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4 months ago

T-7 Days: Welcome to Hacker HQ

Hey hackers,

Time to pack your bags and prepare for a truly iconic time in Lisbon. Please don't forget to claim your free NEARCON ticket! Use the code you received earlier on to register yourself and your team.

Here's your hacking itinerary for this year's NEARCON IRL Hackathon. Our Hacker HQ has overnight access, and you're free to roam the other two NEARCON venues so please use this schedule as a reference for your planning.

November 7th – Opening

  • 17:00-18:30 – Hackathon opening. Team matching and open mic.
  • 18:30-23:00 – Welcome party by NEARWEEK! Pizza and drinks on us.

November 8th – Hacking

  • 10:00, 16:00 – Checkpoints with teams
  • 11:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00 – Mentoring sessions at DevHub Helpdesk

November 9th – Submitting

  • 10:00 – Final checkpoint with the teams
  • 11:00-13:00, 15:00-17:00 – Mentoring sessions at DevHub Helpdesk
  • 17:00 – Submission deadline

November 10th – Pitching

  • 10:00 – Pitch drill with top-10 teams
  • 12:00-13:30 – Pitching competition. Present and win $10k on the spot!

Please note that this time around the hackathon will have its own venue, Hacker HQ, walking distance from the main NEARCON venue, Convento de Beato. Find the detailed schedule of all of the talks and panels taking place at the main stages here.

See you soon!




If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.