Mission

The mission of HackData is to create a gender diverse and technologically inclined community. Our goal is to create opportunity for newcomers to explore a hackathon environment while learning and solving compelling problems.
There is a special award category for the all women's team that makes the best project! This should surely motivate females to form and work in all women's teams.


About HackData

Hackdata 2.0 is an inderdisciplinary and open-ended event that would bring together creative minds from a variety of fields under one roof. Engineers, business students, designers and enterpreneurs would together build solutions utilizing data science in useful and positive ways.
A 30 hours event packed with sessions workshops and networking activities! Build a product using any dataset available in public domain and get a chance to take away home loads of swag and prizes!


Hackathon Schedule

Order of events

  1. Individuals with different skill sets come together to form a team (maximum of 3 individuals only) and take up one of the challenges.
  2. The teams will work on creating solutions such as visualization, web app or mobile app.
  3. The judge will visit each team, while they are working, and start Pre-Evaluating each team.
  4. Shortlisted teams will have 7 minutes to present their solution
  5. Once again, judges will evaluate each team.
  6. The scores from judges will be tallied

Tracks

Juke Box

Entertainment for the next gen. Automate your parties, generate your movie scripts, create music you like. Let your imagination run wild.

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Code Cruise

Ever had a passion for travelling, ever wanted to know what lies beyond the blue seas. Now is the time to combine your talent and passion to come up with automatic vacation planner, feedback and travel assistant.

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BitFit

Design effective solutions to patients for higher quality care, and leverage new health information/tools. Aim to facilitate connections between health care providers, and patients. Social robotics, predictive analytics, image/voice recognition, are few examples of how you could transform the healthcare.

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Money Matters

Application of technologies to disrupt services in the financial sector. It puts technology at the heart of the financial services and enhances the offerings in this domain. Examples include innovations in risk management, trading, investing, personal finance, cryptocurrency trading.

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e-Sarkar

Run your Government your way. From education to tax revenues. Help government automate it's processes.

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Autodata

Although genuine intelligence may still be a bit far off, AI technologies are still expected to reign in 2018. Now is the right time to innovate in the AI space. Build bots, train your models, automate your everyday.

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Am I eligible to participate in the hackathon?

If you are a Student having any of these skills then you are highly eligible.

Data Analyst
Data Analyst
Frontend Developer
Frontend Developer
Project Manager
Project Manager
 Data Enthusiast
Data Enthusiast
Designer
Designer
Mobile Developer

How to Participate?

Registration
A few days later, you will receive an email. The email will instruct to confirm your participation or inform you that the seats are full.
In case it asks you to confirm your participation, follow the instruction to confirm.
Next, you will receive an email informing about your confirmation and list of important instructions and information for the hackathon.
After being selected, make sure to select one of the challenges, go through the data provided in the challenge and prepare your ammunitions (laptop, software, hardware, plans etc) for the day.
  1. Registration
  2. A few days later, you will receive an email. The email will instruct to confirm your participation or inform you that the seats are full.
  3. In case it asks you to confirm your participation, follow the instruction to confirm.
  4. Next, you will receive an email informing about your confirmation and list of important instructions and information for the hackathon.
  5. After being selected, make sure to select one of the tracks, come up with an interesting idea/solution in the track and prepare your ammunitions (laptop, software, hardware, plans etc) for the day.

Judging Criteria

Impact

How much impact (quality and quantity) can this project have? Does it solve a big problem or a little problem?

Creativity

How creative is the approach? Is the project new and something that hasn’t been attempted before? Is it something that isn’t being addressed by the market?

Product

How well does this project fit the needs of the challenge it addresses? How user friendly is the technology? Is it a complete solution or does it have a long way to go?

Presentation

How well did the team communicate their project? Are they effective in telling the story of the project and why it is important?

Schedule

Registration

DAY 1

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

DAY 1

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Hack

DAY 1

2:00 PM

Dinner

DAY 1

9:00 PM - 9:45 PM

Judges Visit

DAY 2

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tech Check

DAY 2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

DAY 2

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Presentation

DAY 2

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing


This will not be only about
0's and 1's


Enjoy the performance of
THE LOCAL TRAIN
during the hackathon

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Rights/Licensing

The organizers do not own the rights to nor are committed to utilize any solution developed during the event. Participants are encouraged to submit their solutions under a license that permits the free and open dissemination of the work. Participants are expected to push their final codebase to Github.

Code Of Conduct

Please find the HackData 2.0 Code Of Conduct here.