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05 08
August 05, 2015
MyScript is excited to announce the MyScript App Challenge, an online hackathon for developers. The competition provides developers with a chance at $20,000 in prizes. For this global competition which runs August 5 – October 28, 2015, developers are invited to build applications that demonstrate practical and innovative use cases where handwriting technology can be leveraged, be it an app for education, a game, a new productivity tool, or even a new use case not previously envisioned! Participants must create an app using APIs available in the MyScript Cloud Development Kit (CDK) or Application Toolkit (ATK). For more information regarding rules and eligibility, developers can visit http://myscript.devpost.com.
05 09
September 05, 2015
Geo Hack Day is a unique opportunity to get together with other location enthusiasts to build cool solutions using GIS and other geo data sources and services. Build something that has the potential to make a difference to people's lives across the world. Location is a fundamental part of the apps on your phone and GIS is being used to show weather patterns, increase food production, detect traffic jams and more. The event is being held at the Inmarsat Conference Centre right next to Old Street Underground station in London.
London - - United Kingdom
13 09
September 13, 2015
Hackathon for School Children for the first time in Jaffna...
Jaffna Northern Province Sri Lanka
16 09
September 16, 2015
Everyone is invited to come and learn more about the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) app challenge, register to participate, and meet prospective team members. The Challenge: Develop an app that would be distributed to the companies in the travel and tourism industry to provide them with a quick and easy way to report suspicious activities related to the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). About The mPathy Project: The mPathy Project is a WebServes initiative focused on the use of web and mobile technology to address pressing challenges to the most vulnerable sectors of our world’s populations.
New York New York United States
18 09
September 18, 2015
Make something awesome in 30 hours. Win prizes! Form a small team mixing designers, programmers, engineers, entrepreneurs, game creators or anybody with an idea or problem to solve, and build a technology driven product or service prototype in 30 hours. Last year's event attracted over 150 people competing for over $100,000 in prizes including Australia's first and largest 3D printing competition. Join us this year on September 19-20 and make something awesome for some epic prizes. ACT NOW to secure your place for this years event. http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/hackagong-2015-tickets-17349743550?aff=es2
Wollongong NSW Australia

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26 09
September 26, 2015
HackDC 2015, a 36-hour hackathon (www.hackdc.com), will be held at the Annandale campus of the Northern Virginia Community Colleges (Washington, DC metro area) from Friday evening, Sept 25 to Sunday, Sept 27. Over 250 university students, working with clinicians, veterans, and technology vendors, will build mobile apps to address the important challenge of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Top teams will win cash prizes. Technology recruiters will be present. The hackathon is open to undergraduates, graduates, and postgraduates. If you'd like to volunteer to help out, or you're a clinician or veteran, please sign up at volunteers.hackdc.com,
Annandale Virginia USA
16 09
September 16, 2015
Everyone is invited to come and learn more about the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) app challenge, register to participate, and meet prospective team members. The Challenge: Develop an app that would be distributed to the companies in the travel and tourism industry to provide them with a quick and easy way to report suspicious activities related to the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). About The mPathy Project: The mPathy Project is a WebServes initiative focused on the use of web and mobile technology to address pressing challenges to the most vulnerable sectors of our world’s populations.
New York New York United States
29 10
October 29, 2015
Connected Automobiles is the first connected cars hackathon in a F1 circuit in Monza, Italy and it will be held on 28 - 30 October 2015. Hackathon teams will be placed in the racing boxes, next to pit lane and they will also have opportunity to perform live demonstration by using connected cars available for test.The Hackathon will give developers, designers, and entrepreneurs the chance to pitch app and product ideas – form teams – build prototypes- and present to our hackathon judges for the prizes, publicity and business connections.
Monza Italy
21 11
November 21, 2015
<Br/eak>Poverty is Canada’s first International Development hackathon that connects developers in Toronto and Nairobi to build applications on web and mobile that benefit individuals living in rural and impoverished areas in East Africa. Hosted at Bitmaker Labs in Toronto, with Kenyan Attendees teleconferencing in, teams create meaningful projects from scratch in just 28 hours. We enable teams to make something great with our wide array of mentors and sponsors. Come join 200 developers from November 20-22, 2015 in bringing information, technology, and resources to those who need it most.
Toronto Ontario Canada
21 08
August 21, 2015
Ideamart in collaboration with Department of Electronics and Telecommunication of University of Moratuwa is hosting 3rd annual MoraHack hackathon on 21st and 22nd of August from 5 pm till 10 am at Dialog Head Office Auditorium. 10 teams include from IT faculty, computer science engineering department and department of electronics and telecommunication engineering and will be competing for the ultimate MoraHack championship title. This years projects range from SMS/USSD applications to IOT based and complex augmented reality / virtual reality to wearables which will be using at least one Ideamart API.
Colombo 02 Non-US/Non-Canadian Sri Lanka
17 10
October 17, 2015
Co-design, create, innovate and metamorphasize the healthcare process; come disrupt with us!! The Latino HealthCare Forum, Center for Healthy Communities, is excited to kick-off its official healthcare hackathon, cultivateHEALTH. It's a collaboration of social and technical innovators, scheduled for Oct. 17th and 18th at IBM. The blueprint for healthcare is overdue for a re-design, join us to revolutionize it. Our goal is to enhance the user experience, improve population health, and reduce healthcare costs. Join us to solve issues individuals battle each day in the healthcare space. We need everyday super heroes, including social advocates, passionate innovators/designers, and technical masterminds to join our cause. We have partnered with multiple organizations that are revolutionizing and pushing for change, including IBM BlueMix, City of Austin Office of Innovation and Open Data, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, Sendero Health Plans, Bluehub Health, Rundberg Community representatives and the St. David's Foundation. Personal stories for the hackathon will revolve around various obstacles taken from families and individuals within our community. THESE stories are the food that will feed your creativity and overall passion to fundamentally transform healthcare issues. Each project will be available on our site to help each innovator decide what issue they'd like to advocate for and develop solutions to address specific needs and pain points. A group of local superheroes, including community workers and health care experts, will be available to provide their expertise and overall experience in the subject matter. Register now to receive updates and giveaways for attendees and project winners! We will provide food/beverages and swag bags filled with MANY FREE items from local vendors and businesses! Check out our website at: cultivatehealth.chctx.org FAQs What can/can't I bring to the event? -No outside food and beverage (unless health related) -Bring your own laptop and/or any device you use for programming -Bring your ID for confirmation of your registration Here's information to prepare all technical innovators on the IBM platform used for hackathon: IBM - Bluemix Sign up and get a sense for IBM Bluemix ahead of time. Bluemix is IBM's PaaS which is where all of the Watson services are called from. 1) Sign up at bluemix.net (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/) Upon signing up you'll get a 30 day free trial 2) Bluemix getting started! (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/cloud/bluemix/quick-start-bluemix.html) 3) Check out the bluemix docs (https://www.ng.bluemix.net/docs/) 4) See tutorials (http://bit.ly/bluemixwatsonarticles) on how others have built Watson apps on Bluemix 5) Technical resource for Bluemix services (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/cloud/bluemix/services.html) 6) Integration Testing https://console.ng.bluemix.net/?ace_base=true#/store/cloudOEPaneId=store&serviceOfferingGuid=68a7d5fc-4006-4fc6-b946-ded10ccf6f1d&fromCatalog=true&orgGuid=8cbf9182-fd4a-44f6-9457-cc97990b25e7&spaceGuid=b82e0d79-88de-4026-bbc6-4557bf133f02 7) Bluemix and Node.js http://archive.thoughtsoncloud.com/2014/07/getting-started-ibm-bluemix-node-js/ IBM - Watson Get ahead of the game on IBM Watson services. 1) Check out the documentation (http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/) 2) Getting started with IBM Bluemix and Watson (http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/doc/getting_started/) 3) Hook into the Watson github (https://github.com/watson-developer-cloud) to see sample code and apps 4) Sign up for Bluemix (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/) and test the Watson technology
Austin Texas USA
28 08
August 28, 2015
The first Swiss open-air hackathon. 48 hours to find ideas and to create amazing projects evaluated by our panel of experts. The value of money prizes is above CHF 10'000 thanks to Tipiù, AGE, BancaStato and CP Start-Up. A special prize for multimedia projects will be awarded by RSI Radiotelevisione Svizzera.
Chiasso Ticino Switzerland
31 10
October 31, 2015
Boston Hacks is Boston University's top hackathon. For 24 hours on October 31 to November 1, 500 students will come to Boston University, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch. Imagine and create the most impressive hacks during the weekend!
Boston Massachusetts United States
19 09
September 19, 2015
This hackday is officially sponsored by Docker and is part of the Docker Global Hackday. Everyone is welcome. Details on the Meetup page. Rules : As a team of 1-to-3 hackers, you will hack on a project using Docker or its infrastructure plumbing (runC, Notary) as a central piece. You will have exactly from 8am on Saturday, September 19th to 8pm Saturday, September 19th to complete this project. This window includes the time to create all materials needed for your submission.
Dublin Ireland
12 11
November 12, 2015
Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Boston is THE event for developers who want to take advantage of the onslaught of real time data coming to their organization. With a healthy blend of technical sessions and high level strategy, #FOWA is a chance to get hands-on hacking experience with the newest technologies, software and hardware. Learn how to build apps for the exciting new platforms that will help your company dominate the market and run efficiently. After a day and a half of speakers and insights from industry leaders, join in our Hackathon with access to our keynote speakers for advice and inspiration. Expect an awesome afternoon of collaboration and inspiration. You've learnt the theory in the session - now put it into action with an afternoon of hacking fun!
Boston Massachusetts USA