Hackfest 2015

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  • Location: 17 Ocean Street, Maroochydore QLD 4558, Sunshine Coast Wide 0 Queensland
Hack for a Smarter Region

If you enjoy coding, creating solutions, being innovative and are interested in creating solutions from open dataLink exits to another website and taking them all the way to a commercial outcome, then council's Hackfest 2015 is for you.

Add to the Sunshine Coast Smart City theme by creating smart applications for business and the community. Council's Hackfest 2015 is going to provide the incentive for you to participate, innovate, create, develop, and succeed. Working in teams or individually, council's Hackfest 2015 is for people with a mixture of skills including entrepreneurs, developers, designers, digital media creators, artists, story tellers, researchers and open data enthusiasts.

This is an opportunity to hack and create an outcome over an entire weekend.

Council's Hackfest 2015 is an event that will draw people together to innovate using open data. You will compete for major prizes provided by the Hackfest 2015 partners.

Ideas for Hackfest 2015

Do you have have an idea for a solution or mobile application that would benefit the Sunshine Coast Community? Do you want to contribute these ideas for the Sunshine Coast Hackfest 2015 event, to help solve a community or business issue? Your ideas and feedback are needed to ensure that the Hackfest 2015 event aligns with; and benefits the community.

The best ideas will be used as themes for the Hackfest 2015 event and you will have the option to attend the Hackfest 2015 Awards night in December. Submissions for Hackfest 2015 ideas are open.

Event Schedule
Friday 20 November 2015 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 21 November 2015 8:00 am - 1100 pm
Sunday 22 November 2015 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Event Entry

Entries open Thursday 22 October 2015. Register now

Entry is free and eligibility conditions apply.

Entrants may enter to participate on site for the duration of the weekend or participate remotely by working offline.

Hackfest 2015
6:00pm - 11:00pm, 8:00am - 11:00pm, 8:00am - 6:00pm
20th November - 22nd November 2015
Spark Bureau: 17 Ocean Street, Maroochydore


For related news
10 Nov 2015 - Hackfest 2015 to offer $20,000 prize pool
22 Oct 2015 - Hackfest 2015 to make us a smarter region

Sunshine Coast Regional Council :
Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre Q 4560, Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5475 7272
1300 007 272
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

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17 Ocean Street, Maroochydore QLD 4558, Sunshine Coast Wide

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