Islamabad Civic Hackathon 2016 Opens Applications

There is a growing number of hackathons being organized by universities and different companies. These hackathons bring forward students and professionals that build  cost-effective and smart solutions for community welfare.

The latest hackathon in town is “The Islamabad Civic Hakathon.”

Here’s what its about.

Details About Islamabad Civic Hackathon

This is a 2 day hackathon that will be held on 16th of  July. It is being organized by Code for Pakistan and its Islamabad Innovation lab. This innovation lab is a joint program with OPEN Islamabad.

This civic Hackathon is free for all to participate.

The event will feature the following:

  • Open-source design thinking.
  • Mentorship from experts from Government and Non-government organizations.
  • Network with other teams and share ideas.
  • Create functional proto-types that address a particular problem of interest and provide a viable solution.

Who Should Apply for the Hackathon?

If you have skills related to the following categories, then you are encouraged to participate in this hackathon:

  • Web development
  • Mobile app development
  • Data analysis
  • Research in Community welfare and civic problems

The organizers have encouraged interested people to apply in advance for the event given the logistical and space requirements.

How to Apply?

You can apply by filling up a form that details your personal information and any idea that you have in addressing a particular civic problem. Apply here.

The Islamabad Hackathon team will get in touch with you given the veracity and viability of your submitted idea.

You can check out updates about this event by visiting their Facebook page and the Official website of the organizers Code For Pakistan.