BUILDING ON IT'S SUCCESS IN 2015, THE CONNECTED MUSIC CITY CHALLENGE IS BACK, BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER!
TechJam's Connected Music City Challenge is an innovation challenge that brings people of different skill sets and backgrounds together to create compelling city experiences in Adelaide using music as a theme and technology as a tool.
Participants will have the chance to work with industry leaders at a Product Development Workshop, before creating prototypes using the facilities available at AIE's studios. The challenge will conclude with a tradeshow style Judging Event, where winners will be awarded prizes from the likes of IBM, Adelaide City Council, AIE, Flinders NVI, St Paul's Creative Centre, Musitec + more!
WHO CAN GET INVOLVED?
Are you a...
APP DEVELOPER | GAME DEVELOPER | WEB DEVELOPER | CODER | MUSICIAN | CREATIVE DIRECTOR | IDEAS PERSON | MARKETING PROFESSIONAL | EVENT/PROJECT MANAGER | VISUAL DESIGNER
Start a team, or participate solo!
Registration will cost $50 per person for teams of up to four people, or $200 for larger teams. Teams must be regsitered by September 30th to be eligible to win prizes.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP | saturday october 1
You'll have the opportunity to hear frrom industry leaders about their experiences in music, technology and entrepreneurship. The afternoon will allow participants the opportunity to break away and have one on one meetings with industry mentors about your their idea or concept. This time will be best used to hone your product or concept before taking it into the prototyping phase.
PROTOTYPING WEEKEND | saturday and sunday october 15 and 16
The weekend will be run as a workshop, hosted by the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. Each of the participating teams will have access to the tools necessary to turn their concept into a prototype, ready for the Judging Showcase.
JUDGING SHOWCASE | monday october 24
Public will be invited to attend the judging showcase along with a panel of industry leading judges. Teams will each have a station from which they will be able to showcase their prototype. Judges will deliberate whilst networking and drinks occur, and major prize winners will be announced on the night.
WHAT'S UP FOR GRABS?
Prizes up for grabs include access to IBM's Global Entrepreneurial program, selected Certificate II courses thanks to AIE, entry into Flinders New Venture Institute's Venture Dorm, $2000 cash prize courtesy of Adelaide City Council, a 12 month St Paul's Creative Centre Hot Desk, Business Mentoring from Musitec + more!
The events will be run out of Adelaide, but if you wish to compete remotely please contact our team via the details at the bottom of this page.
TechJam is proudly supported by Musitec, Adelaide City Council, IBM, AIE, VAF Research, The Music Network, Chilliad Consulting, Yewth, EY, Open State, Hydra Consulting, Fresh 92.7, Flinders New Venture Institute, Start Me Up Adelaide, Made in Katana and Hill's Cider Company.
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