About this event
Global Hackathon Series 2019
The Global Hackathon Series was initially started by a small community of technologists with one goal in mind: to develop opportunity wherever possible.
What started as a way for creators to connect and move their ideas forward turned into a global revolution. Soon, innovators from around the world were joining forces to elevate themselves and their platform - all of which was done through Hackathons.
And while we’ve seen lots of changes since the early Hackathon days, one thing has remained the same - innovators are continuing to rise. Innovators rise to meet opportunity, they rise from failure, they rise from all corners of the globe, and they lend a hand to help others rise with them. It’s why the Global Hackathon Series is still going strong to this day, because Hackathons and the opportunities they create allow people to rise, together.
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Day 1 9:00 Doors Open & Breakfast 10:00 Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Welcomes, & Team Building 11:00 Prototyping Begins! 12:00 Lunch 13:00 – 22:00 Working on Prototypes; Mentoring 13:30 IBM Breakout Session: Call for Code 14:00 AWS Breakout Session 18:00 Dinner 20:00 Pitch Workshop 22:00 Doors Close
Day 2 9:00 Doors Open & Breakfast 10:00 Practice Pitch Session 12:00 Lunch 13:00 Code Freeze & Submission Deadline 13:30 A/V Check 14:00 Demos 16:00 Winners are Announced / Prizes! 17:00 Goodbye Drinks 18:00 Close Doors
We know some rules are meant to be broken, but you should probably (read: definitely) stick by these: <...
We know some rules are meant to be broken, but you should probably (read: definitely) stick by these:
Fresh Code – We all start coding at the same time. It’s cool to work on designs beforehand, digital mockups, open source frameworks, and anything else available to everyone, but keep things within fair limits.
Code Review – Winning teams may be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning. This is to ensure that all code used is in fact fresh.
Ownership and IP – You own your IP and whatever you create. Simple as that.
Team Size – No more than five people.
Submissions – Each hackathon has its individual hackathon.iopage where projects need to be submitted by the designated time. You’ll receive an email with instructions on how to do just that.
Demos – You’ll have 2 minutes to demo the functionality of your project and talk through your idea, and 1 minute for Q&A from judges.
Be courteous and cool to your fellow hackers! Check out our Code of Conduct.