Special Events

2015 CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

Special Events
05 May, 2015

2015 CITRIS Mobile App Challenge


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Original Post

To promote innovation, community service, and career development among UC Berkeley students, The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) hosted a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps that address needs in the following categories:

Civic Tech & Smart Communities
Energy, Climate & Environment
Over the course of the spring 2015 semester, more than 50 students across 13 teams developed apps. Learn more about the challenge at

We invite you to attend a Public Pitch/Demo Day on May 5th where teams will give short presentations to both a panel of judges and the UCB community. Prizes of up to $2500 will be awarded in various categories including most votes by you!

Demo Day Schedule

1:00 - 2:40 pm: Team Presentations
2:40 - 3:30 pm: Public Showcase and Reception w/ light refreshments
3:30 - 4:00 pm: Awards Ceremony

The 2015 CITRIS Mobile App Challenge is made possible through the generous sponsorship of these following organizations: Microsoft, IBM, AT&T, the University of California, Pinterest, Berkeley Center for New Media, Social Apps Lab, and Amazon Web Services.

RSVP now!

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