In September 2012, Chattanooga hosted it’s first hackathon centered around developing Gigabit Applications as the kick-off for the Mozilla Ignite Gigbit Challenge. Thanks to our wonderful partners and sponsors, Hackanooga is back! The weekend-long event will provide civic-minded designers and developers with a unique opportunity to use Chattanooga’s gigabit network to meet education and workforce development needs.
Join Mozilla, Open Chattanooga and a crew of forward-thinking technologists May 31st – June 1st for a weekend of innovation, coding and fun. We’re also proud to participate as Chattanooga’s official hackathon for the National Day of Civic Hacking, providing opportuniites for citizens to build a more open community. Leveraging the power of Chattanooga’s Gigabit network, we’ll spend two days imagining and prototyping the apps that may one day be the future of learning.
If you plan, build or design for the web, we want you! This is not a spectator sport, so plan to get your hands dirty.
Hack yes! What do I need to do?
Everyone is welcome, but space is limited, so sign-up early! If you’re interested in participating, please register by Friday, May 23, 2014.
If you have an app idea, or a project in process, be prepared to pitch it to the group on Saturday morning. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team or an app idea; we’ll pair you up with a team based on your interests. We’ve partnered with organizations around Chattanooga to uncover potential projects in the education and workforce development space. We have an abundance of ideas and expert resources, now we just need you.
Projects must be eduation or workforce development focused.
Apps produced during the event will be open source projects to benefit Chattanooga and/or the greater good.