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Media Advisory - You're invited to WestJet's first Hackathon #hackinthehangar/


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CALGARY, June 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Some of the top minds in technology are coming to WestJet's campus for its inaugural Hackathon on Monday, June 18 at the Russ White Hangar. Media are invited to attend the kick-off of WestJet's #hackinthehangar where teams will be challenged to focus on world-class solutions for WestJet's premium global traveller. Interview opportunities with WestJet's chief digital and innovation officer along with some of the brightest and creative minds in technology will be available upon request.

Over 100 attendees will be participating in WestJet's first-ever #hackinthehangar with teams from Adobe, Amazon, Deloitte Digital, Facebook, Google, Hootsuite, Huge Inc., IBM, LinkedIn, Media Experts/IPG, Microsoft, Panasonic Avionics, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Snapchat and Twitter. Each team will also be complimented by two WestJetters and a premium guest traveller.

WHAT:
WestJet's first Hackathon (Media Availability)

WHEN:
Monday, June 18, 2018

WHO:
Alfredo C. Tan, WestJet's chief digital and innovation officer
TBD, Hackathon participants

TIME:
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m. (Event Kick-Off/Interviews & B-Roll)       

WHERE:
WestJet Campus – Russ White Hangar
22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary, Alta.
*Please park in Orange Lot across from visitor parking if the lot is full

 

 

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Each team will also be complimented by two WestJetters and a premium guest traveller.

Nit picker alert, compliment/complement,  do they really mean compliment?  There is a difference. 🤓

Impressive lineup of participants though.

Edited by Innuendo

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I believe it means that two Westjetters will heap praise upon each participant. :)

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I guess you could say that it is a compliment to WJ that the impressive list of participants have seen fit to participate.

I know, I know,  😳,  I'm on my way out the door.

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Thought the first WJ "hackathon" was directed on Air Canada a few years ago! And it wasn't from a hangar!🐒🐒

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