UWB Hacks From Home

University of Washington Bothell Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery

April 9th - April 11th, 2021

What is uwb hacks from home?

UWB Hacks from Home is a Hackathon hosted by the UW Bothell chapter of the ACM! This weekend long event will be going from Friday, April 9th to Sunday, April 11th. Participants can work in a team, try new things, and choose to build a program which helps everyone deal with working from home. Projects should fall into one of the four tracks: Health, Interact, Tools, or Wildcard, which will be showcased at the end of the event to peers and judges. Register now to make sure you don’t miss anything!

Tracks

Health Track logo

Health

Explore ways of helping others deal with their health while stuck at home. If you’ve got a way to help people keep healthy during quarantine, make it real!
Relevant topics: Counseling, Exercise, Journaling, Mental Health, Meditation
Interact Track logo

Interact

Help people connect with each other, and continue to foster connections. Show us a new way of keeping in contact with the world around us!
Relevant topics: News, Media, Chat-Client, Multiplayer
Tools Track logo

Tools

Design and build tools to help others develop software or achieve goals while working from home. If you’ve got an idea for a tech tool others can use, we want to see it!
Relevant topics: API, Automation, Bots, Tooling
Wild Card Track logo

Wildcard

Got an idea that doesn’t quite fit? Go wild, then! Anything safe-for-work goes, and we’re excited to see where your creativity leads you.
Relevant topics: Games, Art, Sports, Nature, Skateboard

Schedule

**All times in PST. Other time zones?

Friday Apr. 9

09:30
Open Ceremony
09:35
Keynote Speaker
09:50
Digital Ocean Presentation
09:55
Allen Institute Presentation
10:00
Hacking Begins
11:00
Workshop: Work From Home Collaboration

Saturday Apr. 10

11:00
Speaker: Dr. Anat Caspi
13:00
Speaker: Roshni Naidu
14:30
Meet 'n Greet: Talk with mentors
17:00
Discord Photo Contest Ends
18:00
Among Us

Sunday Apr. 11

14:00
Submission due on Devpost
15:00
Project Demonstrations via Zoom
17:00
Judging begins / Closing Ceremony

Tuesday Apr. 13

17:00
Judging Ends
18:00
Awards Ceremony via Zoom

Guest speakers

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Anat Caspi

Director, Taskar Center for Accessible Technology
Research Principal, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
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William Erdly

Associate Professor and Chair, UW Bothell - School of STEM
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Roshni Naidu

Director of Technical Product Management, Bluecrew