WHAT IS ‘APPS FOR SEPTA’?


Devnuts teams up with SEPTA for their second "Hack-A-Thon" event. "Apps for Septa" is a weekend-long civic coding event focused on building web, mobile or social applications that use SEPTA data and APIs held at Devnuts. This the second annual civic hacking event focused on using SEPTA data and APIs.

Participants will have the option of demoing their app for the SEPTA staff on Monday.

See what was built last year on the apps page

COME HANG OUT!

Come participate in the SEPTA “Hack-a-Thon”, or simply come hang out with some of the most innovative minds in the Philadelphia area. The $5 entry fee grants you access to the event, a “Apps For SEPTA” t-shirt, food, and beverages. The hackathon will run August 4th and 5th.

Check below for a more detailed schedule, event info, and PRIZES!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY: PreHackathon @SEPTA HQ and @Devnuts (optional, no ticket required)

6:00pm-7:00pm

Tour of SEPTA control center

7:00pm

Transit back to Devnuts

8:00pm+

Food, beer, and whiteboards for anyone that wants to lay down some ideas for the weekend

SATURDAY: Hacking @Devnuts (ticketholders, mentors, press)

9:00am

Doors open. Coffee and Breakfast

10:00am

Hackathon begins. All attendees should be checked in

10:15am

Kick-off talk. Demos of APIs and re-hackable apps

1:00pm

BBQ

7:00pm

BBQ

SUNDAY Hacking and Demos @Devnuts (ticketholders, mentors, press, and judges)

9:00am

Coffee and Breakfast

1:00pm

BBQ

4:00pm

Design/Hacking wraps and demos get prepared

5:00pm

Demonstrations of all apps and prize distribution to the favorite projects of the weekend.

MONDAY: Staff Demos @SEPTA HQ (Demoers of functioning apps, press, SEPTA staff)

3:00pm

Repeat of demos for SEPTA staff and awarding of SEPTA choice honor & prize

ATTENDEES

Developer
Those who build the apps, utilizing their coding knowledge to turn ideas and pieces of information into a functioning app.

Remote hackers
no ticket required but must be on pro team with a ticketholder



Designer
Those who make the vision a reality, making sure their product is pixel perfect.


Entrepreneurs
Those who know what it takes to make the app useful, applying business knowledge to ensure the app meets user needs.


AWARDS & PRIZES

1st place - $300
2nd place - $200
3rd place - $100