Hackathon timeline

Saturday, June 30th

  • 9:30 am: arrival, coffee, registration,  mingle
  • 10 am: welcome, announcements

    • Talk: Ethics in the age of Intelligent Systems (Ewa Luger)
  • 10:30 am “speed-dating” activity to form teams.

  • 11am: Teams are formed, hacking starts

  • 1pm lunch
    • Talk: Hacking the Attention Economy: How to Make Always-Connected Devices That Aren’t Always-Distracting (Ulrik Lyngs)

  • 6:40 pm: One minute idea pitch by each team, feedback from Mentors
  • 7pm:  Pizza dinner (catered by NKD)
    • Talk: Privacy and beyond – the many facets of “fairness” as legal constraint on algorithmic use (Burkhard Schafer)

The venue will be open all night, participants can stay as late as they want, although mentors and organisers will be “off duty” after dinner.

Sunday, July 1st

  • 9:30am: breakfast
  • 1 pm: lunch
  • 2:30pm: hacking ends!
    Judging will happen as follows:
    – Each team gets 2 minutes to present their work. Any demos should be recorded to video and played.
    – The judges will draw up a shortlist, and call the shortlisted teams back on stage for further questions and / or demo.
  • 4 pm: awards
    • Drinks reception
  • 6pm: event closes

Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy