Think you have what it takes?
Then put your ideas and coding skills to work and
change the world

We will put you on a team and together you will come up with an idea to help those who can’t help themselves.
Then spend a weekend bringing your idea to life!
You don't need to know how to code to join. Have fun!

Theme: Apps That Empower!

The Sheridan Hackathon is intended to encourage creativity, innovation, and cross-program collaboration within the Sheridan student body through the creation of gutsy, inspired, and real-world applications. Participants will have the opportunity to network with their peers, learn from the expertise of both computing and business faculty, and pitch their ideas to industry and college partners. Prizes will be awarded to the team that creates the best app. In order to be successful, participants will need to demonstrate advanced research, organization, teamwork, problem-solving and communication skills.

Positioned at the center of connecting students to knowledge, the library provides a perfect platform for this event. As a neutral space, students from different programs -- whether applied computing, business, graphic design, health or other programs – have the opportunity to collaborate together on a programming project. In addition, the hackathon will further the library’s commitment to promoting critical thinking, collaboration, an entrepreneurial spirit, open source and open data, and life-long learning.

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Where

The Shackathon will take place on the third floor of the Davis campus library.

When

Saturday June 7th and Sunday June 8th, 2014.

Register

To register, simply out the information here. We will place you on a team or you can specify who you want to work with. Students outside of FAST are welcome as well.

We would like to thank the following supporters

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IEEE

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DataWind

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