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Fri, 11 Aug 2017, 5:00 PM – Sat, 12 Aug 2017, 5:00 PM SST
Make Diversity Happen
Pride Hacks is the world’s largest LGBTQ2+ hackathon. Expecting over 700 participants from across North America, participants will have the chance to create technology, business and community-based solutions for the LGBTQ2+ community and pitch those solutions to high-level industry experts. Taking place during Canada Pride, hosted in Montreal during August 2017, Pride Hacks will provide an inclusive environment for people from all backgrounds to utilize their academic and/or professional training and experiences to find solutions to challenges proposed by Pride Hack’s partners.
A Weekend of Teamwork
After a thought-provoking evening of speakers, you will be presented with an amazing set of workshops throughout the night to begin developing your solution. Sleeping is optional.
From Pitch to Reality
Professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds will be present at Pride Hacks to provide you with the expertise you need to make your project a reality.
Building Global Leaders.
The future lies in those who understand the world’s marginalized communities. With excellent workshops and inspirational speakers, Pride Hacks will equip you with a deep understanding of the LGBTQ2+ community’s culture, history and challenges.
6:00pm: Opening Plenary
7:30pm: Team Formation
8:00pm-3:00am: Solution Development // Workshops
3:00am-8:00am: Final Work Session
8:00am-11:00am: Practice Pitch
12:00pm: Final Pitch // Grand Prize is given
2:00pm: Exposition of projects in lobby
5:00pm: Closing Plenary