IT forum “Hackathon-1654” will start on February 19th at Kuznetsov Kharkiv National University. The event will become the starting point of a complex project Kharkiv StartUp Factory aims at the environment development for technology business in Kharkiv region.
IT-specialists will participate in the event together with marketers, managers, lawyers (young people under the age of 35 years). Participants will be offered 3 cases (directions) related to an increase in the competitiveness of the region and ensuring its sustainable development.
During the event the teams must develop and submit for consideration of the jury their vision of the implementation of the objectives using IT-technologies. The judges are experts from Silicon Valley, mentors are entrepreneurs and representatives of leading Ukrainian (and not only) companies.
The winners of “Hackathon-1654” will be awarded with diplomas and gifts from partners: EPAM, Microsoft Ukraine, Startup.Network, ILF. Among the organizers of Hackaton there are the National Aerospace University, Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, KarazinStartups and public union Kharkiv IT Cluster.
The forum will be held at Inzhenernyi Lane, 3 at 14:00 of February 19th till 22.00 of 20 February.
Reference. Hackathon is developers’ forum during which experts from different areas of software development (programmers, designers, managers) work together to solve some issues.