HVTechFest Hackathon - Online Hackathon

Online event - GDG Capital Region
Oct 23 - 24, 2020, 2:00 PM (EDT)

15 RSVP'ed

About this event

Hello GDG Capital Region enthusiasts,

Sign up for the Hackathon: https://hvtechfest.com/hackathon

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Other useful resources:
HVTechFest Discord
Mentors and Volunteers Sign Ups
HVTechFest Slack

Call For Problem Solvers!

Looking to inspire and challenge #innovators, #developers, creative thinkers, and #entrepreneurs in New York, we are excited to use #ArtificialIntelligence, #MachineLearning and other #tech to solve public, community and civic society challenges.

Are you concerned about issues related to #SocialDistancing? #DigitalDivide? Small businesses trying to survive through “New (ab)normal” challenges?

Join us at the Second Annual Hackathon, as the key activity of our Hudson Valley Tech Festival. https://hvtechfest.com/

HVTechFest 2020 - Youth Virtual Hackathon
October 23-24th

- Igniting Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Empowering with Technology
- Elevating brains, Elevating Lives

We will work together to address Social Distancing and Digital Divide challenge

If you think of starting a startup, HVTechFest #Hackathon would be the best for #DesignThinking and #ideageneration phase. It serves your #startup #proofofconcept and #Problem-Solution testing.
#HVTechFest #hackathon2020

Teams have to submit a digital artifact / prototype demonstrating Problem-Solution proposed. We will mix hi-tech and low-tech functions and match each team with professionals to help deliver a prototype and a pitch deck.

Day of Schedule and time commitment expected:

Friday October 23, 2020
Kickoff and introducing the problem: 2:00-2:30PM
Design Thinking warm up: 2:30-3:00PM
PitchFest 3:00PM - 3:30PM
Teams forming: 3:00-3:30PM
Empathy Mapping 3:30-4:00PM
Technology to Use 4:00-4:30 PM
Talk Time for Sponsors: 4:30 - 5PM
Begin Hacking: 5PM

Saturday October 24, 2020
Cease Hacking: 2:00PM
Keynote talk: 2:00PM
Submit Projects: 2:30PM
Intro and Welcome Judge: 2:30-2:45PM
Demos and Presentations: 2:45-4:30PM
Judge Deliberation: 4:30-5 PM
Award Ceremony: 5PM
Celebration and networking: 5:30PM

Friday, October 23, 2020, 2:00 PM EDT
Saturday, October 24, 2020, 6:00 PM EDT

This is an online event.
RSVP: Sign up for the Hackathon: https://hvtechfest.com/hackathon

See you online!


October 23 - 24
2:00 PM (EDT)


Online event


  • Linda Kovacs

    Linda Kovacs


    GDG Lead & WTM Ambassador

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  • Fausto Hernandez

    Fausto Hernandez

    Team Member

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  • Jason Rotella

    Jason Rotella

    GDG Founding Organizer

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  • Blain Smith

    Blain Smith

    Team Member

  • Chadd Portwine

    Chadd Portwine

    Team Member