About

The #HackathonPune is a 24-hour hackathon aimed at encouraging participants to use emerging technology and build creative solutions that positively impact society.

Date: 16th-17th November 2019

Rules

  • Registration begins at 8:00 AM and closes at 9:00 AM on Saturday 16th November 2019. The event will begin at 9:00 AM.
  • All solutions must be aligned to the theme of the #HackathonPune
  • Teams must comprise of 1-2 people
  • Each team to bring their own laptops and any supporting hardware required to build the solution. Internet will be provided by e-Zest.
  • There is no restriction on any technology (frameworks, platforms, tools etc) that you wish to use
  • All design elements, code, hardware builds, etc. for your project must be created during the event. You are free to discuss and ideate in advance. Written documents and design sketches are allowed.
  • Various rounds of judging will be conducted throughout the event. From among all the competing teams, the judging panel will choose some teams that will proceed to the final round of judging at the end of the event. The decision of the #HackathonPune judging panel regarding the results will be final and binding
  • Teams that make it to the final round will be given up to five minutes to present their finished project to a panel of judges
  • Any intellectual property developed during the hackathon will belong to the team that developed it
  • Certificates of participation will be given at the end of the event, and only to those teams who stay for the entire duration of 24-hours.

Judging Criteria

Our panel of judges will be judging the solutions based on:

  • Use Case and its alignment with the theme
  • Practical Feasibility of the solution
  • Reliability, Security and Ease-of-Use for Masses
  • Overall cost of implementation of solution
  • Adherence of solution to ‘Ethics in AI’

Agenda

Day 1


Check-in

8:30 AM

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9:00am

Opening Ceremony

9:00 AM

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10:00am

Coding Begins!

9:00 AM


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10:30am

Lunch served!

1:00 PM

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1 - 1:45pm

fun Activity

3:30 PM

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1 - 07:00pm

Snacks

5:00 PM

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1 - 11:00pm

Prize

First Prize

INR 1,00,000

Key People

Stephen Forte

Fresco Capital

Eriko Suzuki

Fresco Capital

Devendra Deshmukh

e-Zest Solutions

Girish Chandra

e-Zest Solutions

Patanjali Somayaji

CTO at Capital Float

Manish Prabhu

Microsoft India (R&D)

Satish Pradhan

Independent Consultant at NPCI

Memories

A quick preview of first edition of #HackathonPune. Relive the event in photo gallery

FAQs

The hackathon is a 24-hour nonstop event.
All competing teams are to carry their own machines, and any supporting hardware that you might need. You might want to also carry a jacket, a pair of socks or an eye mask as per your comfort.
No datasets will be provided. Please arrange datasets according to your use case.
Yes, your breakfast, lunch and dinner are on us. There will be tea throughout too. If you wish to have any snacks in between, you are welcome to purchase from our in-house canteen.
While there isn’t going to be a dedicated mentor assigned to each team, there are mentors on the floor to assist you with any questions you have.
Food stalls will be arranged for you from Saturday’s Lunch to Sunday’s breakfast.
We would love to see what you ideate under these sectors. If you are unsure of what to build, you are welcome to choose from among some problem statements that we have outlined under each sector. Corresponding dataset/s for these problem statements will be given.

Partners

Ecosystem Partners

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Cloud Partner

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Exclusive Carpool Partner

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Venue

e-Zest Solutions Ltd.

3rd Floor, Building IT-09, Qubix Business Park - SEZ Blueridge, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjawadi Phase-1, Pune, Maharashtra 411057

Email: megathon2019@e-zest.in

Whatsapp or Phone: 9970894164