#ExpeditionHacks Hackathon Series: Austin 2017

Start: 2017-07-29 21:00:00 UTC
Location: 5540 N. Lamar Rd. Austin Texas United States

Timeline

Hackathon Start 2017-07-29 21:00:00 UTC
Hackathon End 2017-07-31 05:00:00 UTC
Hackathon Duration 36 hours

Event Location

5540 N. Lamar Rd. Austin Texas United States

Description

We want you to create the next generation of immersive experiences. We want to see your vision of what the future of conflict in the year 2030 will be like. Allow your imagination to go wild and articulate how technology will advance from the current state to your future vision.

DATE AND TIME

Sat, Jul 29, 2017, 9:00 AM –
Sun, Jul 30, 2017, 5:00 PM CDT

LOCATION:
Gather - Austin
5540 N. Lamar Rd.
Austin, TX 78756

Ideas to consider:
What problems can AR/VR help solve
Can you create an immersive experience that helps understanding cyber conflict
What would a space altercation be like
How can Machine Learning predict/prevent social unrest
Design a game that teaches better decision making
How can we use drones and small satellites to prevent violence
Make use of Artificial Intelligence to create win/win scenarios

PRIZES
First Place: $5000
Come to get noticed, get recruited, develop new skills and learn new things in one of our tech talks, make amazing new contacts, network, and hopefully... go home with some sweet, sweet moola! We will be awarding thousands in cash and prizes to the top winning teams, as well as other door prizes and raffles!
Join us on SLACK: https://austin-expeditionhack.slack.com/signup
A confirmation email of your registration will be sent shortly following your submission. If the hackathon has reached full capacity at the time of your registration, your team will be placed on a waitlist to attend. If a spot becomes available, we will contact teams on the waitlist based on the date/time the registration was submitted.
Each team will be responsible for their expenses to and from Austin, including transportation, meals, and lodging.

Information

Location: 5540 N. Lamar Rd. Austin Texas United States
Availability: General Public
Twitter: @ExpeditionHacks

Sponsors

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Leap Motion, Vencore, DAn Solutions

Organizers

Blue Compass, LLC.