Build innovative solutions for smarter cities!

Smart Cities Hackathon 2.0 is a space in which developers, entrepreneurs, designers, professors, researchers and persons interested in making their city a better place can gather to build in a collaboratively fashion a solution that makes our city more efficient and intelligent.

This hackathon will occur in parallel to the 1st IEEE International Smart Cities Conference held in Guadalajara on October 25-28th. Smart Cities Hackathon 2.0 will be an innovative and fun event which will be completely free!! Besides, there will be free IBM Bluemix and rocket pitch/business oriented workshops before the hackathon. Join us and help your city become smarter!

All teams will have the chance to present their projects to a jury, and the winners of each category will have the opportunity to present their rocket pitches to ISC2 community during the Gala Dinner!

Important: the event is limited to 100 participants, as more participants join, a filter will be done based on the project idea/description posted as a submission for Smart Cities Hackathon 2.0. Make sure you and your teammates register fast. Selected participants will receive a confirmation notice on October 22 (participants who registered first and that have a project submited to the hackathon will have priority in the selection.)

View full rules

Eligibility

When and where?

  • Free workshops: 25th of October @Reception 2pm - 6pm
  • Hackathon: 26th - 27th of October from 8am - 7pm
  • Hilton Hotel, Ave. de las Rosas 2933, Guadalajara, Mex.
  • Registration starts at 8:00 am @Reception

What does the event include? 

Services inlcuded

Important considerations:

Important considerations

Download the rocket pitch presentation guide! (It is just a guide of what the judges are looking for, you can customize it or create your own!)

 HACKATHON PROGRAM:

Program

Requirements

What should you create?

The objective of Smart Cities Hackathon 2.0 is to encourage participants into building innovative solutions for smarter cities through a rapid pace development. Therefore, an innovative solution with a functional prototype related to one of the challenges below is expected.

CHALLENGES

BEST IBM BLUEMIX CHALLENGE  --- $1,000 dlls prize!!

Objective: The best application developed using IBM Bluemix in any of the challenges will win $1K USD!
Prize: $1,000 dllls in awards, presentation at ISC2 Gala Dinner, possibility of incubation at UDG

Bluemix material

SMART MANUFACTURING AND LOGISTICS CHALLENGE  --- $2K USD prize in awards!!

Objective: Develop an application that solves logistics challenges tracking the merchandise from/to port of destination, security of goods, GPS live tracking, information about drivers, routes, estimated arrival time, etc. For example: an Uber-like application for manufacturing logistics
Prize: $2,000 dllls , presentation at ISC2 Gala Dinner, possibility of incubation at UDG

SMART HEALTH CHALLENGE  --- $500 dlls prize, Intel boards and incubation!!

Objective: Develop a web/mobile application that addresses a Health Challenge
Prize: $500 dlls*, presentation at ISC2 Gala Dinner, possibility of incubation at UDG and coaching for 6 months
* Copy/paste mistake, wrongly stated as $1,000 dlls

GENERAL SMART CITIES CHALLENGE  --- $1,000 dlls prize, Intel boards and incubation!!

Objective: Develop a web/mobile application that makes Guadalajara a more efficient, smarter city
Prize: $1,000 dlls, presentation at ISC2 Gala Dinner, possibility of incubation at UDG and coaching for 6 months

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD   ---  $1,000 dlls prize!!

You can base your video in the rocket pitch presentation guide!

 View complete rules to win the prize!

 

SPONSORS

 

Sponsors

How to enter

Join us at the hackathon by registering in the link above!

Remember you MUST upload/join a project in order to participate in Smart Cities Hackathon 2.0. Since the maximum number of participants is 100, confirmation of participating projects will be announced in October 22!

JUDGING CRITERIA

Download rocket pitch presentation guide! (It is just a guide of what the judges are looking for, you can customize it or create your own!)

Rubric

Judges

Francisco Medrano

Francisco Medrano
Sr Test Engineer at IBM

Francisco Huizar

Francisco Huizar
IT Architect at IBM

Marco Ramírez

Marco Ramírez
IBM Toastmaster

Judging Criteria

  • See criteria above