We've teamed up with Waterloo Engineering to execute a truly world-class hackathon.
There is an undeniable reputation throughout tech of the kind of engineering talent that comes out of the University of Waterloo. The students here are probably going to be the business leaders of this century.
Waterloo Engineering is Canada’s largest engineering school and a pipeline for engineering talent for the world’s leading companies. Ranked among the top 50 engineering schools in the world, the school’s reputation for excellence is built on the foundation of co-op education and a bold history of innovation.
Hack the North is Canada's premier hackathon. It's an event where 1,000 students with different technical backgrounds and skill levels will come together, for 36 hours, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch. With world class mentors, food, and hardware resources, you're in for an amazing time!
|6:00 PM||Registration Opens||Engineering 5|
|7:00 PM||Dinner||Engineering 5|
|9:00 PM||Opening Ceremonies Keynote by Chamath Palihapitiya||Hagey Hall|
|9:40 PM||Sponsor Talks||Hagey Hall|
|10:40 PM||Hackathon Overview and Rules||Hagey Hall|
|11:30 PM||Hacking Begins||Engineering 5|
|1:00 AM||Snack Sponsored by Apple||Engineering 5|
|1–4 AM||Various Workshops/Tech Talks||Davis Center|
|4:00 AM||Snack Sponsored by Waterloo Engineering||Engineering 5|
|8:00 AM||Breakfast||Engineering 5|
|11:00 AM||YC Panel with Sam Altman||Hagey Hall|
|1:00 PM||Lunch Sponsored by Loblaws||Engineering 5|
|2–5 PM||YC Office Hours||TBD|
|2:30 PM||Arrive with a hack, leave with a startup Conrad||Davis Center|
|3:00 PM||Fun Activites||Various Locations|
|5:00 PM||Snack||Engineering 5|
|6–8 PM||Various Workshops/Tech Talks||Davis Center|
|8:00 PM||Dinner||Engineering 5|
|1:00 AM||Snack||Engineering 5|
|8:00 AM||Breakfast Sponsored by Conrad||Engineering 5|
|10:00 AM||Hacking Ends||Engineering 5|
|11:00 AM||Judging Starts||Engineering 5|
|1:00 PM||Judging Ends||Engineering 5|
|1:45 PM||Closing Ceremonies||Hagey Hall|
|3:30 PM||Sendoff||Engineering 5|