DCH6

DemoCampHamilton6 Details


When: Tuesday March 20th, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

Where: Twelve Eighty Pub @ McMaster University – 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, Ontario

Directions\Parking: It can be a bit tricky to find Twelve Eighty the first time – so please come early! Your best bet for parking on campus is to come in from the Sterling Street entrance and park in the lots next to the Student Centre. The Twelve Eighty pub is located just down the big set of stairs in the Student Centre – just ask any Mac student in the Student Centre and they’ll point you where to go!

Tickets: Sign up here

DemoCamp is an event format that involves a keynote speaker, about 5 software demos which each consist of 5 minutes of actually demoing the software and 5 minutes of Q&A, followed by general socializing with the good company in attendance. Send inquiries to democamp@softwarehamilton.com.

 

Keynote Speaker


 

Joel AugĂ© – CEO/Co-Founder of HitGrab


Building a great gaming company

 
Joel (@joelauge) is the CEO and co-founder of HitGrab Inc, a leader in social gaming. In March of 2008, HitGrab created MouseHunt, which is now one of the most successful (in terms of user engagement) games on Facebook.  HitGrab has also created LevynLight, a ‘light’ fantasy RPG that’s focused on simplicity, allowing you to jump in at anytime and have quick bursts of fun throughout the day!

 

Sponsors


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Demos


Demo 1
indieoption (@indieoption) is a networking hub designed for independent filmmakers to find the resources (cast, crew, locations, props, etc.) necessary to develop their project. It provides a collaborative environment where we can organize and manage our teams to increase our production value and create a product that people will want to watch.

Demo 2
Snakehead Games (@snakeheadgames)

Demo 3
Campus Social is a web service and mobile app that helps student clubs promote events and manage their online presence. Student clubs and societies can get a customized mobile app, mobile website and a event publishing platform that makes it easy to promote events and get the word out about upcoming activities. Demo by Alex Alywin (@alexalywin).

Demo 4
FluidMedia will demo a developer-level R&D tracking service.

Demo 5
Green Pixel (@GreenPixelDev)

Demo 6
“Social Hamilton” (tentative name) by Steve Veerman, a web app which aggregates social media information from ‘places’ (businesses, restaurants, schools, etc) across Hamilton and allows a user to quickly find events and updates in the city.