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Hackathon 2018 

This is a 24-hour event hosted annually by the College of Architecture Diversity Council

Who is invited to participate? Students, faculty and staff from all disciplines are welcome.

What is it?  A 24-hour interdisciplinary competition that addresses diversity-related challenges.

Teams of up to 8 people will compete for a total of $5,000 in prize money. Open data from a variety of public sources can be used to address the Challenges. Teams are welcome to produce solutions in any medium. Past participants have produced a variety of projects, including  apps, prototypes, visualizations, art, music, and installations. Participants will have access to the woodshop, Maker Space, studio space, and printing.

Participation is free, but registration is required. T-shirts and food are included for free! Please register early to guarantee your t-shirt on the day of the event.

Stay updated through this Devpost Website and the Facebook event!

Friday, February 2nd - Saturday February 3rd


Time Activity Location


On-site registration

Geren Lobby, Langford B


Kick-Off Presentation

Geren Auditorium, Langford B

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Brainstorming, Team-building, Workshops

Geren Lobby, Langford B



Geren Lobby, Langford B

7:30pm onwards


Langford A (3rd floor studios, GIS Lab,;1st floor Maker Space)


Snacks & Coffee

Langford A, 3rd floor studios


Breakfast & Coffee

Langford A, 3rd floor studios



Langford A, 3rd floor studios


Lunch, Show and Tell sign-up

Langford A, 3rd floor studios

Before 2.45pm

Upload files on Devpost (submission page will expire at 2.45pm, no late submissions)


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Show and Tell

Geren Auditorium, Langford B

4:00 - 4:30pm

Survey | Judges deliberate

Geren Auditorium, Langford B


Awards Ceremony

Geren Auditorium, Langford B