From the students, faculty and pros assembled, we’ll create “dream teams” with a mix of necessary disciplines — content, design, technology and business — who will learn to work together in the crucible of the Makeathon. The weekend will be a combination of focused talks and training from innovation leaders and experts, work sessions and final presentations of solutions from each team. Faculty and industry experts will provide expertise to each team and help them rapidly develop their product or concept. Teams will envision, map and pitch a startup use for Internet of Things, sensor journalism or other hardware that can deliver a singular idea, product, service, or process to solve a problem in the media industry. Rather than a traditional Hackathon focused on coding and building, this one will be about collaboration, team-building and entrepreneurship.
Opening Salvo from Dana Coester (WVU) and Rules and Logistics from Alexandra Kanik.
The Internet of Things Landscape
Marketing and Your Business Plan
Concept Tasting and teams continue to work
Presenting Your Idea