January 29, 30 - 2016 @ KOCHI

START DATE

Jan 29, 2016; 8:00AM

END DATE

Jan 30, 2016; 8:30PM

Location

Infopark, Kochi

Remaining

20 teams

About the Conference

Tech-A-Thon is an event, organized by RapidValue, in which programmers, application developers and others involved in software and hardware development collaborate, intensively, on software projects’ development. It aims to provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. People with technical backgrounds come together, form teams around an idea, and collaboratively try to code a unique solution.  These, generally, take shape in the form of websites, mobile applications. Candidates, who are shortlisted after the form submission, are eligible to take part at Tech-A-Thon.

Event Schedule

We request all the participants to be at the venue on time. The event details are as follows:

DAY 1

January 29

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Onboarding of teams

9 AM

Event Starts

10 AM

Inauguration

DAY 2

January 30

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Code Freeze

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Presentation and demonstration of
the solution by the teams

12:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:45 PM to 6:30 PM

Presentation and demonstration of
the solution by the teams

7:30 PM

Prize Distribution

Supporters

Testimonials

FAQs

We have answered some of the questions for you, here. If you’d like more information about the event, please write to us at techathon_ideas@rapidvaluesolutions.com. We’d be happy to answer all your queries.

Do I need to bring my laptop and other device(s)?

Yes, you need to bring your own devices. If, in any exceptional case, there is any hardware or software requirement, the same should be mentioned along with proposal submission, so that it can be arranged, prior to the event.

Will accommodation be provided?

Rooms will be provided for the participants during the event days.

Will food be provided?

Food coupons will be provided, which can be used at the canteens at the Infopark. Snacks and beverages will be available during the event.

Is there re-imbursement for travel?

No, we do not offer any reimbursement for travel expenses.

Will Internet connection be provided?

Yes. It will have standard filters applied.

Will there be sufficient number of power sockets?

Power outputs will be available. However, it is recommended that you bring along, the extension cords.

How will teams be grouped?

Grab a few friends and you can get going. If you are looking for a team, you can easily connect. We encourage you to, virtually, meet new people and collaborate with those who may have different skills sets that they can bring to the table.

How many team members can be in one group?

Teams can be as large as 5 members. It can be anywhere from 1-5 participants in each team.

Do all team members have to register?

One member from the team needs to register on the Tech-A-Thon site. The team member has to mention the team size, during online registration. While submitting the proposal, the team member needs to provide all the names of the team members. Registration is free.

Will there be prizes or awards?

Yes, cash prize is there. The winning team receives a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh, the first runners-up team receives Rs.50,000 and the second runners-up team receives Rs.25,000.

I don’t want my solution to be made public, yet I want to participate. Is that possible?

Yes, you can participate in the event. The presentation and demo of the solution can be made discreet with the panel members, only, having access to it.

Rules & Regulations

  • The proposal should be based on Social, Mobile, IoT, Big Data, Analytics technologies and/or mGovernance.
  • You need to ensure that you do not use any kind of proprietary code.
  • Every team must come up with a unique name.
  • Each team can have maximum of five members.
  • Every person (shortlisted) needs to carry a valid photo ID.
  • Presentation of your solution during evaluation can be made privately, on request.
  • Wi-fi access will be provided at the venue. Standard filters and downloadable limit will be applicable.
  • Please bring your own laptops, dongles, devices, cloud subscriptions etc. If you do not have devices, please inform us at the time of online proposal submission, so that we can arrange one for your team.
  • The final evaluation will be based on the completion of the solution, innovativeness, monetization aspects etc. You need to build the solution only at the event. If we find that any prior set-up or coding has been done, the team will be disqualified.

Register

Registrations are closed! The shortlisted candidates will be notified through email by Tuesday, 19 January 2016.

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