Hackfest 2016

Business & Economy Community Sunshine Coast Council Technology & Communications

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  • Location: Spark Bureau, Maroochydore 4558 Queensland

Do you enjoy being innovative, working with others and collaborating to come up with some great solutions and concepts that could benefit the Sunshine Coast and wider community? Do you want to add to the Sunshine Coast Smart City theme by creating smart applications from Open Data for business and the community?

After a successful inaugural event last year, Sunshine Coast Council's HackFest is back in 2016. HackFest 2016 aims to link up community members and provide the incentive to participate, innovate, create, develop, and succeed.

Working in teams or individually, HackFest 2016 is for people with a mixture of skills including community members, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, digital media creators, artists, story tellers, researchers and open data enthusiasts, to hack - “take something and make it better” and create an outcome over an entire weekend. Major prizes provided by the HackFest 2016 partners will be on offer.

Prizes: $20,000 plus in prizes. Ten prizes will be on offer, 1st prize valued at $7500.

Hackfest 2016
kicks off 5pm
18 Nov 2016 to 20 Nov 2016
Spark Bureau
17 Ocean Street, Maroochydore

Opening    Friday 18 November 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Hackfest start    
Friday 18 November 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday 19 November 8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday 20 November 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Awards night Thursday 1 December 6.00 pm

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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Spark Bureau, Maroochydore




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