Innovate Good is a 24-hour student Hackathon that held at UMBC 29-30 April 2017 with the theme of creating software or hardware projects to benefit social causes. Participating will give you an opportunity to learn new skills, make friends, create your wildest idea, and share it with the world. Whether you want to create a website, dabble with Photoshop, make a robotic arm, or develop a game, it’s up to you to decide what to learn. Food, beverages, swag, workspaces, and sleeping areas will be provided.
Innovate Good will have four main tracks with awards for the best projects (Health/Environmental, Legal/Justice Housing and Education) as well as additional sponsor prizes.
If I don’t have a team or an idea, it’s not a problem. You can find a team once you arrive. Most hackers arrive without a team. You will often find inspiration for ideas at the hackathon.
If don’t don’t code, it’s opportunity to learn something new. There will be workshops geared towards beginners and mentors to help you throughout the event.
All kinds or projects are welcome, including Web, mobile, desktop, IoT and hardware. Projects will be judged based on creativity, technical difficulty, polish, and usefulness.
For more information and to register, see the Innovate Good site (http://innovate.hackumbc.org/). Register early since there is only space for a limited number of participants.
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