Trent University's Annual Hackathon!

Taking place from November 2nd - 4th at Trent University's Student Centre, 350 students will compete to create software and hardware projects within 37 hours.

Electric City Hacks invites programmers of all skill levels and experience to come together to learn and invent products that solve a variety of issues that are seen in today's world.

With companies such as Innovation Cluster, TD, and FreshBooks attending, there will be many opportunities for students to engage with representatives and inquire about future career opportunites.

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Eligibility

Any student who has hacked at and been accepted to Electric City Hacks is able to submit a project.

Participants

Students from secondary and post-secondary schools may take part in Electric City Hacks.

Team Size

Teams can have up to 4 members of registered hackers who must be present at the event.

 

Judges

John Collinson

John Collinson
Vice President, Business Technology, TD Insurance

Matthew Barnes

Matthew Barnes
Software Dev, Freshbooks

Andrea Bonner

Andrea Bonner
Senior I&IT Project Manager, Ontario Government

Dexter Fichuk

Dexter Fichuk
Software Dev, Shopify

Richard Hurley

Richard Hurley
COIS Dept Head, Trent University

Michael Skinner

Michael Skinner
President & CEO, Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster

Peter Northrop

Peter Northrop
Project Management - PMP Agile

Vaz Minasyan

Vaz Minasyan
Lowfoot

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Usefulness
  • Technicality
  • Polish