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30 November - 2 DecemberNorrsken House

Openhack Stockholm 2018 

Welcome to Openhack Stockholm 2018!

Are you a creative problem solver or enjoy coding? Do you have a passion for working with humanitarian issues? If the answer to these questions is yes, this is the event for you! For 48 hours, developers, designers and motivated people from all over Sweden will gather for a hackathon in Stockholm. The focus will be to leverage Open Source code to solve challenges society faces.

Openhack Stockholm is a non profit-event created with backing from Engineers Without Borders. The hackathon is free and open for everyone. Food as well as sleeping arrangements will be offered free of charge. 

All the cases contributed from our sponsors can be found here. If you wonder how to contribute on the hackathon, read up!

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Hackathon Overview

The hackathon is free for participants thanks to financial backing from corporate sponsors, goodwill and help from volunteers and other supporting organizations. Food will be provided and sleeping arrangements will also be made. The 48 hour hackathon takes place during the weekend, Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon (30 Nov - 02 Dec)

Cases will be presented later on.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does It Cost To Participate?

Nothing! It's completely free so make sure to sign up as soon as possible.

I’m Not Sure If I’m Qualified Enough To Join The Hackathon…

Sure you are! What are you talking about? Anyone can help make a difference, which is what we’re all about.

Where Do I Sleep?

At the hackathon facilities. Remember to bring your own sleeping bag and mattress.

Will There Be Food?

Yes! Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be cared for. Complimentary snacks and drinks will also be available.

Will There Be Any Prizes?

Other than the feeling of doing something great for someone in need? 
Yes, winners will receive help packages from our corporate sponsors to 
further realize and kick-start their ideas.

Do I Have To Produce A Finished Product During The Hackathon?

No, you have 48 hours at your disposal and your contribution can range anywhere from a powerpoint presenting wireframes/mockups to clickable prototypes/proof-of-concepts to fully functional applications. The more developed the solution is, the better! 

What If I Don’t Have A Team?

You will have the opportunity to meet the other participants on the first day and we will make sure that everyone has a team.

I Don’t Have An 'Idea' To Work On.

No worries, we will make sure you have an project to work on 

When Does The Hackathon Start?

Orientation will be held between 17:00 and 18:30 on Friday, which will be followed by opening ceremony and discussion of cases.

Can I Work On Multiple Projects?

Of course you can. The more ideas you have the more backups you can fall back to if your first choice does not work out.

Who Will Be In The Jury?

Highly positioned representatives from our corporate sponsors and aid organizations.

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OpenHack Project Group Stockholm 2018

Peter Skopal

Project Manager

Becki Wordsworth

Event Coordinator

Alexander Wahlstedt

Vice Project Manager

Filippa Kärrfelt

Partner Coordinator

Mikael Gerhardsson

Technical Coordinator