ACM NUST is organizing an overnight hackathon in KNCT Hub and this is why you should participate

By Shaheryar Ehsan on
April 23, 2019
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ACM NUST is organizing Islamabad’s first overnight hackathon on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at KNCT Hub, Islamabad this Saturday, 27th April. The 34-hour hackathon will feature development groups focusing on making projects on 7 of the total 17 SDGs set by the United Nations and the hackathon is also aligned with Vision 2030 of the National Development Plan currently being implemented.

The hackathon is being sponsored by GitHub and Byco Petroleum Pakistan and will be held in cooperation with Google Developers Group Islamabad and Google Cloud Developers Community Islamabad. The judges for the event include an esteemed panel including Google Developer Community Manager Saad Hamid and Chief Customer Experience Officer of Jazz Sadia Khurram.

The theme of the hackathon is centered around the following SDGs:

  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Good Health and Wellbeing
  • Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • Life on Land
  • Quality Education
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Clean Water and Sanitation

The registration is free and you can sign-up here if you are interested in participating in this hackathon.

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