About this event
Welcome to the ITS 2016 MasterCard Smart Cities Hackathon
With more than $20,000 in prizes, this will be a big one. Teams will chose one of the three challenges listed below.
OUR 50TH SIGNUP WINS AN AMAZON ECHO DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY!
- ITS Mastercard Smart City Grand Prize
Prizes: The team who best uses Mastercard & Partner API’s and solves a real consumer pain point with integr...
- ITS Mastercard Smart City Hack Demand Management Challenge
Challenge: Build an intelligent transportation solution that can help cities like Melbourne manage demand f...
- ITS Mastercard Smart City Hack Future City Challenge
Challenge: Build an intelligent transportation solution that can help cities like Melbourne make better use...
Saturday, October 8th
9:00am Doors Open
9:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am Mastercard Hackathon Opening Ceremony & Presentations
11:00am Coding Begins
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Breakout Technology and Data Sessions
6:00 pm Dinner
12:00 am Midnight Snack
12:00- 8:00am Hack through the night*
*Although staying overnight isn’t required, we highly recommend it.
Sunday, October 9th
7:00 am Breakfast
12:00 am Lunch
1:00 pm Submission Deadline
2:00 pm Demos Begin
3:30 pm Judge Deliberation
4:00 pm Awards
4:30 pm Closing Ceremony
-To win a challenge, you must use at least 1 Mastercard API and and at least 1 Partner Data Set or API -Teams of up to 5 humans are allowed. You can also add 1 cyborg, Furby, drone, or Sphero. A...
-To win a challenge, you must use at least 1 Mastercard API and and at least 1 Partner Data Set or API
-Teams of up to 5 humans are allowed. You can also add 1 cyborg, Furby, drone, or Sphero. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.
-We all start coding at the same time. This is done to keep things fair. Please don't come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win.
-You must demo your hack in order to present. No slide-decks or power-points will be allowed. 2 minute presentation 1 minute Q&A from Judges.
-Teams have full ownership of everything they build at our events and are free to do with it as they wish.
-Each hackathon has its individual hackathon.io page, which projects should be submitted on. Submission time is 1pm Sunday.
-Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning.