest for a weekend of fun, learning, and coding!
- Hackathon Contest with judges Harper Reed, Peter Morano, and Pek Pongpaet
- Talks from regional leaders including Alex Bratton, Harper Reed, Blagica Bottigliero, Daliah Saper, John R. Dallas, Jr., and Pek Pongpaet
- BarCamp Style unconference format, where everyone is encouraged to participate by coding, volunteering, discussing, or speaking!
Developer Hackathon Contest Saturday & Sunday
Bring your laptops and development tools this year! One of the exciting new features of this year’s SocialDevCamp is the Hack-a-thon contest. During this 2-day event, developers work alone or in teams to build social media-related applications, present their applications to the attendees, and compete for prizes in several categories. There is a set deadline for submission, and following the presentations, the judges votes are tallied and the prizes awarded.
When: November 7-8, 2009, 9:00am-6:00pm
Where: Illinois Institute of Technology
3201 South State Street
Cost: FREE, just Your Participation (Register Here)
Hat tip to the Chicago Nerd Social Club