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HACKATHON

The hackathon is a free, open kind of hackathon, where in anyone can form a team and build or work on any hack.It may be mobile app, web app, desktop app, a super efficient script, firefox extension or a command line tool or whatever which makes life better or worse!It will be spread over two days filled with mentors, short sprint speaker sessions, final checks, feedback loops and a final judging round.A team size can be between one to three people. While we do allow single member teams, we do suggest no one works along. Collaboration is a lot of fun! Mentors and judges will be arranged in such a way that the representation will be equal from FSFTN side, MIT campus side and the general community side as in from the industry.

Date and Timings:18-02-17 & 19-02-17( 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.)


Structure/Format:

09:00 to 09:30 - Team Interactions

09:30 to 10:00 - Keynote Address and Hackathon Brief
10:00 to 11:30 - Hackathon Ideation with mentors
11:30 to 12:30 - Solution Discussion and identification of areas where FOSS could have an impact
12:30 to 13:30 - Lunch
13:30 to 16:00 - Hackathon First leg - Solution design, UI/UX white boarding, Feasibility analysis
16:00 to 16:30 - First checkpoint over evening snacks with Mentors
16:30 to 18:00 - Hackathon Second leg - Implementation

09:00 to 11:00 - Hackathon Third leg - Implementation
11:00 to 11:30 - Second Checkpoint over midnight snacks with Mentors
11:30 to 13:00 - Hackathon Fourth leg - Implementation
13:00 to 13:30 - Lunch 13:30 to 16:00 - Hackathon Fifth leg - Consolidation of work and testing
16:00 to 17:30 - Team Presentations for Judging
17:30 to 18:00 - Winners announcements Prize Distribution and Group Photo


Rules:

- The person attending the hackathon should use some kind of FOSS tool/resource for building the hack, as in application or script or anything!
- The technical work should have been initiated there on the first day of the hackathon to ensure a clean judgement.

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