Codeathon: Coding for Women's Health

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Promotional flyer for the August 2014 Codeathon

About

Codeathon: Coding for Women's Heath took place August 15-17 2014 at Ace Hotel New York. Ace Hotel, in partnership with the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) and Jawbone presented this installment the health-based series. With a focus on women's heath, and building upon the "intersection of technology and data", the event aimed to spur innovation in the health and technology space, and to set standards for what a "healthy codeathon" environment should entail. This instance of Codeathon was supported by Sweetgreen and Equinox.

Times and Location

Location

Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel New York
20 W 29th Street, New York NY 10001
(N/R) to 28th St; all 34th St trains are a short walk, too
Enter the hotel; walk mid-lobby and go down stairs. At the bottom, make a right.

Presentation Day

Sunday August 17th 2014
4:00 PM, Free and open to the public
RSVP required

Schedule

Friday

03:30 PM - Arrival: salad time, registration, get an Up band, finalize teams
04:30 PM - Keynote speaker; welcome notes
04:45 PM - Work time begins
07:45 PM - Stretch with Equinox (optional, strongly encouraged)

Saturday

09:30 AM - Arrival; light breakfast snacks; regroup
10:00 AM - Full on work mode. This is the core dev day! Focus in.
01:00 PM - Lunch at Sweetgreen (2 blocks south; customize your salad)
01:45 PM - Room's back open to work; filter in n get going till 6:45
02:00 PM - Team photos (quick + easy, times assigned on Friday)
06:45 PM - Stretch with Equinox (optional, strongly encouraged)

Sunday

09:30 AM - Arrival; light breakfast snacks; regroup
10:00 AM - Full on work mode.
02:00 PM - Submit your work to Jawbone
02:00 PM - Salads at Sweetgreen; presentation prep time
04:00 PM - Doors open to public
04:30 PM - Program begins; introductions and keynotes
04:55 PM - Presentations begin. 7 min per max with Q&A from judges
06:10 PM - Closing remarks

Teams & Products

  • BumpedUP by Fleetwood Macbook
  • Feasted by Black Unicorn
  • Jill and the Beanstock by The Beanstalks
  • MealVite by Undefined
  • Mamma knows BEST by ITPeople
  • Mustard by Danger
  • Plum by Wiced

Resources

Rubric

  • Design
  • Addressing the prompt: Women's Nutrition
  • Creativity
  • Potential impact
  • Health of the team (sleep and steps tracked using Jawbone UP)

Special Guests

Partners

Social Media

  • @acehotel
  • @jawbone and @JawboneDev
  • @SELFmagazine
  • @sweetgreen
  • @equinox
  • Hashtag #code4health

Winners

The August 2014 Codeathon was won by team Black Unicorn for their project Feasted.