Blockchain For Good Hackathon Abuja

Training Description: 

Blockchain4Good Hackathon based on the IBM Hyperledger platform to be held as a side event at the Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019.

Venue: Sheraton Hotels Abuja.

The Goal

We’re seeking the best and the brightest to join us in Abuja for two-days, 04 - 05 October 2019, to work on ideas in the areas of Supply Chain, Record Keeping, Agriculture, Health Care, Digital Identity etc.

The goal of the Hackathon is to enable developers to transform their blockchain ideas, utilizing the IBM powered Hyperledger DLT platform, into reality and accelerate creative uses of blockchain technology to positively impact the way we work and live in Nigeria and across Africa. More specifically, we will be looking at the solutions that can improve governance and public sector service delivery. Blockchain opens up new opportunities to positively impact governance, public service, environment, ethical trade, fair work practices and human rights.

The preparation content for the hackathon can be found and studied at the IBM Digital Nation Africa web portal: https://developer.ibm.com/digitalnation/africa/courses/

Candidates who wish to participate will be expected to complete and obtain the badges from the 8 modules course pack on the IBM Hyperledger platform.

The hackathon challenge will be based solely on IBM Hyperledger Composer or Fabric. Participation can be "individual-based" or "team-based" of (maximum 3 team members).

$500 price goes to project winner.

$300 to the first runner-up.

$200 to the second runner-up.

There is no fee to participate.

What to bring

Your own Laptop.

Internet service will be provided.

Participants will have access to expert mentors from all our event sponsors and partners.

Judges will be draw from the team of experts and thought leaders from world class organizations participating in the conference. In-person attendance is capped at 50 people.

ELIGIBILITY

We believe technology should be built by people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We welcome students and pros from all experience levels, women, men. We'd love to have a diverse, comfortable and creative environment for everyone!

All code and IP presented at the hackathon will be owned by its creators.

Remote participation may be considered. Just ask us at: hello@blockchaindev1000.com.

PITCH | FORM TEAM | CODE | REWARD

Register via the tab above.

Platform Support: IBM Hyperledger

Start Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 09:15 to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:15
Status: 
Yet To Begin