André Santos studied Informatics Engineering at University of Minho. He was a member of CeSIUM, worked as a sys admin at Subvisual.co, and as web developer at SAPO.pt and at Contentful.com. Currently, he's getting a PhD in Informatics at FCUP and working as a researcher at INESC-TEC. He's also the creator of http://botoes.co/ and a frequent participant in hackathons such as SAPO Codebits and Pixels Camp. His main interests are natural language processing, semantic web and web development.
Orlando Belo is an Associate Professor, with Habilitation, in the Department of Informatics at University of Minho, Portugal. He is also a member of the ALGORITMI R&D Centre, at the same university, working in Business Intelligence, with particular emphasis in areas such as Databases, Data Warehousing Systems, OLAP, Data Visualization, and Data Mining. During the last few years he was involved with several projects in the decision support systems area designing and implementing computational platforms for specific applications, such as fraud detection and control in telecommunication systems, data quality evaluation, and ETL systems for industrial data warehousing systems.
Pedro Carneiro studied Informatics Engineering at the University of Minho. When he was studying at the university, he was highly involved in CeSIUM, the students association of Informatics Engineering course. There he had the opportunity to be the director of CAOS, a department of CeSIUM that develops open source software and organizes talks and workshops about new technologies. After University, he co-founded Nutrium with his friends, a nutrition software aiming to improve the relationship between dietitians and patients, where he is currently CTO. He likes to read and learn about technology as well as playing soccer.
It is a programming marathon, where teams of 2-4 put their ideas together to create something exciting in only 24 hours. It gives hackers the chance to turn their ideas into prototypes.
To be eligible for participation, you need to be a university student or recently left the university. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept students under 18 years old.
After applying for the hackathon using your Github account, you should either create or join a team. Only teams of 2-4 are eligible for acceptance, but full teams are preferable.
We have a special room for people who want to get some Z's during the night. It is also recommended to take some time to rest during the marathon.
Just your laptop and lots of motivation for this hackathon. We provide free Wi-fi access, food and one table for teams to work on their ideas.
We provide lunch, dinner and snacks during the event. You are able to specify dietary restrictions in your profile. We'll do our best to fulfill them.
This hackathon is subject-free. We encourage you to think out of the box, build up your idea prototype and surprise the jurors.
We have an active Slack community with all potential attendees. Join us on Slack, find your buddies and build up a talented team!