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Code for Pakistan sponsored hackathon will take place in Islamabad welcoming people from Rawalpindi also for taking part in the event. It is Islamabad’s second civic hack day aimed for the “civic-minded” people of Islamabad to improve their city. People with coding, development, designing, data analysis skills are welcome for coming up with solutions to their city’s problems. It is an annual event and it is the second Islamabad Civic Hackathon event since it started last year. Such events are common around the world. Such an event taking place in Karachi on International Open Data Day.

Many programmers, designers, analysts, community organizers and government information is expected at this event for upgrading the local services using web, moblie and SMS applications. The target of the hackathon are the educational, health, sustainable development, justice energy, and environment, problems submitted by government or any particular city problem.

Details of the Event

Islamabad Hackathon will take place on the 23rd and 24th of April 2016.

Click here to apply for a place in the list of participants. Registration is free and the last date to apply is 1st April 2016.

There are no specific requirements to take part in the event and anybody can apply. However, only accepted applicants will be able to participate. Participants will have to go through a proper submission procedure to submit their solutions to any problems.

Problem statements will be shared with all the participants on the 18th of April but they will have the option of working on any idea having a civic aspect to it. After the 2-day event, three winners will be announced and will be awarded prizes. The prizes, judge panel, and the judging criteria will be announced later.

More information regarding the event will be available at the event’s homepage and its Facebook page.

 

Source: Propakistani

 

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Mehjabeen Dar

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