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UW Blockchain Society is excited to present our first-ever Hackathon and Expo event weekend, to be held at our University of Washington campus in Bothell, WA. The first two days will be the Hackathon and is for students to create software solutions with a focus on blockchain.

To conclude this exciting weekend, we will have our Blockchain Expo. Back by popular demand from the success of last year, our Blockchain Expo provides an education based expo featuring a variety of topics such as social media, a debate on bitcoin, use cases, diversity in blockchain, and crypto taxes. Most blockchain conferences cost $500+ and we wanted to provide an accessible option for students especially since there is extremely high interest regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Our mission statement is to educate people in PNW about the fundamental mechanisms that power blockchain technology. We hope to create a friendly environment for all types of majors to join us!

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Social Initiatives Track

Blockchains allow users to easily prove their identities, protect ownership of digital assets, and verify transactions without a high-cost intermediary. Other areas include combating climate change, securing Nonprofit organizations, Portecting Democracy, Improving Pharmaceutical Tracking, and many more!

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Smart Wallet Track

Blockchains allow users to easily prove their identities, protect ownership of digital assets, and verify transactions without a high-cost intermediary.

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Sustainability Track

The availability of information about the product to all parties can help ensure data integrity. This initiative can also provide proof that products are generated from acceptable sources. Much optimization here can be done in our environment, supply chain operations, or advocating of human rights etc!

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#SCHEDULE

Friday, May 22
  • Door opens         8:00 AM
  • Kick Off           9:30 AM
  • Breakfast         10:00 AM
  • Team Formation      10:30 AM
  • Hacking Starts      11:00 AM
  • Lunch      12:30 PM
  • Workshops      1:30 PM
  • Dinner      7:00 PM

Saturday, May 23
  • Door opens         8:00 AM
  • Kick Off           9:30 AM
  • Breakfast         10:00 AM
  • Hacking       10:30 AM
  • Lunch           12:30 PM
  • Mentoring         1:00 PM
  • Team Presentation      3:30 PM
  • Awards    4:30 PM

Sunday, May 24
  • Door opens         8:00 AM
  • Kick Off           9:30 AM
  • Breakfast         10:00 AM
  • Speakers       10:30 AM
  • Lunch           12:30 PM
  • Winner Announcement   12:30 PM
  • Workshops      3:30 PM
  • Networking    4:30 PM

#ASKAWAY

A hackathon is a design sprint-like event; often, in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, domain experts, and others collaborate intensively on software projects.

The Expo will take place after the 2-day Hackathon - winners will be announced during the last day. More information is posted on the downloadable General Info Packet.

Yes! The expo is open to all while the Hackathon only accepts applications from UW undergraduate, UW graduate and high school students.

Expo ticket prices are displayed on the website and admissions is completely free for the Hackathon.

Expo ticket prices are displayed on the website and admissions is completely free for the Hackathon.

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- Laptop, Tablets, Chargers

- Notebook/Scratch paper and Pencil/Pens

We recommend different types of majors work together to create a finished product. This example is using 5 team members. Each team is allowed to have 4 -5 team members.

- Front End Developer

- Blockchain Developer

- Graphic Designer/UX

- Business Strategist

- Back End Developer

We will provide scenarios related to each track to help you get started.

Join us on our Discord Chat for more updates! here

For more questions, you can always email us! here

The code belongs to whoever wrote it! You!

We will provide a tutorial packet for each of you via email after registration!

Thank you for your interest! Email us at info@uwblockchain.org

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