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  • YTF
  • Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) and 3D Africa will host a 3D Printing Hackathon, a platform for creators and idea makers to invent new products. The hackathon will be a gathering of coders, makers and creative minds in a setting that encourages idea exchanges and innovations. YTF will challenge participants to design and 3D print new things for their communities. Participants will be given opportunities to identify possible problems in the communities as they relate to health, security and agriculture and provide some solutions in the form or drones, robots and machines.

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    Theme

    The theme of the event is “Hacking for Social Impact”. Participants will create technology

    Date and Time

    The hackathon will hold on May 11-13, 2017 at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

    Day 1, May 11, 2017 Day 2, May 12, 2017 Day 3, May 13, 2017
    Time Activity Time Activity Time Activity
    12:00pm – 5:00pm Out of state participants arrive and check into hotel 7:30am Breakfast 7:30am Breakfast
    5:00pm Pre-Hack Preparation, Background of 3D Africa, Introduce Mentors 8am Equipment draft 8am Hacking
    6:00pm Hackathon introduction, weekend overview, team formations 9am Hacking Begins 12:30pm Lunch
    6:30pm Review of Hackathon Rules/Answer Questions 12pm Teams update 2:30pm Hacking Ends
    7pm Dinner 12:30pm Lunch 3pm Team demos/presentations
    8pm Team bonding exercises and games 1pm Hacking 5pm Awards Ceremony: Winners announced, Prizes
    6pm Dinner
    8pm Hacking

     

    Day 1, May 11, 2017

    12:00pm – 5:00pm
    Out of state participants arrive and check into hotel

    5:00pm
    Pre-Hack Preparation, Background of 3D Africa, Introduce Mentors

    6:00pm
    Hackathon introduction, weekend overview, team formations

    6:30pm
    Review of Hackathon Rules/Answer Questions

    7pm
    Dinner

    8pm
    Team bonding exercises and games


    Day 2, May 12, 2017

    7:30am
    Breakfast

    8am
    Equipment draft

    9am
    Hacking Begins

    12pm
    Teams update

    12:30pm
    Lunch

    1pm
    Hacking

    6pm
    Dinner

    8pm
    Hacking


    Day 3, May 13, 2017

    7:30am
    Breakfast

    8am
    Hacking

    12:30pm
    Lunch

    2:30pm
    Hacking Ends

    3pm
    Team demos/presentations

    5pm
    Awards Ceremony: Winners announced, Prizes

    About HackforGood

    Through a competitive application process, HackforGood will attract 20 students between the ages of 18 and30. Applicants may be techies, programmers, humanists, artists, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, educators and creative visionaries.

    During the hackathon, participants will first participate in a Human Centered Design workshop, Fusion 360, Arduino programming and 3D printing. They will form teams and brainstorm solutions to problem in the area of health, security, transportation and agriculture.

    Team products will be judged based on communicated criteria and prizes will be awarded.

    HackforGood will:

  • Identify local talent with the desire to learn and embrace human centered design and 3Dprinting for impact.
  • Enhance positive team building for participants fueled with creativity, innovation and cross-collaboration.
  • We invite you to apply and come and meet other enthusiastic creators passionate about designing and building a world with cutting edge technology!
  • We especially welcome female participants, so please apply by May 1, 2017.

    FAQ

    How Does It Work?
    Who Can Attend?
    I Have Never Participated in a Hackathon. Can I Still Apply?
    How Much Does It Cost?
    Are you providing travel reimbursements?
    How Do I Register?
    What Hardware Will be Available?
    What Should I Bring?
    What Size Should Teams Be?
    What Should I Make?
    How Does Judging Work?
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    Rules

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
    PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    COPYRIGHT
    ELIGIBILITY
    WINNER SELECTION/JUDGING CRITERIA
    AWARDS
    CONDUCT

    How entries will be judged

    Criterion Points Details
    User

    Interface

    50 How easy is your solution to use?

    Is your solution visually appealing and does it demonstrate good human centered design?

    Does it require fewer user interactions than the competition, or automate processes that others require to be done manually?

    Creativity 50 How unique is your solution?

    Does your solution contain a feature that is useful, cost effective, non-obvious, or not considered by others?

    Does your solution go above and beyond in some way that effectively solves the problem while removing pain points for service providers and clients?

    Execution 50 How well does your solution work?

    Is it technically sound?

    How fully does your solution answer the challenge posed at the beginning of the hackathon?

    How close to production-ready is your solution?

    Total points 150

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