Birmingham Open Hack
What is Birmingham Open Hack?
Birmingham Open Hack, founded in 2019, is a hackathon that aims to bring the community together to represent Birmingham. Led by a student community called BCU TechGuild, with the aim to help current students and newcomers make an impact. Our vision is to inspire and bring people together from all walks of life to solve problems,
What is special about 2021?
This year we have the amazing opportunity to host the NASA Space Apps Challenge, which will take place between the 2nd and 3rd of October 2021. Space Apps challenge is the largest global hackathon on earth, with this year marking ten years of this annual hackathon (hosted by NASA). Participants will solve challenges that will echo the theme of this year’s Space App challenge, “The Power of Ten”. Birmingham Open Hack will also present other small challenges and will be held entirely online, with participants using their own laptop/PC to participate. You can sign up here.
Who should attend?
Anyone who lives in the Birmingham area is invited to attend this event. If you want to develop and utilise digital skills for an exciting project for NASA then please sign up and get involved. You do not need to have any skills or experience or background – this is open to everyone, all ages and skill sets. All you need to do is register here.
What do I need to be able to take part?
This event is virtual, so all you need is a laptop or desktop with a good connection to the internet to take part.
What can this hackathon do for you?
- Meet likeminded professionals
- Opportunity to show off your skills to employers
- Give business owners the chance to see your talent first-hand
- Opportunity to learn new skills
- Have fun!