Hackathon

Apply to participate in the hackathon

Are you an expert, engineer, programmer or designer interested in global governance and financial transparency issues? Are you willing to bring a concrete expertise, to challenge your ideas with international experts and to present your prototype in front of a panel of leaders and potential partners or funders?

Apply to participate the Paris Peace Forum hackathon!

You will have the objective to respond to challenges launched by partner organizations by developing prototypes and unpresented digital solutions. You will interact with technical, creative, action minded people by working in a team composed of 2 to 6 participants guided by international experts who will be your mentors.

The Paris Peace Forum hackathon is the opportunity to mobilize collective intelligence in the fields of computer science, data science, design, graphic designers, open data, open source, economics or social sciences around global governance and financial data transparency issues.

The hackathon will be held within the framework of the Paris Peace Forum from 11 to 13 November at La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris.

Deadline is 19 October 2018 at 6 pm (CEST).

As space is limited, you are invited to apply as soon as possible.

Applications will be evaluated on a first come, first served basis.

Please read carefully the rules of procedure before applying

Application form is also available in French

Selection process

You can apply as a group or as an individual to meet fellow participants on-site.

Each candidate for the Paris Peace Forum hackathon will be evaluated regarding the below criteria:

  • The motivation of the candidate;
  • The area of expertise of the candidate;
  • The experience in hackathons of the candidate.

Please note that a balanced geographic representation and diversity of profiles will be considered in the evaluation of the candidates.

Please check your email and spam bow to make sure you receive the application request answer and to confirm your participation.

Challengers and mentors

Participants will be working on financial data transparency and guided by facilitators and mentors with the objective to respond to challenges launched by partner organizations around 4 themes.

Transparency of major international events budgets

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How can we use Open Contracting Data Standard in the context of major international events?

Transparency of public procurement procedures

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How can the essential data of public procurement allow economic operators easier access to public market?

Transparency of international
organizations budgets

Communication of financial
data to the public

Apply to participate in the hackathon

Deadline is 19 October 2018 at 6 pm (CEST).

As space is limited, you are invited to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be evaluated on a first come, first served basis.

Please read carefully the rules of procedure before applying

Application form is also available in French

 

For general inquiries about the hackathon please send an email to hackathon@parispeaceforum.org

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