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More about the #inForum2015 Hackathon

The hackathon is the culminating event that follows the first week's conference and design jam. inForum initiative believes in embracing the spirit of entrepreneurship and using technological tools to create social change. This two-day event will enable the inspiration of the conference and the exploration of the design jam to be translated into focused solutions.

May 30

  • 9:00am - 10:00am Registration & Breakfast

    Sign up and power up for the day.

  • 10:00am - 10:20am Summary Presentation of Design Jam

    This hackathon is occurring a week after inForum's conference and design jam. The organizers will summarize the main projects presented at the previous week's design jam.

  • 10:20am - 10:30am Breakdown of the Day

    Organizers will give a high level overview of how the day will unfold.

  • 10:30am - 11:15am Pitches

    Based upon the summary of the design jam, attendees are invited to give a 60 second pitch on a project that they'd like to work on. You will be cut off if you exceed the 60 second limit.

  • 11:15am - 11:45am Team Formation

    Did you like a pitch that you heard? Join that person's team - see if you can work together for the weekend

  • 11:45am - 12:30pm Lunch

    Get fed.

  • 12:30pm - 10:00pm Hack Away!

    Work with your team and make something happen. The venue closes at 10pm. 

May 31

  • 9:00am - 10:00am Breakfast

    Regroup with your team in the morning and power up for your last sprint.

  • 10:00am - 4:30pm Hack Away!

    Keep on building!

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm Team Presentations

    10 minutes will be allotted per team, in total, for both the presentations and the Q&A with the audience.

  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm Judge Feedback

    Get insight from industry leaders on how to better implement your projects for genuine impact.

  • 6:00pm - 6:30pm Closing Words & Next Steps

    Shout-outs to everyone who helped make this happen. Open conversation on how to translate these focused projects into tangible social impact going forward.

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Venue sponsored by [IN]cubes

[IN]cubes is a Toronto based incubator and accelerator that sources emerging entrepreneurs and talented startup teams, and graduates qualified businesses with innovative products and ideas towards their first round of capital. [IN]cubes connects with the most forward-thinking and grass-roots Canadian talent with the goals of transforming their new and disruptive technologies into international sensations.

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