For the 2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge, you are invited to build software applications that use at least one of the following featured technologies: Reactjs, React Native, React360, Spark AR, and/or HTML5 Games. Your software must also fit into one of three categories: Gaming and Entertainment, Productivity and Utility, or Social Good.
Technology is about empowering people, putting the tools into people’s hands.
— Pete Cashmore, Founder, Mashable
In collaboration with great tech communities in Lebanon [AWS Beirut, WordPress Beirut, Agile Beirut. Beirut AI, Java User Group, Berytech, Summer of Innovation & BDD], we are happy to announce that we will be working together on Facebook Community Challenge 2019.
The theme of this year: Social Good
A social good nationwide coding hackathon addressing social issues in MENA, creating applications (web and mobile) that will be used to help solve those issues.
There are 167k$ in prizes and we want to have Lebanon among the winners!
The participation in this challenge will be following the below three steps:
Ideation – 14th of August @BDD 1280 building - Registration link
Team-up – Starting 19th of August - Online Group link
Hacking – 31h of August @BDD 1280 building - Registration link
The ideas can vary on all social and economic issues in MENA
Health - Unemployment – Learning – Agriculture – Habitation – Donations – Disabilities – Traffic – Water – Energy …
Good ideas will generate social enterprises and will help you kick your impact startup!
Who can be involved?
Developers, Technical Mentors, Community Partners, Enterprises SPOCS, NGOs SPOCS, Universities, Government Representatives & Syndicates Representatives
Even if you don’t have the idea, or the team! You can find both just around.
It will be a fun journey, full of learning from the best mentors in our community!
9:00 AM - 9:30AM
Grab a nametag and say hello!
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Breifing, Idea pitch and teamup
Move the offline interaction to online one
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Food and drinks are served while hacking
1:00PM - 1:30 PM
Food and Dance break
1:30 PM - 2:00PM
Midday progress pitching on stage/ ICEBREAKING
Share your progress
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:30PM -5:00 PM
Closing notes and help needed for submitting
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