Athens Green Hackathon

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Presentation of the outcomes of the 2012 Athens Green Hackathon and details for the 2013 one!

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Athens Green Hackathon

  1. 1. AthensGreen Hackathon …Some history And a glimpse ahead…
  2. 2. Info• December 14th – 16th, 2012• 60 registered hackers• 40 registered non-hackers• 2,5 days• 3 different venues
  3. 3. BIOS – Urban Culture Centre• Kick-off Creativity Session – Data Users & Data Owners – Pitches & Interviews – Brainstorming – Group discussion – Identification of hack ideas – Team formulation
  4. 4. Loft2work co-working space• Hacking Marathon – 09:00-23:00• “Hack injections” – Success stories• Sandwiches, pizzas, energy bars, nuts, fruits, coffee, juice, sodas…• Hack Registration @ 21:00• Working overnight @ home…
  5. 5. Athinais Cultural Centre• Introduction – recap• Panel of Experts• Hack Presentation• Evaluation• Panel feedback• Award ceremony – Best hack, highest environmental impact, people’s choice & best educational hack
  6. 6. Fa ci li ta to rExpertsArt Team
  7. 7. Some of the Athenian hackers
  8. 8. WINNING HACKS1.Green Fighters mobile application that supports active communities providing mobile awareness2.SNORKEL web application showing quality of swimming waters for users to provide feedback3.Green Navigator iOS app that acts as a "green" navigator informing users for high polluted areas4.Industrial Ecology Simulation simulation game showing the impact of the pollution factor on the natural environment surrounding industrial installations
  9. 9. Athens Green Hackathon 2013• 8th & 9th November, 2013 – Just before the Athens Classic Marathon (Sunday – 10/11)• Meet-ups to be used for the 1st time this year• More data sets, made available earlier
  10. 10. Outcomes• Creation of a small “green hacking community” in Athens• Successful application of collaboration techniques for groups• Documentation and guidelines as to how to organize a Green Hackathon
  11. 11. Spread the word• www.greenhackathon.com• www.facebook.com/GreenHackathon• Twitter: @greenhackathon• Event Location: Athens, Greece• Event Capacity: – 40 hackers (coders, designers, etc) – 60 non-hackers (public)

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