The first ever Watson Hackathon brings together developers, UX/UI designers, entrepreneurs, and creatives in the pursuit of cognitive app excellence and a shot at some $25,000 in prizes.

With NUI Central, IBM Watson is executing its first hackathon around its World of Watson conference.

It’s a must attend opportunity to leverage the power of Watson and the Watson ecosystem, so that you can build the cognitive computing app of your dreams. An entire community of developers, UX/UI designers, entrepreneurs, and creatives are converging to team-up, share ideas and experiences, and learn from one another in the pursuit of cognitive app excellence and a shot at some of the $25,000 in prizes.

For a $20 pass, use promo code WWDEV2015 when you register at bit.ly/watsondeveloper2015. Discounted price for hackathon attendees will be shown after credit card/payment selection.

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How to enter

For a $20 pass, use promo code WWDEV2015 when you register at bit.ly/watsondeveloper2015. Discounted price for hackathon attendees will be shown after credit card/payment selection.

Judges

Ken Lonyai

Ken Lonyai
NUI Central

Michael Karasick

Michael Karasick
VP Innovations, IBM Watson

Thomas Lehrman

Thomas Lehrman
Partner, Haystack Partners

Rob High

Rob High
IBM Watson

Judging Criteria

  • Idea
  • Business Model
  • Content Definition/Accessibility
  • Presentation
  • App