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HACKACITY

9 SepTember

2022

Porto

ESTÁDIO DO DRAGÃO

WHAT IS HACKACITY?

Hackacity is a one-of-a-kind hackathon that explores the potential of open city data to develop solutions that will impact the community.

There were already 4 previous editions in Porto. The last one was in 2019.

30

Teams

~140

participants

~70

Data scientists
(companies and academia)

5k

prize pool

2022 EDITION

City data challenge

A challenge to improve life in cities

08:00
Welcome & Check-in

08:30
Event Opening

08:45
Challenge Announcement & Tips

09:00
Ready, Data, Go!

12:30
Lunch

17:00
Finalists Selection

18:00
Deliverables Submission

18:15
Final Presentations

20:05
Jury Deliberation & Networking

20:30
Winners Announcement & Closing

20:50
Cocktail

 

Hack some PRIZES *

FIRST PLACE
2500 Euros

SECOND PLACE
1500 Euros

THIRD Place
750 Euros

OTHER ACTIVITIES
250 Euros

* All prizes are awarded in gift cards (Amazon ES, Cartão Dá or FNAC)

Why participate?

  • Evaluate and improve the data of the city.
  • Network with other data enthusiasts and specialists.
  • Positively impact the community with your solution.
  • Have a great time with your team!
  • Hack some Prizes!

MENTORS

Carlos Gomes

Independent Contractor

Diego Esteves

Head of Data Science at OLX Group

Evgheni Polisciuc

Guest Professor at Universidade de Coimbra

Filipa Dos Santos Rodrigues

Sr Data Scientist at Outsystems

 

Helena Miranda

Data Scientist at Nestlé Nespresso Global Operations Center

 

João Tiago Ascensão

Senior Director of Research at Feedzai

Nélida Branco

Data Scientist at Fidelidade

Pedro Chaves

Director of Data Science at Select Data

Raquel Sebastião

Researcher at IEETA – UA

Ricardo Vitorino

Head of R&I for Smart Cities

Rita Ribeiro

Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science – FCUP

Tiago Otto Rodrigues

Data Science Manager at Farfetch

FAQs

Hackacity is open to both data enthusiasts and data science professionals, 18 years or older. If you fill these requirements, this event is perfect for you! Keep in mind that your team will need some experience (academical, professional, hobby, etc.) for solving the challenge within a short period of time.

No, the registration and participation in Hackacity are free of charge.

We encourage everyone to find a team pre-registration but if you don’t have one and still want to participate, you can register individually and we’ll give our best to find you a team.

Teams must have between 3 and 5 elements.

Registrations will close at 11:59 PM (GMT+1), 2nd September 2022. We will let you soon after you register.

Hackacity is a great opportunity for peer networking, improving your skills, winning prizes, and making some awesome memories. 🙂

The event will take place on the 9th of September on Estádio do Dragão, Porto.

We’ll be providing you with lunch, coffee breaks and drinks at the end of the event.

A good mood, humour and eagerness to learn are welcome! Also, anything you expect to use to solve the challenge (laptop, tablet, etc.).

You do! The team that develops the project is the owner and author of the project and IP. Nevertheless, the Hackacity organisation may use your solutions for promotional purposes and might want to implement your solution. In that case, you and your team will be contacted first.

Great that you would like to help the competition! All of our mentors are volunteers with at least 3 years of experience in the data science field. Drop a line to hi@hackacity.eu and we will let you know what is expected.

Sure you do. If you foresee we can help, write to us at hi@hackacity.eu.

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