Organized by Harvard Developers for Development, MIT Global Poverty Initiative, Tufts Entrepreneurs Society, and Tufts Empower, the 3rd annual International Development Hackathon (ID Hack) will bring together hackers, technology enthusiasts, and organizations working in international development to create impact with technology.
Planning for ID Hack 2015 is currently well under way - stay tuned for updates on projects, sponsors, prizes, the schedule, and more!!!
ID Hack is excited to be collaborating with Tufts University for the first time this year! The hackathon with be held at the Tufts Fletcher School and Olin Center.
160 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155
Directions: Take the Red Line to Davis Square. In front of the T station, take the Tufts Davis Square Shuttle to the Olin Center.Friday Schedule
Unfortunately we are unable to provide travel reimbursements.
This 24-hour hackathon begins in the evening of February 13, 2015, until the evening of February 14, 2015. The day includes networking, hacking, and workshops.
We'll also be holding an informal gathering on Feb. 6th to meet other hackers and form teams - spots are limited, sign up here.
Interest in technology in international development (that's it!). Participants from all technical backgrounds are welcome and there is no entrance fee for the event. Workshops will be held for both beginners and the more advanced! There will also be mentors present throughout the hackathon.
Only current students can attend the event, including college students, grad students, etc.
The International Development Hackathon solicits projects from NGOs, nonprofits, and government organizations operating in the international development space as the basis for projects during the hackathon. All participants are welcome to work on their own project, but are encouraged to take advantage of the expertise of people in the organizations presenting.Multiple teams can work on each project, and teams should be at most 5 people. We encourage you to meet and work with people from other schools!
|4:00PM||Doors open for check in|
|4:00PM-5:30PM||Networking session with sponsors|
|5:30PM||Opening remarks + Keynote by Asad Badruddin (Co-founder of Pakathon)|
|7:00PM||Dinner + project and group selection|
|7:30-8:30PM||Beginner workshop; begin hacking!|
|3:00AM||Another late-night snack|
|8:00AM||Breakfast + coffee|
|12:00PM||Deadline for project submission (code/link/etc)|
|12:00PM-2:00PM||Judge deliberations + fun events for hackers|
|2:00PM||Closing ceremony + winners present|
The hackathon is made possible by sponsors who generously contribute to cover the food, supply costs, and prizes of ID Hack. Many of these sponsors will send representatives to network with hackers and judge projects as well. If you or your company is interested in sponsoring, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Projects at ID Hack will be judged based on the four criteria of sustainability, innovation, impact, and design. Stay tuned for updates on our specific sponsor prizes!