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High Level Event Flow

Friday, November 20th

(Unconference Day)

1:00pm - 1:10pm Welcome and Kickoff
1:10pm - 1:30pm: Introductory remarks: Sandy Pentland

1:30pm - 2:15pm: (Un)Panel Discussions / Facilitated Ideation

  • (Un)Panel 1: Future Commerce Business Problems and Prospects?
  • (Un)Panel 2: Future Commerce Legal Problems and Prospects?
  • (Un)Panel 3: Future Commerce Technology Problems and Prospects?

2:15pm - 3:00pm: UnConference & Hackathon Project Agenda Setting

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm: Period 1: (Breakout sessions)
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Period 2: (Breakout sessions)
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm: Period 3: (Breakout sessions)

6:00pm - 6:30pm: Unconference sessions' Report Outs, Preview of Remaining Agenda and Announcements

Friday Night

Space Provided for Team Hacking
Options for Games and Social Activities

Saturday, November 21st

(Hackathon Day 1)

10:00am - 10:15am: Saturday Overview & Schedule
10:15am - 11:00am: Project Pitches & Team Formation
11:00am - 1:00pm: Team Formation (con't) and Team Hacking
1:00pm - 6:00pm: Team Hacking
2:00pm - 5:00pm: Optional Learning Sessions (Tutorials, Workshops, etc)

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Period 1: (Learning sessions)
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm: Period 2: (Learning sessions)
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Period 3: (Learning sessions)

6:00pm - 6:15pm: Wrap up of First Hackathon Day and Next Steps

Saturday Night:

  • Space Provided for Team Hacking
  • Options for Games and Social Activities
  • CodeProm?

Sunday, November 22nd

(Hackathon Day 2)

10:00am - 2:00pm: Team Hacking
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Presentation to Judges
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Judges Deliberation

  • Some entertainment is being planned for this period of deliberation
  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm: Results & Awards

    Continuing Options

    Continuing and future options for post-event collaboration via, upcoming IAP projects and other offerings will be discussed and linked from the event website at