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Impact Hub Houston
It’s happening…again! Tell your friends: Houston Hackathon. 2021. The Remix.
To celebrate the National Civic Day of Hacking, we invite all people who want to make a difference in our region to join us at the annual Houston Hackathon! This is a “civic” hackathon, focused on ideating, designing, and developing both policy-based and tech solutions to some of Houston’s greatest challenges. Project stakeholders will be there from the city, local organizations, and Houston’s impact community!
We envision a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable economy, where people are empowered with the skills, capacity, and resources they need to take action. We invite you to be a part of this vision by participating in this annual opportunity to develop systemic and transformative solutions for Houston – solutions that are rooted in local communities so that they are as diverse as Houston, and work for ALL of Houston.
Houston Hackathon Kickoff Schedule (9/18)
- 10:30AM – Open Networking & Platform Exploration: Get to know what we have in store for you for Houston Hackathon 2021!
- 11:00AM – Code for America Welcome: Opening Panel
- 11:30AM – Houston Hackathon Challenge Presentations: Hear from City of Houston officials, and then, other participants will be able to share your ideas with the group, opening the floor for others to join your team. New projects may be presented at this time, too!
- 12:00PM – Team Building: Set your teams up on the platform to start conversation and collaboration.
- 12:20PM – Teams Established and Workspaces Created
- 1:00PM – Hacking Begins!
- 3:00PM – Wrap-up and Next Steps
Plan Ahead for Other Important Dates
- Sept 19-23: Teams Continue Self Organized Hacking. We may host a virtual coworking session on 9/22, if needed.
- Sept 21: Workshop on Neurodiversity & the Value of Data
- Sept 24: Project Submissions Due on DevPost + Pitch Presentations via Zoom
- Sept 24-26: Judges will review projects on DevPost after Pitch Presentations
- Sept 27: Winners Announced!