U.S. Bank API Hackathon Agenda

Day 1 - Wednesday, March 16
Day 2 - Thursday, March 17

Wednesday, March 16 (all times CT)

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome (Chris Higgins, CIO)

9:15 - 9:30
Overview of APIs and their role in Financial Services (Doug Nielson)

9:50 - 10:30
API Development Tools & Tips(Laura Heritage, Director of API Strategy, Akana

  • Rest 101 (Developing a RESTFUL API)
  • API Descriptor Language
  • RAML Basics
  • Akana Developer Portal Refresher

10:30 - 10:50
Consumer Banking Hackathon Challenges (Beth Dumke, VP Consumer Banking Product Dev & Innovation)

10:50 - 11:05
Break

11:05 - 11:30
Getting Started! Get ready to Hack!

  • Review Rules and Judging Criteria
  • How you should plan your work
  • We are here to help!

12:00 - 1:00
Coding Begins! Hack Away! - Working Lunch

  • During lunch our host will be around for questions!
  • Virtul teams - reach out to a pal and start thinking of ideas
  • Site locations:
    • Great time to eat, meet others.
    • Start thinking of ideas for the afternoon (can also hae working mtg. with your team to begin ideating)
  • Otherwise enjoy the time in room with your colleagues!

1:00 - 5:00
Hack Away!

2:30 - 2:45
Group check in - How is it going?

4:15 - 4:50
Check in and thoughts on preparing for Day 2

5:00
WOO HOO - Wrap and Thank you for your efforts on Day 1!



Thursday, March 17 - St. Patrick's Day!

9:00 - 9:30
Re-group + Questions

9:30 - 12:00
Coding (cont.)

10:30 - 10:45
Check in - Preview of your status

  • Anyone ready to share?
  • Anyone need help?

12:00 - 1:00
Working Lunch

  • Share to win! This is a great time to preview your concept with others!

1:00 - 2:00
Coding (cont.)

2:00 - 4:30
Developer Demos/Presentations

4:30 - 5:00
Winners are announced