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41st AEC Hackathon: Hacking Digital Construction and Real Estate

Tickers, Registration and full event Info with hyperlinks for complete information here: Registration and a ticket required for admission.
https://bit.ly/2XiNU79
The info copied below is the same but without the hyperlinks.

The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon is coming back to Seattle for another year. The event was created to give those designing, building, and maintaining our built environment the opportunity to collaborate with cutting edge technologies and its developers and designers. It has quickly become a community of innovators that include all elements of the built environment, not just AEC all around the world.

Schedule:
Friday evening:
6 pm Doors Open (Open to the Public)
7 – 7:30 pm Damon Hernandez, AEC Hackathon Executive Director
Salla Palos, Microsoft, Director of Transformation Services
Mollie Fadule, Investor at Cephas Partners and Board Member at CREW
7:30 pm Lighting Rounds / Team Formation
10 pm Adjourn

Saturday:
9 am Doors open
11 AM – 12 PM Magic Leap workshop with engineers from the Magic Leap Team
12 PM – 1 PM Lunch and Hacking
1 – 2 PM Unity and AEC – Mark Schoennagel of the Unity AEC Team will lead a workshop. Mark is the Lead Evangelist focused on the Automotive and AEC verticals while leading the Americas team of Unity Evangelists.
2 – 3 PM The Future of Real Estate, Panel Discussion:
Mollie Fadule, Cephas Partners and CREW,
Simon Stevenson, Professor or Real Estate at UW
Sam DeBord, Real Estate Standards Organization and Seattle Homes,
Drew Meyers, Geek Estate
3 – 4 PM The Future of Construction, Panel Discussion:
Shaan Hurley, Autodesk Research,
Damon Hernandez, AEC Hackathon Executive Director
Stefan Schneider, CutMyTimber
Greg Howes, AEC Hackathon
10 pm Adjourn

Sunday:
9 am Doors Open
1 pm Hacking Concludes
1:30 pm Artificial Intelligence and Real Estate, Presentation by Bryan Copley, CEO of CityBLDR
2 pm Team Presentations (Open to the Public)
6 pm Adjourn

Unity is a Community Sponsor of our Hackathons and their AEC Team will be available as mentors and advisors at the Hackathon
Shaan Hurley, Autodesk Research – Shaan will participate in the hackathon as a mentor.

Autodesk and Unity announced a partnership at Autodesk University and the Gaming, CAD and AEC industries are converging as the building industry becomes a technology industry and the built environment evolves into an innovation platform.

This has become THE event for creating innovation for these industries so get engaged today! Our world faces fresh new problems that urgently need brilliant minds to solve them and this is the community that is improving how our world is designed, built, and operated.

We completed a great 40th AEC Hackathon in last month at Facebook’s HQ in Silicon Valley https://www.gabreport.com/aec-hackathon-6-1-inspires-creative-solutions
and in January in Copenhagen (great video here) https://youtu.be/jL6ZZ1USakc
and in Berlin last July (another short video here) https://youtu.be/mX01YqX-kfo
but now it is time for Seattle to push forward at the leading edge of digital construction.

Here is a post I wrote on linkedin with a lot more on our AEC Hackathons and our global community.
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/hacking-10-trillion-construction-industry-40-aec-hackathons-howes

Please register asap so we can better organize and plan.

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