Florida Hacks with IBM – Creating solutions to combat climate change

Starts:  Sep 13, 2021 12:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Oct 22, 2021 11:59 PM (ET)
Be Part of the Change!

Join the University of Florida and IBM in protecting environmental resources and preparing communities for the impact of climate change.

In 6 weeks, you and your team will build an application in one of our challenge areas that can change the world using IBM AI and machine learning technologies and with support by leaders in technology and climate from University of Florida, IBM, and other partner organizations.

As a hackathon participant, you will be provided with $200 in cloud credits to access to all of IBM’s services on the cloud.

Hackathon Challenges

  • Challenge #1 - Climate Change & Florida Ecosystem
  • Challenge #2 - Improving the Condition of Florida’s Waterways
  • Challenge #3 - Sustainable Fisheries
  • Challenge #4 - Power Consumption
  • Challenge #5 - Animal Agriculture
  • Challenge #6 - Wildcard

$100,000 Prize Pool

  • Grand prize: $30,000
  • Second place: $20,000
  • Third place: $15,000

Who Should Participate?

This hackathon is for US residents only. Students, developers, entrepreneurs, designers, skilled individuals, and even first time hackers are encouraged to join the Florida Hacks with IBM Hackathon! Please note that the participation age for this hackathon is 16 years and older. Individuals who are under 18 years of age will require a signed parent or guardian consent form. Failure to do so will disqualify an individual from participation.

Check the website for the complete description, instructions how to RSVP etc.


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Christina Howell