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Registration is CLOSED - the deadline for registration was November 19th at 11:59pm EST.
WHAT IS HACKGSU?
hackGSU is the Hackathon hosted by the GSU Computer Science Department's ACM, IEEE & girls++ student organizations. 100% free of charge, $$ Prizes $$. This semester, hackGSU will be a 400+ participant event taking place ONLINE from November 20-22.
WHERE WILL IT BE HELD?
|7PM||Opening Ceremonies||11AM||Workshop D: When Mr. Ancient meets Ms. Future: the romance of Go and AI||12NOON||Submit to Devpost & Coding Ends!!|
|11AM #2||Workshop X: Using APIs to make your App Awesome!|
|8PM||Idea Mixer & Team Forming - need a team? Join us!||12NOON||Workshop E: GSU CETL: Introduction to Digital Learners to Leaders||1PM||Sponsors and Judges Meeting|
|9PM||Workshop A: Introduction to Modern Web Development||1PM||Workshop F: Intro to Full Stack Development with Angular and Spring Boot||2PM||Judging interviews with participants start!|
|10PM||Workshop B: Security & Crypto Workshop||2PM||Workshop G: API Development with GraphQL||4PM||
Final Round of Judging
|11PM||Workshop C: Building Scalable data-analysis pipelines with Snakemake||3PM||Workshop H: Working in the IT Industry -The Female Perspective||7PM||
|4PM||Workshop I: Using Color to Win Challenges (How to use color in your UI/UX)||8PM||Winners posted on devpost|
|5PM||Workshop J: Microsoft Interviewing Skills - How to get started on an amazing career|
|12MIDNIGHT||Midnight Madness Challenge!|
|!! CODING||ALL DAY !!|
**This schedule is estimated and is subject to change. Schedule details will be sent to registrants selected to participate.
$7,000 in prizes
GE Ingenuity Prize - 1st place
At GE, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture, where everyone feels empowered to do their best work because they feel accepted, respected, and that they belong.
We are giving away first-place and second-place prizes to the teams whose project embodies these ideals, by offering this challenge:
Make an app to help drive inclusion and diversity in your teams and peer groups
By embracing diverse teams and perspectives, we are better equipped to build a world that works.
First-place prize (max of 4, 1 per team member)
Second-place prize (max of 4, 1 per team member)
State Farm Ingenuity prize - 1st place
State Farm is here to Help Life go Right - we are offering prizes to the team that makes an app which embodies this theme!
Microsoft Ingenuity Prize
Microsoft will be giving away prizes to the team that fully embodies our mission of "To empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more" using the power of Azure. Whoever does the "best" with Azure will receive Surface Earbuds, A Microsoft Branded Backpack, and a Limited Edition Project Scarlett T-Shirt. (Prizes for up to 4 people, project scarlett was the internal name for the Xbox Series X.)
Diversified Ingenuity Prize
Diversified Ingenuity Prize - Diversified is enabling a digital future—connecting people, technology and experiences, where and when it matters most. We will be awarding our challenge prizes of waterproof JBL Clip mini-speakers to the team with the best use of UI and UX that is easy to use and supports the goal of their project.
HackGSU First Place
Best in show! Everyone is automatically submitted for this prize!
HackGSU Second Place
Overall second place! Everyone is automatically submitted for this prize!
HackGSU Third Place
Overall third place! Everyone is automatically submitted for this prize!
GSU CETL DLL Ingenuity Prize - 1st prize
Digital Learners to Leaders seeks to empower Georgia State students to use technology to impact communities. For the DLL Challenge, teams are encouraged to solve a community issue or challenge often found in urban communities.
1. All team projects must involve technology and impact a well-defined social or community issue
2. Projects can be an app or a hardware device
First Prize (1 per team member, up to 4)
EVO Shift 3 Axis Gimbal
Second Prize (1 per team member, up to 4)
Blue Snowball iCE Mic
Third Prize (1 per team member, up to 4)
THIS IS RESTRICTED TO GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ONLY! Sorry, only students who currently attend GSU are eligible for this DLL prize.
GSU CS girls++ Challenge
Stand with Girls++ and continue to encourage female computer science students by creating a platform that motivates women to strive for advancements in STEM.
The winners of this challenge will use their creativity to determine which platform (website, mobile app, video game, hardware, etc.) will be used to complete this challenge!
Prize: echo dots (1 per team member, up to 4)
NOTE: This must be a innovative/unique Idea!!
GSU CS Department MIDNIGHT MADNESS
Machine Learning! Disaster! Madness! and More!
You must join the Midnight Madness on Saturday night to learn about this challenge!!!! You MUST submit to this challenge using the directions provided at the Midnight Madness on Saturday night!!
GRAND PRIZE: DJI Tello drone and carrying case! (one per person, up to 4 team members)
Astral Ingenuity Challenge
Best Spring boot app!
!! TO LEARN MORE ATTEND Workshop F: Intro to Full Stack Development with Angular and Spring Boot !!
PRIZE:: echo dots (1 per team member, up to 4)
GE Ingenuity Prize - 2nd place
Microsoft Ingenuity Prize - Honorable Mention
State Farm Ingenuity prize - 2nd place
State Farm Ingenuity prize - Honorable Mention (2)
GSU CETL DLL Ingenuity Prize - 2nd prize
GSU CETL DLL Ingenuity Prize - 3rd prize
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
All university students*! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.
*You are required to use an email address ending in .edu to register!