Missouri S&T Computer Teams Can Hack It in Competition

DSC_4666-300x200Missouri University of Science and Technology will kick off a Golden Jubilee celebration marking the 50th anniversary of its computer science degree program with a competition designed to help society through computing.

The Hackathon for Humanity (H4H) contest kickoff runs from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, in Room 209 of the computer science building with live streaming for remote participation.  Read more at:  http://news.mst.edu/2015/09/missouri-st-computer-teams-can-hack-it-in-competition/



Hackathon for Humanity Kickoff – Thu, Sep 3, 2015

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Alumni and students are invited to participate in Missouri S&T’s first ever Hackathon for Humanity (H4H), one of the many ways we are celebrating 50 years of computer science excellence.  Team prizes are:  $1000 for 1st place, $600 for 2rd place, and $400 for 3rd place!

The Hackathon for Humanity kickoff is Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 pm Central Time in CS 209.   Free food and beverages for those who can attend in person.  For remote attendees (e.g., alumni, students who just woke up), if you just want to watch, use the passive live stream at https://www.kaltura.com/tiny/dge9i or, if you want to actively participate, then use this WebEx link with meeting number 637 816 875 and password hackathon.   During this event, examples of apps serving society will be provided and the procedures for forming teams and submitting entries demonstrated. This is the perfect opportunity for Q&A and to form teams on the spot.

Key dates are shown below and complete information, including inspiring examples and hackathon rules,  can be found at the Hackathon for Humanity website.

9/3/2015 – Competition Start Date, Kickoff with live streaming in Room CS 209

9/21/2015 – Competition End Date

9/229/30/2015 – Judging

10/1/2015 – Winners informed and invited to awards ceremony at Homecoming

10/23/2015 – Homecoming Awards Ceremony with winning submission videos presentation

This article was updated on September 1, 2015 to include the URLs for live streaming and WebEx participation.