Program

Program Overview

The NYUAD Hackathon Program will Include the following:

The Hackathon will start with a series of virtual interactive QC workshops and lightning talks during the third week of March. Attendance is required for all participants.

The event begins on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 8AM (UAE time). We will have a welcome, then Lightning API Talks, and team ideation. On Thursday and Friday, until 2PM UAE time, teams will develop their applications. On Friday at 5PM, teams will present their applications to a panel of experts during a public event. Please note that all activities will be held at the NYUAD Conference center (A6).

Virtual Workshops

4 interactive workshops via Zoom for Participants Only from April 22-26,20123 at 8PM GST (2 hours per day and all required to attend).  Topics and Speakers will be announced closer to the dates.

 Thursday, April  27, 2023

(Arrival Day) Open to participants ONLY

Time Description
5:00-8:00PM

Welcome Reception and Dinner

Central Plaza and Conference Center (A6)

5:00PM

Dinner and Mixer Activity

Central Plaza

6:00PM

NYUAD Campus Tour

Central Plaza – Free time after the tour

6:30PM

Meeting – Mentors Only

Central Plaza

 

 Day 1 – Friday, April  28, 2023

NYUAD Saadiyat Campus Conference Center (A6)

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7:30-8:30AM

Breakfast
Conference Center (A6) Atrium

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9:00am – 9:15am

Hackathon Welcome, Opening Remarks and Agenda

Sana Odeh,NYUAD Hackathon Founder and Chair, and a Clinical Professor, NYU NY and Affiliated Faculty at NYUAD

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9:20–11:00am

Lighting Talks and Keynotes

Open to the Public

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11:00am –12:00pm

Ideation: Brainstorming

Open to Participants ONLY

 

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12:00 – 1:00pm

Ideation: Consolidate ideas, Practice Pitch

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1:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

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2:00 – 3:00pm

Idea Pitches followed by voting

Finalizing of teams and team meetings

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3:00 – 6:00pm

Teams Announced and Hacking Starts

Teams start creating their hacking schedule

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5:00–6:00pm

Dinner

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7:00 – 8:30pm

DJ Party at the Louvre Abu Dhabi:

Day 2 – Saturday, April 29, 2023

Teams Work on their own schedule (Only Participants): NYUAD Conference Center (A6)

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7:30 – 8:30am

Breakfast

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8:30am – 12:00pm

Teams meet and Start Working on their projects

Each team determines their own schedule

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12:00-1:00pm

Lunch

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1:00 – 6:00pm

Teams meet and Start Working on their projects

Each team determines their own schedule

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6:00– 7:00pm

Dinner

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7:00 – 11:00pm

Teams meet and Start Working on their projects

Each team determines their own schedule

Day 3 – Sunday, April 30, 2023

Teams Work on their own schedule (Only Participants): NYUAD Conference Center (A6)

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7:30 – 8:30am

Breakfast

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8:30am – 2:00pm

Teams meet and Start Working on their projects

Each team determines their own schedule

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12:00-1:00pm

Lunch

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1:00 – 6:00pm

Teams meet and Start Working on their projects

Each team determines their own schedule

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2:00pm

Submission of All Files Related to the Projects

Each Team should submit the project code presentation, text me file describing project and code.

Presentation Rehearshal

In Conference Room with Advising Committee [5mins per Team]

Day 3 – Sunday April 30, 2023 – Public Evening Event

Team Presentations and Judging (Open to the Public)

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5:00 – 5:10pm

Welcome

Sana Odeh, NYUAD Hackathon Founder & Chair and Clinical Professor at NYU NY and Affiliated Faculty at NYUAD

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5:00-6:30pm

Team Presentations

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6:30-7:00pm

Judging

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7:00pm

Announce Winning Teams

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7:00pm

Reception

Monday May 1, 2023

Departures