CMC presents Festival Of Future Hackathon. The idea of a hackathon is to collaboratively find solutions for real world problems in a short period of time. Teams work in an extreme manner, to start from scratch and end with a working
It’s a competition where teams of programmers, developers, designers and project managers come together to design & build a product or solution for a pre-identified problem area.
Date : 28th-29th February 2020
Pimpri Chinchwad, Autocluster, Pune
Designers, developers, Professionals, Students and superpowers will join forces to create the future of India.
For those who are still deciding whether or not to register their teams in such an event, hackathon is the perfect stomping ground to widen your network and learn things that may have never even crossed your mind.
Beyond coding, Festival Of Future brings an awe-inspiring social event that gathers a pool of great talents across the region alongside a panel of prominent judges.
Now is the time to bring your ideas to life. Join us and be part of the Festival Of Future.
To hack, or not to hack. That is the question that haunts every programmer, be it for good or bad. The task can be daunting, requiring an immense focus that stretches from hours to weeks, proving only a select few are able to take up the challenge.
Like any sporting event, history will be made with each passing second, and Festival of Future promises to be a weekend full of drama as teams vie with each other to turn ideas into revolutionary real-world solutions within a short period of time.
Hone your technical and communications skills by resolving challenges over two power-packed days through an intense process of brainstorming, coding and bonding with your teammates, and even collaboration with other teams.
If you’re struggling to come up with business ideas, our panel of judges or mentors - comprising the industry’s best - are here to offer invaluable feedback and mentoring to take your thinking to the next level.
Rub shoulders with industry leaders, entrepreneurs and like-minded individuals from across the region. Win or lose, this is the perfect networking platform. Who knows, it could even land you the biggest project of your career!
You are free to use any domains such as web-based, mobile, IOT, OTT, wearable tech, and Raspberry Pi etc. The solution must also be able to scale.
After Final Checkpoints At Hack Day.
This is where your marketing skills come into play. Just like the hundreds of awe-inspiring business pitches that take place daily in India, LIVE DEMOS are the only way to go.
Each team has 4-5 minutes to present, including a minimum 1-minute live demo of working proof of concept/ prototype/app, and Q&A session with the judges
Don’t worry if the project is not 100% complete as it will be judged based on the following criteria, including but not limited to:
Each team must consist of six (6) team members max and four (4) min. Each individual is only permitted to register in one team.
Participants are to pre-select their team members and nominate their own team leader. The team leader will be responsible for submitting his/her team members’ participation details by Given date
All team members must appear in person on-site at the Festival Of Future venue by registration time on the first day of the Hackathon and must be present throughout the event. Failure to do so may result in disqualification for the entire team.
Festival Of Future is dedicated to offering a safe space where people of all backgrounds can gather, embrace their differences and innovate together! Any harassment, including racism, sexism or any other form of discrimination, is strictly not tolerated.
Build something and be ready to present your hack! The presentation must not deviate from the challenge. Teams that do not address the substance of the challenge will be disqualified. All submission(s) must be original work. Any form of plagiarism or copying is not allowed. All submission(s) must be new. Any work that has been submitted for other competitions (whether in India or overseas) or has been used for commercial purposes and/or has been published in any media will not be accepted. The organiser shall not be responsible for entries that are lost or contain corrupted data due to whatever reasons.
To ensure all teams start on equal footing, we ask that all codes, graphics, sound and other assets be created during the hackathon, although teams will be allowed to plan and create basic designs and layouts ahead of the event. Usage of public domain images or any materials with Creative Commons licensing is strictly not allowed. Teams violating this rule will be disqualified immediately.
All teams are encouraged to utilise third-party services, libraries and open source projects. Build something amazing using the great resources and the amazing APIs available in the public domain.
All teams and participants shall give PCMC the right of first refusal of ownership for all codes, solutions, apps, software, data and concepts built and submitted at the Festival Of Future. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for further information.
Hack, make new friends and have an awesome time! We understand it can be challenging, so don’t forget to take breaks, eat healthily and just enjoy the event