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HackWE 3.0

WEtech Alliance, Hackforge, University of Windsor and St. Clair College

Friday, October 17, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

HackWE 3.0

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Celebrating National Science and Technology Week, WEtech Alliance and Hackforge are collaborating on HackWE 3.0, a hackathon focused on open data from the sciences. We’re looking for teams of tech students or professionals to compete, and science people to help competitors interpret the data and solve useful problems with it.

Artists and designers are also welcome to form or join a team – teams with cool visualizations will have a leg up.
Student teams are eligible for prizes. Professional teams are competing for bragging rights.

Participating teams will come together for the “draft” and a series of talks on science and technology on Friday, October 17th. The teams will present their completed projects on Sunday, October 26th.

This Hackathon is in partnership with St. Clair College, the University of Windsor, and Open Data Windsor Essex.

KICK-OFF:        

Friday, October 17 @ 1pm to 5pm
Windsor Public Library – Central Library
850 Ouellette Avenue

MID-WEEK CHECK IN: 

Wednesday, October 22 @ 7PM to 9PM
Hackforge with the Software Craftsmen’s Guild
850 Ouellette Avenue

REVEAL:  

Sunday, October 26 @ 12PM – 5PM
Green Been Café @ Windsor Star
300 Ouellette Avenue

TOP PRIZES:    
Exclusive Dinner with Expert in the Commercialization of Apps
Admission to App Commercialization Seminar
Smartwatch sponsor by Next Dimension

CONTACT:
Irek Kusmierczyk, WEtech Alliance
ikusmierczyk@wetech-alliance.com
519.997.2848

Sarah Morris, Hackforge
Sarah@Hackf.org
519.996.4982

REGISTER:
www.hackwe3.eventbrite.com

When & Where


Windsor Public Library
850 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON
Canada

Friday, October 17, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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WEtech Alliance, Hackforge, University of Windsor and St. Clair College

About WEtech Alliance: WEtech Alliance fosters innovation and accelerates growth. As one of the seventeen Regional Innovation Centres in the province of Ontario, funded by the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, WEtech provides an extensive roster of programs, advisory services and training to clients and members in the technology and innovation sectors in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent regions.

About Hackforge: Hackforge Windsor is a concept for a shared, community-driven physical space where creative technological minds can come together and make things happen.

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