Odesa University Hackathon: Real world solutions for real world problems 24-25 February 2018

Odesa University Hackathon: Real world solutions for real world problems 24-25 February 2018

Hosted by ONAT Department of Information Technology and the ONAT IT Students’ Association in

coordination with the US Peace Corps – Ukraine.

It will be held in suitable facilities at ONAT on Saturday, 24 February and Sunday, 25 February 2018.

Post-secondary institutions (ONAT + others) will be invited to participate in the Odesa University Hackathon.

Each invited institution may submit two (2) programming teams of up to four (4) participants, plus one (1)

alternate team of up to four (4) participants, with no more than ten (10) total teams competing.

Participants must be full-time, undergraduate students at the invited institution.

Each team will designate a “team lead” who will interact with the Hackathon committee.

One (1) business problem will be offered for preliminary IT solutions to be developed by the teams the first day

of the competition.

The business problem will be a case study selected by Dr. Hall which will be presented to the teams at the

Hackathon on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

The solution requirements will be provided to participating institutions on before Saturday, February 24, 2018.

The five (5) best solutions will be invited to refine and present their solutions (see schedule below).

Judges decisions are final.

Deadline for submission of teams is Monday, FEBRUARY 19, 2018 by 17:00. Please note NEW

submission date.

Schedule of Events:

SATURDAY, 24 February 2018

8:00 – 8:30 Check-in

8:30 – 9:00 General Overview, presentation and presentation of topic

9:00 – 12:00 Program Development

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 16:00 Program Development

16:00 – 17:00 Five (5) minute English presentation of preliminary solution concept

17:00 – 17:30 Judges select top five (5)

17:30 – 18:00 Announcement of the top five

SUNDAY, 25 February 2018

13:00 – 14:00 Ten (10) minute English presentation of solution and prototype

14:00 – 14:30 Judges place teams

14:00 – 14:30 Announcement of team placements, awarding of prizes

1st Place Team: 3000 UAH

2nd Place Team: 2000 UAH

3rd Place Team: 1000 UAH