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Join us at ATDC for a Hack-A-Thon starting on Friday April 21 and concluding Saturday April 22 (no overnight stay), any one can register, coder or not. Unique to the Year Up Hack-A-Thon is the chance to work directly with Year Up students and learn how Year Up is closing the opportunity divide. This gives everyone a chance to work directly with Year Up students and learn why Year Up is becoming such an important part of many young peoples’ lives. All registration and sponsorship dollars go directly to cover the cost of the event and support Year Up Atlanta. Hack for good!

Confused? A Hack-A-Thon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is a design sprint-like event in which developers, designers, strategists, consultants and other professionals collaborate intensively for a short period of time (usually 1 to 3 days) to deliver solutions for real business problems and opportunities. Click Here to register and for more information. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click Here to download the sponsorship form, once completed please email your form to alex@decycive.com.

Contact

Taisia Grissom

tgrissom@yearup.org

470-891-5167

Event Details

April 21, 2017

6:00pm-9:00pm

Kickoff and Team Building

During the kickoff session, teams will organize and decide on which challenge they want to pursue.

April 22, 2017

9:00am-9:00pm

Hack Day

From 9am to 6pm it will be a fast paced and high intensity hack attack to work with your team to build the best solution to the challenge you decided to solve.

6pm: Presentations

Each team will get 5 minutes to present their problem and solution to a panel of 5 high profile judges.

8:30pm: Awards

Once presentations and judging has concluded, two prizes will be awarded to the First Place and Second Place teams, based on innovation and feasibility standards.

Location

Advanced Technology Development Center

75 5th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30308