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All events will be held in the Computer Science & Engineering Building, Room 1202 (Auditorium)

Monday, April 5th, 2010 - Hack U Kickoff Dinner

Everything you need to know about the hack competition including hack examples, web programming tips as well as plenty of food, t-shirts, raffle prizes and fun.
Time: 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 - Guest Lecture: Douglas Crockford: Javascript- The Good Parts

Time: 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 - Informal Office Hours

Come by to meet with our engineers, brainstorm ideas, ask questions about specific technology and/or get help with your hack. Brain food provided!
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Open Tech Night Dinner

Tricks of the Trade: Rapid Prototyping, YQL & YUI3a
Time: 6:00pm

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 - Official 24-hour Hack Competition Official Kickoff & Dinner

Let the Hacking begin! Ongoing talks, Food, Music, Games, Raffle prizes and Fun throughout the day/night in central base camp area.
Time: 5:00pm

Friday, April 9th, 2010 - Hack Demos, Judging, Dinner and Awards

Show off your hack for a chance to win: netbooks, headphones, gift certificates and of course, the grand prize trip to California for the Open Hack Showdown.
Remote support will be provided at You can hack remotely, but must be present at the demos to win.
Time: 5:00 pm

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