Smart City Hackathon: Vancouver

Feb 21st 2015

Be a part of the global Urban Data Fest

Come join us on Feb 21st for a fun day of hard hacking and some partying.

Bring a team, or just yourself

We’ll provide:

  • RESOURCES: a list of data sources and tools
  • A selection of gadgets including arduinos, Raspberry Pi’s, and various sensors
  • The Urban Opus datahub with a set of city centric data sets and a rich API
  • Code templates for those that want a head start
  • An intro to Node-RED, the hottest new IoT hacking tool based on Node.js
  • Team building in the morning so you can team up with skills you think you need
  • Prizes

Event Location:

Centre for Digital Media  CDM|577 – The Hangar – 577 Great Northern Way Vancouver, BC


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Tentative Schedule

Friday 20th (Optional)

  • 7pm-9pm: Optional briefing and initial team creation
  • 9pm-late: Socializing

Saturday 21st

  • 8-10am Setup, briefings, team formation
  • 10-1pm Initial hacking
  • 1-1:30 Lunch and status updates from teams
  • 1:30-:630pm Hard Hacking
  • 6:30-7pm Pizza and team updates
  • 7-9pm Final Push
  • 9-9:30pm Demos and team presentations
  • 9:30-10pm Prizes and wrap up
  • 10pm-late Socialize


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