How Much Does It Cost To Participate?
Nothing! It's completely free so make sure to sign up as soon as possible, space is limited.
Can I Sign Up In A Team?
Yes, you have the possibility to sign up in a closed or open team, depending on the size of your team and if you are willing to be assigned more teammates. You specify this in the registration form. The maximum size of a team is 8.
What Is Open Data?
Open Data is data that is free for anyone to use. Our government agencies have tons of data that is just waiting for someone to create something valuable with. We have weather data, forest data, traffic data and plenty more!
I’m Not Sure If I’m Qualified Enough To Join The Hackathon…
Sure you are! What are you talking about? Anyone can contribute to make a difference, which is what we’re all about. There will be a workshop for those who need some assistance in the beginning to kick start their ideas. There will also be tech coaches available throughout the weekend to help you out.
Where Do I Sleep?
At the hackathon facilities. Remember to bring your own sleeping bag and mattress.
Will There Be Food?
Yes! Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served. Complimentary snacks and drinks will also be available.
Will There Be Any Prizes?
Yes, winners in all 5 categories will receive a prize. What the prizes are will be announced later on.
Do I Have To Produce A Finished Product During The Hackathon?
No, you have 48 hours at your disposal and your contribution can range anywhere from a powerpoint presenting wireframes/mockups to clickable prototypes/proof-of-concepts to fully functional applications. The more developed the solution is, the better!
What If I Don’t Have A Team?
You will have the opportunity to meet the other participants on the first day and we will make sure that everyone has a team. You also have the possibility to be assigned a team. If you wish to be assigned a team, just tick that box on the registration form.
When Does The Hackathon Start?
Registration on site will be held between 16:30 to 18:00 on Friday the 13th, which will be followed by an opening ceremony at 18.00.
What Challenges Are There To Work On?
The challenges will be announced in advance. They have a very wide range and the one thing they have in common is that they concern challenges in our society.