NGA Hackathon / Demothons in Sept & Nov 2016
This back to school season, look at these two prize money / possible job placement Hackathons/Demothons.
The NGA ( National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency — https://nga.gov ) is looking for new fresh ideas for big data analysis and dataset collection and has opened the Disparate Data Challenge. This Hackathon & Demothon is a 2 stage engagement with stage 1 open to US citizens and stage 2 only open to stage 1 winners. Stage 1 submissions due by Sept 19, 2016.
Also part of NGA’s Hackathon series and backed by the AngelHack as well as Blue Compass LLC, is ExpeditionHacks, hosted at Hunter College, NYC On Nov 12-13,2016. This Event is more of the traditional 24 hr hackathon. Where teams of UP TO 5 can show their merit on a Geo-spatial conservation and efficiency hack session. Show you can provide a sustainability, or ‘come-up’ solutions for indigenous communities.