FAQ’s

ATechX Hackathon is an event where individuals or teams, consisting of corporates, students compete with each other to produce mobile apps or solutions for any one of challenges presented by people with disabilities.

ATechX Hackathon registrations are open to all. A team of 4 is a prerequisite for participation. We recommend having at least one strong developer who has expertise in developing mobile or web apps. Seasoned mentors will be available during the event to guide you over 48 hours.

Yes, complete this form to participate as a team.

The ideal team can be a 4 to a maximum of 5. We encourage you to have at least 2 developers & 1 with business skills in a team in order to create a good balance to develop the solution & also present at it.

Yes, you can participate. Our goal is to bring together a diverse set of tech minds and idea generators to a single platform, providing the best overall experience.

A working idea or demo of a web or mobile app or hardware developed on the theme that you have chosen to work on is required.

29 – 30 October 2017, Registration on site starts 8 am on 29th October 2017 and event ends at 8 pm on 30th October 2017.

Al Noor Training Centre, behind Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha 1, Dubai Here is the Google Maps link.

Attendance is FREE for pre-registered and onsite registered individuals or teams. Food and refreshments will be provided during the event days by Al Noor Centre.

Original Emirates ID or passport or Student ID to be displayed during the event check-in process.

  • Open mind to ideate and build an awesome prototype.
  • Laptops with necessary software and application development tools and IDE to build web or mobile apps as well as your own hardware kit.
  • Power Extension Cables, we will provide power at each desk.
  • Notepads, Papers and other stationary for brainstorming.
  • Each team will be given a designated workspace with power outlets and WIFI.

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Every participant will receive a certificate of participation.

No. The coding on Day 1 will stop at 8 pm & resume again on Day 2 at 8 am.

You may still join us at 8 am on the first day of Hackathon. You may compete as an individual, or our volunteers will assist you in identifying a team who is ready to consider you as a participant based on your skillset. We’ll do our best to match people up beforehand. You can also try to find a team at the event itself. Please arrive early to leave some time for networking.

We encourage you to show your creative skillset and perform or play a musical instrument at the hackathon. This will help break away from the rigours of the hackathon and breathe some new energy in you and the participants. Just don’t forget to get the instruments along!

After 2 days of coding, a set of pre-screening judges consists of industry experts and startup entrepreneurs will review your concept and code to shortlist top teams. Shortlisted teams will pitch to jury on stage, where the winner in each category will be announced.

Smart Casual or Casual dresscode.

More questions?

Drop us an email at mini@alnoorspneeds.ae
Have questions about the event #HackSpecialNeeds @alnoorspneeds or call 043404844.