In celebration of National Science and Technology Week, Hackforge and WEtech Alliance partnered for the third time with HackWE 3.0. This hackathon focused on working with scientific data and creating new projects and creatively solving problems.
The reveal is Sunday, October 26th, starting at 12PM at the Windsor Star Green Bean Cafe (300 Ouellette Ave). The afternoon is free and open to the public.
The hackathon kicked off on Friday, October 17th at the Windsor Public Library. Teams, both professional and student, have been working all week using science data and will demonstrate and present their projects to the public and judges.
Judges include Heather Pratt Executive Director, Research & Innovation, University of Windsor, Bob Price, Analyst Programmer for the City of Windsor; Renee Pare, Sales Director for Next Dimension; and Frank Abbruzzese, President of AlphaKOR Group.
Teams are competing for the titles of Best Professional Project, Best Student Project, Most Creative Project, and Best Use of Science Data.
HackWE 3.0 is in partnership with the University of Windsor, EPICentre, St. Clair College, Open Data Windsor Essex, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) and Next Dimension.