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innovateAFITC Hackathon

Held in conjunction with AFITC, innovateAFITC is a hackathon event where members of government, industry, and academia collaborate and network together to discuss the national problems we face today.  This competition enables students, CyberPatriots, IT professionals and airmen from related career backgrounds in network communications, cybersecurity, software development, design, and STEM to quickly collaborate, form bonds of Wingmanship, and share skills and experience. By tapping into the talent across functional and organizational lines, the USAF can leverage innovation in the community it serves to identify ideas and recruit talent for the enterprise. This event aims to foster military organization comradery with industry partners and the educational community.

THEME: Smart City and Smart Base

Each team will identify a problem or challenge within an Air Force mission area and will create an innovative technical solution to that problem to present for a panel of judges.  As the event draws near, information will be released to aid in the development of the solution.  The rubric detailing the criteria for each team’s presentation will be released in phases with the final phase occurring at the event kickoff at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 27. Each team will have 24hours to create and submit their presentation to the event organizers

REGISTRATION: Military and student registration is free. Industry registrants will pay a $50 entry fee.  Each team must detail which team members are meeting the required criteria.  If you are looking for a team, visit the matchmaking link to be paired with other IT experts looking to form a team. Registration is limited to 15 teams. 

For more information, please call 334-261-1114.

Sun., Aug. 27, 2017 – Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, All-Day Event

More Information on Website: www.innovateafitc.com/

CoWerx46, 46 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

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