2016 V4 Hackathon is open to developers and non-developers. The mission? Create new apps to harness Connected Life in 1 of 4 categories—in just 24 hours:
- Smart Cities App Challenge: Using AT&T and sponsor technologies to improve the efficiency of city services. Address issues in parking, resource management and community engagement.
- Education App Challenge: Using AT&T and sponsor technologies to create an impactful education-focused app that focuses on enhancing learning in school and/or at home.
- Best Use of the Czech Republic’s Open Data: Using open data from the Czech Republic’s government sources.
Czech Domain Name Registry, CZ.NIC, will also provide certain open source software and other technology for use by the contestants in the event.
The hackathon will take place at the Orea Hotel Pyramida, Prague. Registration begins at 9.00 a.m. CET on April 22 and the event will end at 6.00 p.m. CET on April 23, during which contestants will have 24 hours to create their apps. The first place winner will receive US$10,000; the second place winner will receive US$2,000; and the third place winner will receive US$1,000. The contestant judged “Best use of the Czech Republic’s open data sources and best use of CZ.NIC’s open source framework” will receive US$1,000.
In addition, five contestants selected at random will each receive a US$2,000 scholarship for online Nanodegree courses.
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Orea Hotel Pyramida Praha
Praga, Repubblica Ceca