HYSEA to organize HACKERS SUMMIT
Hyderabad July 8 (INN): HYSEA is organizing the first ever Hackers Summit in Hyderabad from 9-11 July at IIIT, Hyderabad in association with Hyderabadhackers.in alliance which includes organizations like devthon.org, Uptec Idealabs, Startup Weekend, HackMania, Gaming Hackathons (by Startup Hyderabad), AngelHack, Fest.info, Null Hyderabad, Coding Saturdays & Edukinect. The other organizations partnering include imgeek, Girls in Tech, Hyderabad, Memilog, Headstart Higher, IIIT, H, Startup Hyderabad, Dirt 9, BITS, Hyderabad, Meraevents.com ESCI, Collab House, Startup Saturday.
The summit will bring together celebrated hackers and start-ups to build momentum and opportunity around hacking events. By celebrating the spirit of hacking community in India, it will be a Hacking Carnival featuring talks by celebrated Hackers, Deep-dive tech sessions in unconference style, acknowledging winners of various hacking events, a Hackathon of Hackathons and a Hackers Hiring event.
Speaking as a prelude to the summit Ramesh Loganathan, President, HYSEA and MD Progress Software said, 'Hacker-unconference sessions will bring hacker/open-source thought leaders on emerging technologies and hacking tips/tricks in Cloud, Mobile, IoT, security, JS and more. It will be a gathering of people who share values and a bigger vision of the impact they want to have on the world'.
Some of the prominent speakers for the summit include: Jay Kota, Director, Engineering - Google Hyderabad, Prashant Aditya Susarla, SVP - Products & Engineering,PayU, Janakiram M, TechEvangelist-Analyst, Akhil Neni, Co-Founder, WeSecureApp, Lohith GN, Developer Evangelist, Telerik, John Werner, Head of Innovation & New Ventures, MIT Media Lab, Aditya Narisetty, Housing.com, Chandra Balani -Head Business Development,Amazon, Srikanth A. - Data Architect,Cyient Insights & Arun Chinnachamy - CTO,MySmartPrice, Rajdeep Dua, Director R&D, VMware, JaiPradeesh, FirefoxOS Evengelist,& Harini Raghavan, Principal Group Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft India.
Hacker Showcase shall acknowledge and showcase the finalists/winners of all the prominent hackathons held in last one year including CSI Devthon, Startup Weekends, JNTU Excite, Healthcare Bio Asia, Smart Cities HackMania and LVPEI-MIT. Maker Space will have live and interactive stalls on 3d Printing, IoT and other emerging technologies. Hacker Spotfix will have rapid hacking challenges, Maker Challenges and Build-off.
A Mega Hackathon will be conducted as part of the Pre-event build up to the hacker summit on 9-10 July. The hackathon shall have professional and budding hackers (students) collaborating and competing with each other. We expect great hackers, Mentors to make this a memorable event for hackers.
As part of celebrating hackers, the summit will also host a hacker Hiring event with the most sought after Startupshiring employees from among freshers and experienced professionals that are actively engaged on open source projects and regularly participate in hackathons and start-up idea prototyping events. The Hiring event will be driven by Headstart Higher.
News Posted: 8 July, 2015
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