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MAD Contest – final presentations

Wednesday, April 19th 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Description

Contestants in the 2017 MAD Contest, sponsored by State Farm, will present their mobile applications to a panel of State Farm IT professionals. The panel will evaluate the mobile apps on the basis of usability, creativity, marketability, complexity, application stickyness, and quality of presentation to select contest winners who will be recognized at the annual Celebrate IT Reception on April 28. The university community is invited to attend and view the presentations.

This year’s finalists are:

  • Andrew Johnson
    “Toolkit+”, An application which utilizes innovative and intuitive control methods to obtain physical measurements on an unlimited scale.
  • Ben Dworkin
    “SafeStroll” An application to detect falls and other danger and send auto alert
  • Ryan Casey & Sam Jasutis
    “Olumpus” An application to manage and distribute fraternity/sorority information
  • Dean Schulz
    “Class Time,” Application which stores your class schedule and reminds you to start heading to class.
  • J.D. LaFayette
    “Doc Spot” – An application to connect patients with the best doctors to suit their needs.
  • Timothy Field
    “FitTogether” An application to find work out partners with like interests
  • Robert Paul & Abe Ramseyer
    “Time Sink,” The application for enjoyably spending the small amounts of time life gives you
  • James Turley
    “Digital Icebreaker” An application to locate and meet people with similar interests
  • Basheer Becerra
    “Muse Monitor” An application that interfaces with wearable device to detect and analyze neurological and phisical events
If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.


School of Information Technology
(309) 438-8338


State Farm Hall of Business
410 S University St.
Normal, IL