Gather with creative young people from around the country and industry leaders to collaborate and bring your ideas to life in 12 hours!

30th May to 1st June 2019 - Uyo, Nigeria

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Resources, workshops, mentors, sponsors & hardware components!

HackNaija is a community hackathon intended for collaboration and learning in the tech community. We value the participation of each member of the community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

DATE 30 May to 1 June 2019

LOCATION Akees Plaza, Opp Ibom Hall, Uyo.

JUDGES 7 Professional Judges

Sectors Covered

Nigeria, identified as a Next Eleven(N-11) country by Goldman Sachs chairman Jim O'Niel,
has high potential of advancing to become among the world's largest economies in the 21st century.

Sectors

  • Agriculture
  • AI
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Fintech
  • Health
  • Security

Judges

Victor Ekanem Founder, Build-a-Tech Incubator & Workspace

Tony Onuk Co-founder/CEO, The Roothub

Hanson Johnson Founder/CEO, Start Innovation Hub

Eno Umoh Co-founder, Global Air Media

Oscar Ekponimo CEO, Chowberry

Francis Onuk COO/Co-founder, The Roothub

Emmanuel Obot CTO, Moonbits Technology

Hackathon Schedule

We are very excited about the hackathon being planned at Build-a-Tech Expo 2019
in Uyo, Nigeria.

Hackathon Schedule

  • Day 1 - 30 may 2019
  • Day 2 - 31 may 2019
  • Day 3 - 1 june 2019
Download Schedule
  • Day 1 - Build-a-Tech Expo Opening Day - Thursday, 30 may 2019
    10:00AM - 10:30AM What is a Hackathon?
    10:30 - 12:30 What is a Makerspace?
    11:00AM - 01:30PM Tours of the Build-a-Tech Innovation Space
    12:00PM - 01:00PM ---Break---
    01:00PM - 01:30PM Build-a-Tech Blueprint
    01:30PM - 02:30PM 3D Printing Demonstration
    02:30PM - 03:00PM Laser Cutter/Engraver Demonstration
    03:00PM - 03:30PM Microprocessor Demonstration
    03:30PM - 04:00PM Electronics Breadboard & Soldering Demonstration
    04:00PM - 04:30PM CNC Fabrication Demonstration
    04:30PM - 05:00PM Formation of Hackathon Teams
    05:00PM - 08:00PM Hack -- Hack -- Hack
  • Day 2 - HackNaija Hackathon - Friday, 31 may 2019
    08:00AM - 10:00AM Hack -- Hack -- Hack
    10:00AM - 11:00AM Introduction of Teams
    11:00AM - 01:30PM Tours of the Build-a-Tech Innovation Space
    12:00PM - 01:00PM ---Break---
    01:00PM - 02:00PM Keynote Speech
    Keynote Speaker : Oscar Ekponimo, CEO, Chowberry
    02:00PM - 08:00PM Hack -- Hack -- Hack
    02:00PM - 03:00PM 3D Printing Demonstration
    03:00PM - 03:30PM: Laser Cutter/Engraver Demonstration
    03:30PM - 04:00PM Microprocessor Demonstration
    04:00PM - 04:30PM Electronics Breadboard & Soldering Demonstration
    04:30PM - 05:00PM CNC Fabrication Demonstration
  • Day 3 - HackNaija Competition - Saturday, 1 june 2019
    08:00AM - 01:00PM Hack -- Hack -- Hack
    11:00AM - 01:30PM Tours of the Build-a-Tech Innovation Space
    12:00PM - 01:00PM ---Break---
    01:00PM - 05:00PM HackNaija Idea Pitch Competition
    05:00PM - 06:00PM What’s next? Presentation

Time left until the hackathon starts

30 May to 1 June 2019 - Uyo, Nigeria

Contact Info

Event Timing: May 30th - June 1st, 2019

Akees Plaza, IBB Avenue,
Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.

Phone: +234 818 6880 009
Email : info@buildatech.ng