Western Canada's Largest Hackathon

nwHacks is the biggest hackathon in Western Canada hosted at the University of British Columbia. This hackathon is dedicated to creating a thriving community of technology lovers in the Pacific Northwest region by bringing together the brightest minds for an epic two day event.  Get ready for a weekend of learning and discovery!

See the main site for more information: https://nwhacks.io

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Requirements

All projects must be submitted on Devpost by 1:00 PM PST on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

All participants must follow MLH's Code of Conduct.

Judges

Dr. Jason Ernst

Dr. Jason Ernst
Chief Scientist, RightMesh

Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan
Lead Partner, Deloitte Digital

Hasan Cavusoglu

Hasan Cavusoglu
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Robert Nygren

Robert Nygren
President & CEO, Epic Fusion Corp

Mark Reid

Mark Reid
Educational Technology Consultant, SET-BC

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    Is the hack technically interesting or difficult? Were there real technical challenges to surmount?
  • Originality
    Is the project unique and creative? When someone sees the project, will they think "WOW this is cool"?
  • Design / User Experience
    Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well-designed?
  • Practicality
    Is there a problem that the hack solves? If so, how useful is it?