2020 HACKATHON PROGRAM

The event begins on Friday with an orientation and welcome, lightning API Talks, and then moves onto “open mic” pitches for ideas and team selections on Friday evening. On Saturday and Sunday, teams will develop their applications. On Sunday evening, teams will present their applications to a panel of experts during a public event.

 

Thursday, April 2, 2020 — Tentative schedule

Arrivals
Time Title
7:00-10:00pm Welcome Reception & Dinner (A6 Conference Center Atrium)
8:00pm Mixer Activity (A6)
9:00pm NYUAD Campus Tour
10:00pm (Mentors Only) Meeting in A6

Friday, April 3, 2020 — Tentative schedule

Day 1: NYUAD Saadiyat Campus Conference Center (A6)
Time Title
7:30-8:30am Breakfast (A6 Conference Center Atrium)
9-9:15am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:20-10am Lightning Talks and Plenary
10:05-10:45 am Social Good Themes Presentation
10:45am Break
11:00-Noon Ideation: Brainstorming
Noon-1:00pm Ideation: Consolidate ideas, practice pitch
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Idea Pitches followed by voting
2-3:00pm Finalizing of teams and team meetings
3-6:00pm Teams announced and hacking starts
6:00-7:30pm Dinner
7:00pm Depart for Grand Mosque Visit

Saturday, April 4, 2020 — Tentative schedule

Day 2: NYUAD Saadiyat Campus Conference Center (A6)
Time Title
7:30-8:30am Breakfast
8:30am-6pm Coding
Team Determined Schedule
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch

 

Sunday, April 5, 2020 — Tentative schedule

Day 3: NYUAD Saadiyat Campus Conference Center (A6)
Time Title
8-8:45am Breakfast
8:30am-2pm Coding
10am Judges meeting
12pm Lunch
4-6pm Team Presentations (Public) held at A6 (Conference Center)
Building Apps for Social Good in the Arab world
6pm Judging
6:30pm Winning Apps Announced
7-10pm Reception Party at campus center

Monday, April 6, 2020 Departures

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