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Call for Hackers

The Global Junior Challenge and the international Smart & Heart Cities initiative will be held in Rome, next autumn (28-30 October, 2015). This will be a unique multi-event, a challenge moulding civic, social and technological INNOVATION to develop a democratic knowledge society.

On the occasion of the GJC and Smart & Heart Initiative, the more enlightened minds are invited to participate at the “International Hackathon for Civic and Social Innovation”: an event which will involve hacker from all of Europe, programmers, digital artists and students who will develop applications and software solutions to improve the city of Rome.

Everyone involved will have the possibility to interact, collaborate and create projects together. A spontaneous collaboration created by the integration, the exchange of the knowledge.
This year the main topic is the “social and civic innovation”. What is the role of the citizens in the technology development? In order to extend the common concept of “smart cities”.

Who we are looking for?
The application is open to “Hacker” from all of Europe: IT experts, APP and software developers, coders, designers and web graphics.
It is also open to all keens on ICT and new technologies who want to take a challenge and actively participate at the creation of common projects. To participate it’s necessary to fill out the form below no later then the 10th october 2015.
Applicants can participate alone or in a team (electing a representative) composed by 6 persons maximum.

A panel of expert will select the winners. The award ceremony will held in Campidoglio, on the 30th october 2015.

Don’t forget

  • Your computer
  • Business Card: networking is important!