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USA: Zero Emission InnEVation Presented by SF BayLEAFs

Hosted by Nissan Research Center – Silicon Valley

Come and join us between April 25th through the 27th to help create a more sustainable future. Tweet about this competition: #ZEInnEVation, and form teams on HackerLeague.

We are looking for technical as well as non-technical people to build web apps, mobile apps, develop business ideas and concepts and to put together hardware hacks. We would like to help address the challenges and opportunities associated with the transition to Zero Emission transportation, and hope that you will share our passion on this mission.

Create, eat great food, compete for prizes across different categories, and most importantly: network with like-minded people to work on new or current projects.Our sponsors will give you inspiration for your ideas and help you to realize them.

Nissan Research Center – Silicon Valley will be on hand to inspire your ideas on how to improve EV ownership experience.

Schneider Electric – French-based global specialist in energy management wants to meet bright people with new ideas.

OSIsoft – Global leader in enterprise infrastructure for management of real time data and events is providing tools, and will help access our sample vehicle data.

ESRI – is providing technology that enables organizations to create responsible and sustainable solutions to problems at local and global scales.

ChargePoint – the biggest and fastest growing EV charging network in the country is proud to support this event with its network data and APIs.

SAP – the world leader in enterprise software and software-related services is providing OpenXC-based vehicle simulator, complete with a steering wheel, pedals, and a connection to SAP analytics tools Lumira & HANA

Additional tools, data and API access provided by: Glen Canyon Corporation (advanced smart metering), PlugShare (charging locator), Twillio (service credit and API), Local Motion.

We supply: inspiring introduction presentations, APIs, code samples, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. In addition, our event partners are bringing a group of technical mentors to assist you in building faster, smarter and better solutions using new tools.

You bring: your laptop, skills, ideas and enthusiasm for zero emission transportation. Please arrive with a collaborative team-focused mindset. Feel free to form teams in advance on HackerLeague, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or on We will do our best to help facilitate attendee communication leading up to the event.

Whether you are an EV driver or not, a backend developer, who likes to code in JEE/Ruby/PHP/.NET, a front-end UI wizard, or are a designer, you are invited to attend this event. Every group will need a good balance of talent, and your development skills are definitely needed! Please register early, tickets are limited.

PRESS PASS INQUIRY – send your request and credentials to


Day 1, Friday April 25, 2014

18:00 Registration opens, reception & networking
19:00 Opening speeches – Nissan, SF BayLEAFs, Schneider Electric, OSIsoft
19:30 API introductions; participant pitches
21:00 Evening shutdown

Day 2, Saturday April 26, 2014

08:00 Opening, breakfast buffet served
08:30 Competition kicks off!
12:30 Lunch buffet served
18:30 Dinner buffet served
22:00 Evening shutdown

Day 3, Sunday April 27, 2014

08:00 Opening, breakfast buffet served
08:30 Competition Starts
12:30 Entry submission deadline
12:30 Lunch buffet served
13:45 Presentations and judging begin
17:00 Winner annoucnement & prizes
17:30 Closing

Event participation contingent upon acceptance of the official Competition rules. Find Competition rules and list of prizes here.

Tweet about your idea and participation with #ZEInnEVation
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