Zayed University

Dubai Hackathonn

25 - 27 February 2018

Zayed University

Zayed University is a national and regional leader in educational innovation. Founded in 1998 and proudly bearing the name of the Founder of the Nation – the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, this flagship institution has met the President’s high expectations. Today, Zayed University has two modern campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that welcome both national and international students.

Workshops

  • Introduction to Data Analysis Tools
  • Introduction to Data Visualization Tools
  • Introduction to Data Concepts
  • How to Work with UAE Government Data
  • Introduction to Geospatial Data
  • Advanced Geospatial Data

Please check back here for more details and workshop descriptions soon

First Day

First Day
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Set-Up

Foyer and meeting rooms

8:00 AM -9:00 AM

Registration

Foyer

9:00 AM -9:15 AM

Welcome speeches

Main hall

9:15 AM -9:45 AM

Introduction to Workshops

Main hall

9:45 AM -10:00 AM

Transition to workshops

Workshop rooms and hallways

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workshop I

Designated workshop rooms

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Break

Refreshment area

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Completing Workshop I

Designated workshop rooms

12:30 PM - 13:30 PM

Lunch & Prayer

Lunch area and prayer rooms

13:30 - 15:00

Workshop II

Designated workshop rooms

15:00 - 15:15

Break

Refreshment area

15:15 - 16:30

Workshop III

Designated workshop rooms

16:30

Closing and preview

Main hall

Second Day

Second Day
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Set-Up

Foyer and meeting rooms

8:00 AM -9:00 AM

Registration

Foyer

9:00-9:45

Team Pitches

Main hall

9:15 AM -9:45 AM

Introduction to Workshops

Main hall

9:45-10:00

Final Introductions

Main hall

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workshop I

Designated workshop rooms

10:00 - 12:30pm

Hacking

Main hall and designated workshop rooms

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and prayer

Lunch area and prayer rooms

13:30 - 16:30

Hacking

Main hall and designated workshop rooms

16:30

Status update. Closing and preview

Main hall

Third Day

Third Day
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Set-Up

Foyer and meeting rooms

8:00 AM -9:00 AM

Registration

Foyer

9:00-9:30am

Welcome

Main hall

9:30 - 12:30

Hacking

Main hall and designated workshop rooms

12:20

Lunch and presentation reminder

Main hall and designated workshop rooms

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and prayer

Lunch area and prayer rooms

13:30 - 14:00

Final presentation/workshop

Main hall

14:00-16:30

Judges panel: Hackathon presentations

Main hall

16:30

Photo

Designated photo area