Oxford Global Hackathon

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.

Process

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Developed event strategy and generated a project plan

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Designed event experience and finalized logistics

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

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Created website and informational content

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Generated branding materials and executed advertising campaigns

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Recruited judges, mentors, participants, and speakers for all locations

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Ran hackathon and provided support for a successful hack

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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. 

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