SGNOG, with support from Facebook, is pleased to host its first Hackathon as part of SGNOG7. There is no fee payable to participate in the event, but due to venue and logistical constraints,we are limited to 30 participants.
You are invited to apply to participate in the Hackathon. The organising committee will select participants based on their experience and ability to code. Participants do not need to know a specific programming language or technology, but must bring their own computers (BYOD) to the hackathon. Shortlisted participants will be notified by 21 June 2019.
A Hackathon (hacking marathon) is a group of people, collaborating and working intensively on a solution to address well-defined pain point(s). Don’t try to do it right, just try to get it working!
“Hacking” usually refers to scripting, coding, programming or software development to fix certain issues/problems/challenges. The process brings together network engineers, automation and tooling engineers, developers, researchers, and even students, with varying experiences and backgrounds to create a solution, or a tool to address real life challenges.
The event kicks-off with a coding workshop by Facebook engineers. In this workshop, we begin with a general introduction about Python, and a familiarisation with the coding environment to prepare participants for the rest of the Hackathon.
We then form teams to tackle the ideas that have emerged or the challenges proposed. Everyone codes as a team to address the challenges and to bring their ideas to fruition.
Everyone gets to share their ideas and solutions at the end of the Hackathon! Join us for an amazing 2 days of fun coding, with food and drinks to go!
At the end of the 2-day hackathon, each group will present their problem statement, along with their solution to the rest of the teams. Participants are encouraged to implement the solution in code.
All of the hackathon solutions and prototypes will also be presented at the SGNOG7 conference on 12 July 2019.
For more information, contact the Hackathon team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|18 April 2019||Application Opens|
|7 June 2019||Application Closes|
|21 June 2019||Selected participants notified|
|Day 1 ( 9 July 2019 )|
|0900hrs to 1200hrs||Coding Workshop|
|1300hrs to 1800hrs||Hackathon|
|Day 2 ( 10 July 2019 )|
|0900hrs to 1600hrs||Hackathon|
|1600hrs to 1730hrs||Prototype Forum / Happy Hour|
|12 July 2019||Hackathon Presentation @ SGNOG7 Conference|
Please note that by registering, all attendees at our event are agreeable with the following code of conduct.
Facebook will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody. We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free hackathon experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of hackathon participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any venue, including other online media.