Smart Cities & Future of Work
HACKING TO HELPJoin and support more than two hundred computer programmers as the American Digital Diversity Initiative will host a HACKATHON on the weekend of February 8 - 10, 2019 at California State University Long Beach.
All registered hackers will be competing for multiple prizes as they create solutions to help in the development of growth within our cities and the future of work. EVENT Registered teams can complete coding challenges for a top prize of $3,000, $1,500 2nd prize and $500 for the 3rd prize winning team. Top collegiant team awared $1,500. LEARN & GROW ADDI will provide coding classes/workshops during the Hackathon to provide information, guidance and resources for those people interested in pursuing tech careers. BUILD & WIN Hackers compete in teams to win prizes while creating solutions aimed at providing strong community support and improving the quality of life for others.
During the weekend of February 8th-10th, the American Digital Diversity Initiative will be hosting a hackathon at California State Univerisity Long Beach where more than 150 Hackathon participants (e.g. web developers, designers, UX/UI, project managers, Military Veterans) to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes to develop solutions to improve and the quality of life for individuals in cities and the future of work. Over the weekend, all participants will have the opportunity to work alongside veterans on software solutions to address these challenges:
Future of Work
Top Prize: $3,000
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $500
Top Collegiant team: $1,500
Top Veteran team: $1,000
**Team Size of 6 Max**
**In order to qualify for the collegiate prize, half of your team must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year institution. If your team is at an odd number, it must be higher of the half. Example: Teams of 5 must have 3, teams of 3 must have 2.**
**In order to qualify for the vetern prize, half of your team must be a veteran of any branch. If your team is at an odd number, it must be higher of the half. Example: Teams of 5 must have 3, teams of 3 must have 2.**
Must have college ID to qualify for the collegiate prize.
You can not start coding prior to February 8th at 6pm. Must submit your final product via this devpost site by Sunday no later than 3pm. You must be in person to present to judges at 3pm. You must be present at 6pm to claim prize.
How to enter
RSVP by Noon on Friday February 8th
Final hackathon project must pertain to one of the four outline challenges outlined on the event website. https://thehackathon.us/challenges