Hackathon Program


Saturday April 1 - Sunday April 2


CENTRA Suite - Room 335 Benton Hall

University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida


All events will take place at the CENTRA Suite.

Detailed schedule:

Day Time Event
Wednesday, March 29th 12:00 pm Featured datasets and portals posted to GitHub
Saturday, April 1st 9:45 am Breakfast is served at the CENTRA Suite!
Saturday 10:30 - 11:00 am Welcome & Introductions to your mentor team
Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 am Group Idea Discussion and Team Formation
Saturday 12:00 pm Group photo
Saturday 12:05 pm Hacking STARTS!
Saturday 1:00 pm Sandwiches availible
Saturday 3:00 pm Socrata API Workshop - learn about web-based data APIs
Saturday 5:00 pm GitHub Workshop - working with peers through GitHub
Saturday 7:00 pm Dinner is served!
Saturday 8:00 pm CENTRA Suite will remain open all night
Saturday 12:00 am Midnight Snack!
Saturday 1:00 am Workshop - Using ACIS’s Spark infrastructure for big data analysis
Sunday, April 2nd 9:00 am Breakfast is served!
Sunday 11:00 am Hacking STOPS! Final GitHub commits!
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Team Presentations (3 minutes max each, 2 minutes questions)
Sunday 12:00 pm Lunch
Sunday 12:30 pm Award Ceremony