HACKERS – We invite artists, coders, designers, engineers, makers, entrepreneurs, experts and learners to apply to become a hacker. 60 hackers will be selected to participate, and they will work in teams for 48 hours to solve in any one of three challenge categories: Art, Coding & (open) Innovation. Six winning teams win prizes of $1,000 and $500 and an invitation to join the Miami Hacks Climate Change Movement.
Hackathon Attendees Info: Plan to sleep over. Bring your sleeping bag, toiletries, comfortable/workout attire suggested, refillable water bottle, and laptop.
We are providing Yoga classes, Reiki Classes, Capoeira, a place to sleep, Showers, 6 meals, Alcohol, Coffee, and Water to ensure you can work in a comfortable and fun environment!
Strawfish will provide the ecofriendly Straws
The Courtyard Marriott Miami Lakes (15700 NW 77th Court, Miami Lakes, FL 33016) is the hotel that has agreed to a discount rate on a limited supply of rooms booked before March 29th for the attendees of the “#MiamiHacksClimateChange with ClimateChampions Games (C2)” event. These discounted rooms are available to guests for either Friday night, April 5th or Saturday night, April 7th or both. To book these discounted rooms, please call Courtyards Marriott Miami Lakes reservations at (800) 627-7468 and reference the EcoTech Vision/ClimateChampions (C2) Room Block.
On April 7th see the hackers present their projects and our judges select winners and come for an evening you do not want to miss Vibez: A Journey to a Greener Tomorrow. There will be an expo featuring live art, cool new tech, VR/AR experiences, AI applications and important local climate initiatives.
What to Expect:
5pm – 6pm – Artificial Intelligence (AI) Workshop
6pm – 7pm – Augmented Reality (AR) Workshop
7pm – 8pm – ClimateChampions (C2) Workshop
8pm – 8:30pm – Break Period
8:30pm – 8:50pm – C2 Prototype Demonstration – Interactive Poster Session
8:50pm – 9:30pm – Prototype Presentations – Spotlighting Demonstrations
9:30pm – 10pm – Prototype Demonstration – Interactive Poster Session & Team Selection/Formation
10pm – Hackathon Underway
12pm – Capoeira
All Day Hackathon Continues
12am – 9am – Hackathon concludes
9am – All projects due
10am – Yoga
11pm – Capoeira
1pm – 9pm – Community Expo!
1pm -1:45pm – Student-led Presentations (5 minutes per entry)
1:45pm – 2pm – Judges deliberate
2pm – 3:30pm – Professionally-Led Team Presentations (10 minutes per entry)
3:30pm – 3:45 – Judges deliberate
3:45pm – 4pm – Awards, Recognitions, and Announcements
5pm – 8pm – Vibez, A Journey into a Greener Tomorrow
For more information, sponsorship opportunities & to purchase tickets see below: