The hackathon itself will be a 48 hour process from 20 November – 22 November, to ideate and deploy a solution under three categories. All submitted projects will need to incorporate or make a reference to least one dataset, article or infographic, that will be published closer to the date.
Interested to see some amazing digital or cyber security projects showcased to the world? Voting for the global showcase submissions for the #DigitalDefence Showcase is now OPEN! All projects will go into the running to win awesome prizes (cash and in-kind from a pool of $15,000AUD) from our amazing partners.
The new hackerspace is an all-in-one dashboard for competitors to easily access the required documents, videos, resources and team making function to compete.
A intuititive self-paced checklist walking you through the major processes in forming a team, ideating and submitting a successful solution.
All key hackathon announcements open and available from DAY 1 with helpful summaries provided straight to your dashboard!
A new and improved Slackbot experience with cleaner channels targetted to your region and organisations.
A new collection of short videos, templates and resources to help you through the hackathon process, its challenges, and using the Slack space.
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All event times are in Australian eastern standard time (AEST)
There are two phases to this hackathon. The first phase involves potentially showcasing your work and upvoting other awesome ideas that were developed. Submissions will be due by 23:59, Tuesday 19 November, and be voted on both by the community and a panel of data science experts.
The second phase involves the hackathon. After you sign up you will be invited via email to our event online collaborative space.
Thank you for volunteering your time and expertise to build innovative solutions! There are few resources you can access.
Thank you for volunteering your time and expertise to mentor innovative teams for this cause! There are few resources you can access.
Team formation is going to be happening in a number of different potential ways. You will be able to work out who is in your team before the competition starts however you won’t be able to officially register your team on the Hackerspace until the competition launches.
Please find the rules and guidelines for both the Project Showcase Competition, as well as the #DigitalDefence Hackathon.
Once you have registered, you will receive a welcome email have access to our dashboard, and Slack space.
HackMakers will organise, lead mentors, and mentors with hackathon experience will facilitate teams to maximise their experience. This includes helping match participants to team and skills, debug code, ideate, introduce to the resources and tools, and effectively present their solution.
We will have over $15,000 worth of prizes generously contributed by our sponsors and community partners.
Further announcements will be made closer to the date of the hackathon!
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