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The SAP TechEd Meetup in Palo Alto, October 21-22, is a unique opportunity for Silicon Valley software developers. The intimate, “unplugged” format provides direct access to thought leaders, experts and peers. Hack-out real software solutions to real-life business challenges at Hack Day. SAP customers and partners, entrepreneurs, startups and university students are welcome.

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Unplugged Sessions

It’s a real Silicon Valley and Bay Area developer who’s-who. Get new ideas from industry visionaries and experts. Learn how to use new technologies to create advanced apps and user experiences. Connect with local developers.



Hack Day

Test your creativity and skills to solve real-life business challenges. In real time — side by side with SAP customers and experts.

Ford + SAP: The Connected Car

Ford + SAP:
The Connected Car

Work with experts from Ford’s Silicon Valley Lab and SAP to create the next generation of connected car apps and services. You’ll have access to cutting-edge APIs like OpenXC, SAP’s Connected Car API and SAP HANA.

Sample scenarios

Ford + SAP: The Connected Car

SAP TechEd Meetup Connected Car Challenge with Ford

Hear from TJ Giuli from Ford’s Silicon Valley Labs as he explains what technologies and APIs will be available for developers participating at Hack Day

Watch the interview



SAP Labs 3475 Deer Creek Road Palo Alto, California, 94304

October 21: Building 7
October 22: Building 8

Shuttle Service

Shuttle transportation within the Palo Alto campus will be available. Please check back for updates and additional details.


Parking is free and will be available at Buildings 7 & 8. Overflow parking and shuttle services will be available at nearby locations.

Unplugged Session

Tuesday, October 22
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast and registration
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Keynote from SAP TechEd Las Vegas — Live

Dr. Vishal Sikka
Executive Board Member, Products and Innovation, SAP AG

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.Break
9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Opening remarks
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Keynote with Scott McNealy

Insight Talks

Tech Talks

Unplugged Sessions

10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.Connected Car, The Developer and OpenXCSAP HANA Natural Language Processing
11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.Connecting your Fitbit to the world with Node.jsSAP HANA Cloud Platform for DevelopersThe Connected Car
11:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Flat Is the New Black: 5 Trends in UX DesignSAP HANA GeospatialWearable Computing
11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.Digital Enterprises and the New InfrastructureWhat does Internet of Things mean for Enterprise Developers?User Experience
12:05 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Keynote: The New Kingmakers and the Enterprise with Stephen O’Grady from Redmonk

Insight Talks

Tech Talks

Unplugged Sessions

1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.Precision Gaming: Monetizing Big DataBuilding XS Applications on the SAP HANA Cloud PlatformAPIs
1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.Panel Discussion - Big Data: Is it Hype or Is it Real?Introduction to RiverMobile and openSAP
2:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.Instant Results + Infinite Storage = Real-Time Business with Big DataSAP HANA Through the Looking GLASSBig Data
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Predictive Analytics: Learn How NFL Fantasy Football Uncovers Insight from Big DataSAP HANA Adhoc QueriesSAP HANA and Hadoop
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Hack Demos
4:15 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.Digital HealthcareIntegrating SAP HANA with a High-Performance Graph Analytics Engine
4:35 p.m. - 4:55 p.m."Size matters not" -- Big Data Analytics is about speed and value!Learning from Wikipedia with SAP HANADigital Healthcare
5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Hack Awards
5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Beer

Hack Day - Day 1

Monday, October 21
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.Welcome and challenges presentations
9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Workshop - The connected car.

Click here for information about sample scenarios, APIs and tools that will be available.

10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.Hack Day
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.Fireside Chat No. 1
Fireside Chat No. 2
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.SAP TechEd Las Vegas Guest Keynote: Nate Silver.

Founder, FiveThirtyEight.com and Author, The Signal and the Noise. Streamed live.

5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Dinner

Hack Day - Day 2

Tuesday, October 22
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Hack Day (continued)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Hack Demos
5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Hack Recognitions

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