Make an impact
Deloitte’s #Gonehacking is more than just a hackathon. This year’s partner, Børns Vilkår (Children’s Welfare) needs your help. In order to continue to be present for the many children who experience problems in their daily lives, Børns Vilkår are convinced that they must continue their digital development. They think that it is exciting to engage young talents and the latest theoretical knowledge to make the help even better.
During 36 hours of creativity and coding, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference for the children that reach out to Børns Vilkår.
The Deloitte Hackathon is a unique opportunity for networking. The challenging environment is a fun and alternative way to meet and collaborate with like-minded students across disciplines and competencies. In the previous years, the Deloitte Hackathon have built the foundation for new, lasting ventures and personal relationships.
In addition to that, you will get the chance to talk and network with Deloitte technology consultants and gain hands-on insights into consulting work.
At Deloitte’s #Gonehacking you are jugded in two categorizes, Most Impact and Best Technical Solution. The best An all-expenses paid inspirational Tech Tour to London! The program is packed with great London and technology experiences, including a visit to the creative and innovative Deloitte Digital London office.
Additionally, the most impressive hackers may be advised to pursue a career in Deloitte.
Do you love to code, create and innovate? Together with Børns Vilkår, we challenge you to test and apply your skills on a real-life case. Børns Vilkår is working to ensure that no child in Denmark is let down. They support vulnerable children through difficult times in their lives, whether it is at home or at school, and now they would like your help.
You will have 36 hours to work on and present your solution to a panel of industry leaders and representatives of Børns Vilkår, who will judge and award the best ideas. Throughout the event, industry experts will help you identify and refine your ideas.
"Børns Vilkår looks forward to the help of young digital talents to solve our complex technical issues."Børns Vilkår, #Gonehacking Partner 2018
When & Where
April 14-15, 2018
2300 Copenhagen, Denmark Parking will be available for both bikes and cars. Transportation and living costs in the period will be covered by Deloitte.
We will select a very experience panel of judges who will evaluate your solutions from various perspectives. The panel will be updated ongoing
CEO, Børns Vilkår
Natalie Kreft Villumsen
Director, Business System Transformation, Deloitte
Professor & Head of Computer Science, IT University of Copenhagen
Consultent, Child Helpline, Børns Vilkår
Director, Analytics and Information Management, Deloitte
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, DTU
"#GoneHacking gave us new perspectives, inspiration and ideas on how tech and data can shape our project in the best way. It was impressive to see how much the participants managed to solve and several of the ideas from #Gonehacking have been incorporated into the project that we are launching this summer."Søren Anthon Buhl, The Danish Canser Society, #Gonehacking Partner 2017
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate in a short period of time on software projects.
How is the hackathon structured?
Day 1 (Saturday): 0800: Participants arrive; registration and team forming 0900: Pre-event briefing 0930: Case presentation 1000: The hackathon starts Day 2 (Sunday): 1300: One-hour warning 1400: Evaluation 1800: Winners announced
When is the deadline?
1 April 2018
Who should participate?
Students who love to code, create and innovate! We want people to attend who can come up with disruptive ideas - not being familiar or associated with the industry might mean you are more likely to come up with an innovative idea!
Can I register as an individual?
Yes. You can register as an individual, but to compete, you will be assigned to a team on the day of the event. There will be an opportunity to meet people when you arrive at the event so make sure you are early.
Can I register a team?
Yes. Teams can register with up to 4 people. Simply enter the same team name, and we will know you are a team.
If I register, am I guaranteed entry?
No, only 8 teams will be able to participate in the Hackathon. Once you have registered, you will receive an e-mail to confirm your participation.
How much does it cost?
This event is free! Transportation to and from the event will be covered, and food will be provided during the event.
Will there be any food?
Yes breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided along with refreshments.
Can I stay overnight?
Yes. We encourage you to bring your sleeping bag (or whatever you find comfortable), and you are welcome to stay overnight.
Do I have to bring my own equipment?
Yes. We will provide power sockets and Wi-Fi.
What do I need to do beforehand?
No preparation, just look forward to an awesome weekend!
What if I don’t know much about the case industry?
No problem. There will be a number of experts on site to help you understand some of the issues facing the industry today and allow you to bounce ideas off them.
What kind of solution do I have to come up with?
Anything you want! We have deliberately kept the brief broad to try and allow participants to come with ideas that are as disruptive and innovative as possible.
What kind of code can I write?
You can write any type of code you want.