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Dublin Hacks: Disaster-Smart Cities

Geeks Without Bounds

Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:30 PM (GMT)

Dublin Hacks: Disaster-Smart Cities

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First Timer Ended Free  
Back End Dev Ended Free  
Front End Dev Ended Free  
Designer Ended Free  
UI/UX Ended Free  
Speaker / Mentor / Facilitator Ended Free  
Observer Ended Free  
Idea Person Ended Free  

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Come hack for urban disaster preparedness!

Geeks Without Bounds is hosting Dublin Hacks as a way for technologists and coders to contribute to the wellbeing of their city during a disaster scenario - and help response efforts go as smoothly as possible. Urban disaster preparedness seeks to create technologies that help empower people in the face of uncertain circumstances to be the architects of their own rescue.

So what are we doing?

Curated challenges for urban disaster preparedness will be presented by local humanitarian and disaster groups, and participants will form teams around those challenges. You are also heartily encouraged to pitch your own related idea at the event and submit your project at the final judging. Teams will have all day Saturday to work on their projects before final submissions are due at 18:30.

Safe Space.

Coders of all genders and presentations are welcome, and we provide a safe space to learn, make mistakes, and try again. We encourage techies of all skill sets and experience levels to attend, from the brand new coder to the veteran C+er. We set the expectation of mutual respect for everyone at the event, and work to make sure participants feel welcome. 


Friday, Nov. 1st

  • 19:00 - 19:30: Doors open - snacks and beer
  • 19:30 - 20:30: Overview, intros, talks, and challenges
  • 20:30 - 21:30: Team Formation
Saturday, Nov. 2nd
  • 9:00 - 9:30: Doors open - breakfast and caffeine
  • 9:30 - 13:00: Hacking!
  • 13:00 - 13:30: Lunch
  • 13:30 - 17:30: Hacking!
  • 17:30 - 18:30: Presentations
  • 18:30 - 19:00: Judging
  • 19:00 - 19:30: Prizes and closing summary



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Have questions about Dublin Hacks: Disaster-Smart Cities? Contact Geeks Without Bounds

When & Where

TOG Dublin
Warehouse Unit C
Chancery Lane
Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland

Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:30 PM (GMT)

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Geeks Without Bounds

Geeks Without Bounds is an accelerator for humanitarian projects. We take teams through a six month mentorship cycle to bring good intentions to a state of deployment in humanitarian or disaster response.

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