Hackathon 2017

Do you write code, design user-interfaces, craft databases, ensure software security, or work in any other way to create software? Do you have a heart to serve Jesus and want to use your professional skills for His Kingdom? Then we’d like to invite you to join us for 10 days this summer!
We hope to create several pieces of Kingdom-worthy software that serve in a variety of ways. The projects we tackle might assist in evangelism, encourage prayer, organize refugee work, inspire your walk with God, coach people in disciple-making, or one of several other needed projects. The list of possibilities is endless!
Where: Kandern, Germany
When: June 29 – July 8

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    Registration ends March 15

    Hackathon Schedule

    29 June: Arrival
     
    Open: this will be a time for you to find your accommodations, get settled, and rest.
    Intro & Pitches: This will be a time when we officially introduce ourselves and present the vision for the next nine days. After introductions, project proposals will be pitched. Hackers will then have time to consider and discuss the projects and decide which project they’ll work on.
    30 June - 1 July: Sprint #1
    The Hackathon is underway and firing on all cylinders. Eat & sleep as necessary 😉
    2 July: Church and Exploration
     
    Group Outing: Information TBA

    There will be free time after the group outing. It is important to note that shops and restaurants are closed on Sundays.

    3-4 July: Sprint #2
     
    July 3: Second Sprint begins
    July 4: Second Sprint ends at 17:00
    5 July: More Exploration
    We’ll go out for the day. Check back for details.
    6-7 July: Sprint #3 and Winners Announced
     
    July 6: Third Sprint begins
    July 7: Third Sprint ends. Code will freeze at noon. At this point all code must be finalized and submitted. Projects are done!
    Presentations: You will have 1.5 hours to prepare your presentation. At 15:30, every team will show off their creation to the rest of the group.
    Voting: Everyone will get a chance to vote for the project they think they did best, and no you can’t vote for yourself 😉 Voting will close at 18:30.
    Closing Ceremonies: We will announce the winners and have some fun.
    8 July: Departures
    Hackers Travel Home

    *The Hackathon schedule is subject to updates and changes at any time.

    Interns wanted for this event. Click here for more info.