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Hacking Housing

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

Join us for a full-day event of collaborating to create innovative solutions that address affordable housing in the Okanagan.
About this event

How might we mitigate the stressors surrounding affordable housing in the Okanagan Valley?

That’s the question that we invite you to address at the Hacking Housing Hackathon.

Hacking Housing is all about collaboration and ideation. During this full-day event teams will be formed, break down the challenge statement, and then get hacking. Using a Design Thinking process, solutions and prototypes will come alive in a matter of hours. At the end of the day, teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges.

Not a coder? Not a problem! You don’t have to be a developer or know how to code to participate. There is no specific expertise needed to join—in fact, the more variety in skill sets and experience, the better! We encourage anyone who wants to learn to create an innovative mindset and build housing solutions to participate.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Hackathon 9 AM – 5 PM

  • Introduction to Hackathon
  • Break into teams and develop ideas
  • Rapid prototyping begins
  • Mentor Pop-ins
  • Practice Pitches

Team Pitches 5 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Pitches
  • Keynote Address
  • Winner Announcement

There is no cost to join and meals are provided to hackathon participants.

Want to watch the Team Pitches? Register here.

To learn more about Hacking Housing, visit our blog.

 

 

Details

Date:
June 23
Time:
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hacking-housing-tickets-335483438997

Organizer

Accelerate Okanagan
Phone:
2508709028
Email:
contact@accelerateokanagan.com
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Venue

Kelowna Innovation Centre Atrium & Theatre
460 Doyle Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C2 Canada
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