Oxford Global Hackathon

Innovating BUILDING DEVELOPMENT

– Project Description

As a group passionate about innovation in construction, architecture and building design, they invited 400 of the best minds to gather in 4 cities around the world to develop solutions for some of the most pressing challenges in the sector today.

People working on laptop at Oxford Global hackathon

Hackathon Challenge

Participants were tasked with developing a solution in one of three areas of focus: design, costing, or project management of the building construction process. 

 

Process

Developed event strategy and generated a project plan

Designed event experience and finalized logistics

Created website and informational content

Generated branding materials and executed advertising campaigns

Utilized Hackworks platform for submission management, team assignment, and judging

Recruited judges, mentors, participants and speakers for all locations

Ran hackathon and provided support for a successful hack

Final Result

500 attendees in 50 teams from all walks of life and backgrounds participated in the weekend hackathon. With attendees’ outside perspective, many innovative and out-of-the-box solutions were presented. 

Hacking Hours

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