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Hackathon Schedule

December 3
December 3
Registration is closed
Please submit your team while registration is open.
December 3
December 3
Challenges are revealed
List of challenges will be published on this website. You can participate in multiple challenges simultaneously. Each submission automatically participates in the competition for the main prize.
Even if your team doesn't win the main prize you still can win a prize from a challenge provider.
December 4
December 4
Q&A sessions with challenge providers and hackathon organizers
We will try to cover all your questions about challenges.
December 5
December 5
Hack day
You have the whole day to work on your design and submit it before 11:00pm
Submission form will be published here.
11:00 PM
December 5
11:00 PM
December 5
Submissions deadline is Saturday night 11:00 PM - New York time zone (EST)
You must submit your design before 11:00PM
A link to the submission form will be published here.
Submission consists from results of your work (files, links and other artifacts) and
5 minute video presentation of your work (prerecorded and shared via Youtube, Loom, CloudApp, Dropbox, Google Drive or any other video hosting with a public link)
December 6
December 6
Judging day
Closed judging process of the main prize and challenges.
6:00 PM
December 7
6:00 PM
December 7
Design hackathon awards video stream
The link to the livestream will be published here.
the rest of December
the rest of December
Prizes distribution and event feedback collection
Final hackathon report will be published here.
Partners and Supporters
These respectful organizations support our event, provide challenges and prizes
Challenges and Prizes
You are allowed to pick multiple challenges.
In any case you are also competing for the main prize automatically!
Challenge winner will be selected by challenge provider.
Hackathon winner will be selected by judges.
Main prize is $1,000 cash
  • $300 cash
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • $300 cash
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • Annual license ($600 value) per each winning team member
  • Second prize is 3 month license ($150 value) per each team member
  • $250 cash
  • IoT Consumer Products Grab Bag (Smart water bottle, smart home kit, and more!)
  • 30 minute portfolio review by VP of Design & Product Experience for each winning team member (or just a coffee chat)
  • Personal behind-the-scenes tour of the Library of Congress, including tunnels, a visit to the main reading room floor and stacks.
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • Annual license for all Icons8 services ($250 value) per each winning team member
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • Annual license ($99 value) per each winning team member
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • Annual license ($240 value) per each winning team member
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
  • Annual Tilda Business ($240 value) per each winning team member
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
Freestyle (your own) challenge about onboarding
  • $240 cash
  • LinkedIn review for each winning team member
These professionals will decide who is the winner of the hackathon. But they don't pick a winner of each challenge.
Product Designer II at Twitter
I'm currently working on building better tools for advertisers at Twitter. I find joy bringing extraordinary beauty to ordinary things.
Associate Manager Service and Interaction Design at Fjord
Product and Service Designer, Facilitator and many other things :)
UX Designer at AKQA
UX & Product Design at AKQA | Design Mentor
Associate Product Designer at Alarm.com
Virginia native. Bass player, video gamer, casual photographer.
Founder at COCO Creativo
I'm CEO at COCO Creativo and I specialize in digital Branding and UX/UI
Product Designer & Manager at Lively, Inc.
Deanna is a product designer and researcher focused on equalizing access to healthcare, education, and social mobility opportunities for underserved communities.
Creative Director at Octopus Group
Creative Director at Octopus Group, an integrated marketing agency in London, UK.
Product Manager / Designer at XL8.ai
Danny is a product manager, designer, and fine artist based in San Francisco Bay Area.
Sr. Product UX Designer at Globant
Worked as a Graphic designer since 2010 and transitioned to the UX world in 2014 when I noticed this was a natural fit for me.
Experience Designer at Adobe
Crafting the user experience of creative tools to help next-generation reimagine the future.
Lead Product Designer at Proxy
James is an interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial product designer from NYC currently leading design for new products at Proxy.
Head of Design at HYPR Corp.
HCI & Accessibility Certified Design Leader, Speaker and Mentor
ACD Experience Design at Havas
Creative professional leading teams in branding, experience & visual design
Design Director at IBM
Award-Winning Design Leader | Mentor & Judge | International Keynote & TEDx Speaker | Feminist |
Creative Director & Consultant
Identifier, enabler, and providing feasibly intuitive solutions and experiences to re-imagine the platform for intelligent work.
Principal Product Design at Tokopedia
Designer / Thinker / Tech-Geek
Head of Experience Design, Client Technology | FSO at EY
Product Designer, Certified Scrum Master, and Podcast Host currently leading a global team creating digital products for the Fortune 500
Senior Product Designer at ESL Library
Interface designer with 9 years experience in design focusing on great user experience.
Staff UX Designer at The Home Depot
UX Strategist. Inclusive design advocate. Afraid of roller coasters.
Service design and user experience design manager at Accenture Federal Services
He leads human-centered design projects for various government agencies. TJ led over 300 human-centered service, product, and customer experience solutions across multiple industries for various agencies and local government organizations.
Lead Product Designer at Cvent | Social Tables
Lead the design for a modern CRM solution for the hospitality industry that increases sales efficiency and productivity; execute the design from concept to pixel-perfect mockups.
Sr. Product Manager & Coach at Crema
Managed a variety of digital products with enterprises, small businesses, and startups that range multiple industries including staffing, wearables, and non-profit.
Visual designer and illustrator at Navy Federal Credit Union
Her goal is to find ways for everyone to participate in a shared experience, recognize mismatched interactions, and create meaningful and useful things for all people.
UX Designer for Navy Federal Credit Union.
UX Designer, Portrait Artist, and Impressionist Painter. Currently, she is focusing on the user experience and accessibility of the native mobile designs for iOS and is a member of Navy Federal's ADA TaskForce.
Design Director at Havas
With over two decades of experience building and leading creative teams, Kathe Flynn is a powerhouse in the Baltimore ad community. She has been recognized with numerous Addy Awards, the AAF Crystal Prism, and was named 'Innovator of the Year' at her former agency.
Senior UX Designer at AdventHealth
Professional designer based in Washington, D.C. My design experience include mostly user interface and user experience design, branding, and illustration.
Product Designer UI/UX/IxD at SiriusXM • Toptal
Digital Product Designer at Toptal • Podcast Host • Co-founder of District Creatives • Dragon Slayer
Vice President of Design at Optoro
An executive with 15+ years working with business leaders to develop innovative products and services.
Creative Director at Mariana Tek
He blends his passion for design, UX, and development to translate awesome brands into amazing digital experiences.
Product Designer at Guidehouse
I'm a product designer in Washington, DC. I'm currently working at Guidehouse on the Digital & Emerging Technology team where I build and maintain design systems for enterprise level public sector clients.
Design Director, Experience Strategy at Capital One
UX and development leader with a masters degree in Human Computer Interaction and 15 years of professional experience in designing for both web, applications and mobile.
Product manager, designer, consultant
Digital product manager with hands-on skills in all aspects of software development. Expert in web & mobile apps.
Judging Process
Each challenge provider picks a winner of their challenge the way the want (no specific criteria).

Each submission is participating in the main prize $1,000 and will be judged by criteria:
1. Effectiveness of a solution
2. Presentation
3. Usability
4. Visual design and aesthetics
5. Originality and copywriting

After having shortlist of leaders for the main prize, each judge will vote to pick a winner. And like this we are getting the winner of the hackathon.

If you have any questions outside of Frequently Asked Questions just us this form to send any question to organizers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some questions are answered in the video (first 15 mins is nothing):
Where can I ask a random question?
Send a question via contact us form.
What time does hack day actually start?
Challenges will be revealed on Thursday night, submissions deadline is Saturday night 11:00 PM
Can my team participate in multiple challenges?
Yes. You can submit each work for each challenge separately or if a single work represents participation in both challenges submit that and mark both challenges in the submission form.
What if my team member drops in the middle of the process
Oh, thats ok. Please ask him/her to send us a message about this to confirm such fact.
What if I'm not from US, can I participate?
Yes, but this year (2020) only as a part of a team where at least one team member physically is in US.
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