About


AtlasHacks is back for 2021! AtlasHacks II is a 3-day virtual hackathon that aims to foster the creativity within hackers all around the world. We're returning this summer and can't wait to see what the world creates! AtlasHacks II is free and inclusive to all hackers, of all backgrounds and experiences!




Choose Your Own Path:

Hackers can choose a theme to follow and inspire their project. These themes do not have to be extremely strictly followed.

Productivity

  • Create a project that makes everyday life more convenient
  • Find unique and creative ways to make working from home and remote learning an easier and more productive process

Health

  • Make a health-related hack that combats a specific medical issue
  • We encourage all participants to focus on all areas of health--projects are not limited to just COVID-19!

Experimentation

  • Hackers are encouraged to be as creative as possible for this theme--projects do not have to stick to the typical hackathon ideas
  • For example, projects can involve, but are not limited to, new and exciting technologies, unique digital simulations, complex AI algorithms, or creative games!


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Schedule

*Note that all times are tentative and follow Pacific Standard Time (UTC−08:00).

Friday (7/2)

8:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

7/2, 8:00 AM

A short commencement ceremony to kick off AtlasHacks II!

YouTube Premiere



8:00 AM

Hacking Commences

7/2, 8:00 AM

The official start of the hacking period and speed round!

Devpost



11:00 AM

Intro to Embedded Systems Workshop

7/2, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

An introduction to embedded systems hosted by Mykola Zaitsev, who is a Professional Embedded Engineer at F-Lab.

Zoom Link



4:00 PM

Speed Round Ends

7/2, 4:00 PM

Submissions close for the 8-hour long speed round!

Devpost



7:00 PM

Brawl Stars Tournament

7/2, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Take a break from hacking and join the Brawl Stars Tournament!

Discord

Saturday (7/3)

10:00 AM

Entrepreneurial Assets Workshop

7/3, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Attend the Entrepreneurial Assets Workshop hosted by Galicia Gordon (Founder at Leading Learners) for tips to discover your "why," establish your values, and turn your idea into a reality.

Zoom Link



7:00 PM

Rocket League Tournament

7/3, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Take a break from hacking and join the Rocket League Tournament!

Discord

Sunday (7/4)

10:00 AM

A Conversation With a CEO

7/4, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

We'll be having a conversation with Raghav Poddar, the CEO of Forward Kitchens.

Zoom Link



11:00 PM

Hacking Ends

7/4, 11:00 PM

Submissions close marking the end of the hacking period!

Devpost




Winners to be Announced on July 11th at 5:00 PM (PST)

Sponsors


Team


Nishant

Nishant Ray

Tech

Pranav

Pranav Harakere

Operations

Michael

Michael Chian

Logistics

Manu

Manu Bhat

Logistics

Loden

Loden Campbell

Public Relations

Max

Max Liu

Outreach





Judges

Raghav

Raghav Poddar

CEO of Forward Kitchens

Galicia

Galicia Gordon

Founder of Leading Learners

Anton

Anton Yarkov

Chief of Development Staff at Access Softek

Vitalii

Vitalii Honcharuk

Senior Software Engineer at Monster Lead Group

Abhay

Abhay Venkatesh

Software Engineer at Anduril Industries

Markos

Markos Georghiades

Researcher at University of Waterloo

Lev

Michael Pautov

Software Engineer at Deem, Inc.

Lev

Lev Gubin

Software Engineer at Zalando

FAQs


What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where developers come together to create something special with technology over a given timeframe. All hackers are encouraged to experiement with new tools and APIs--hackathons are great places to learn something new, no matter if you win a prize or not!

Can I work in a team?

Yes, feel free to work in teams of up to 4 people! If you don't have a team, you can find other hackers to team up with and meet new people on our Discord server!

What makes AtlasHacks II different?

AtlasHacks II aims to foster the creativity within hackers all around the world. Through unique themes and tracks, we hope to bring the creativity out of everyone! Our themes cater to a wide array of developers, and inspire them to create and submit diverse, exciting projects that other hackathons may not encourage and often overlook.

Where will AtlasHacks II be hosted?

In light of the pandemic, AtlasHacks II will once again be hosted entirely online! The majority of the hackathon will take place over Discord and all projects will be submitted to our Devpost page. All submissions must include a 3-minute or less demonstration video to be considered for a prize!

Who can participate in AtlasHacks II?

AtlasHacks II is free and inclusive to every hacker, from all backgrounds and experiences--whether you have never coded before or you are an advanced developer! Please also keep in mind that there will be a separate Beginner Prize that will be awarded to the best project created by a novice hacker.

What are the rules of AtlasHacks II?

All projects should be fully developed only during the specified timeframe of the hackathon. Team sizes have a maximum of 4 members. We expect everyone to be respectful and maintain a safe and inclusive environment.Additionally, all partipants are required to abide by the MLH Code of Conduct. Rules that specifically pertain to our Discord server are viewable upon joining the server.




Have another question? Feel free to reach out to us at: atlashacksteam@gmail.com!