TechFestAlbania

Where Webdevelopers meet
2022-10-22/23 Tirana

24hrs.Hack for Albanias Future

Come and join our efforts to face the most important challenges in tourism, finance, community and education - it will be a weekend of tackling the challenges in each field with technology. It is time to connect to your fellow developers nationally and internationally.

The goal of the #TechfestAlbania is to develop applications & visualisations that help solving challenges and create new solutions in a rapid prototyping format. To achieve this goal, we will host real-life challenges with experts in each field and participants (startups, students, innovators, entrepreneurs) will develop new prototypes in only 24 hours directly in Tirana to cause a positive Impact to everybody.

After 24hs the developed prototypes will be presented to a jury and winner projects will be selected.

Organised & Sponsored by

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The Challenges.Working on Impact

Technology can support, accelerate and invent ways how to improve our lives. We tackle the most important issues in Albania for the people in Albania and Visitors outside. At the Hackathon participants have an opportunity to take a step into the future of Albania by solving specific real-life challenges together in collaboration:

  • Tourism Challenge
  • Finance Challenge
  • Community Challenge
  • Education Challenge

We will give detailed information about the specific challenges at the event, to keep it fair and avoid that you have to prepare something we have developed great spedific challenges for Albania but still give you lots of freedom for creativity, to balance this event fruitful for everybody.

Participants.You are welcome!

Participants are students, employees, freelancers, experimenters. Different perspectives help creating new ideas. We are an inclusive event welcoming all cultures, genders, ages and backgrounds. This is an international event and we love environments where you meet new open minded people.

Visionaries

Programmers

Marketing

Team Players

Hands on Girls&Guys

Makers

Prizes.Participate and Win

  • 2. Place

    500€
  • Winner

    1.000€
  • 3. Place

    100€

Additional Prizes

Small prizes for following challenges:

Open Source Challenge
Advanced Technology Challenge
Diversity Challenges

Sponsors & Partner.We are excited to host you!

Main Sponsors

Community Partner

Agenda.2days, 24hs, full weekend

Saturday, 22.10.2022

TimeTopic
10:00Opening & Registration
11:00Official Greeting, Presentation of Rules and Constraints
11:30Forming Teams and Challenge Selections
12:00Lunch
13:00Official Hackathon Start
18:30Dinner
21:00Night Hacking

Sunday, 23.10.2022

TimeTopic
09:00Breakfast
10:00Pitch Training
12:00Lunch
13:00Project Submission
14:00Presentations
16:00Winner announcement
17:00Good bye Networking

HighlightsA weekend full of Code & Good Vibes

  • Dev Session with Michael Bromley, CTO Vendure

    Michael will visit us and do a session about Development with Vendure, exchange thoughts on Web Development and how to become better in field that is constantly changing.

  • Dev Session with Daniel Starns, Software Engineer at Prisma

    Daniel will do the session "Making Databases Easy" with focus on handling frontend based view on Databases with Prisma, an ORM for GraphQL and TypeScript.

  • Presentation Training with us at Engage Technology

    We do a session about how to present your project to impress the jury, visitors and bring your Idea across.

  • Warming up: Tiranë Web Development Meetup Group

    We meet the day before at Coolab and hangout, talk about webdevelopment and network.

  • Learn About Austria

    Learn about Austria, its culture, job opportunities and of course the developers.

LocationIn the center of Tirana

During the Austria Week this event will happen in the mediterean garden of Rogner, who will host us with great food, snacks & drinks. Our seperate area has enough space to work on the challenges the whole 24hs.

plan of location

Rogner Hotel, Tirana

Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit • Postal Code 1001 • AL-Tirana

For international guests the Hotel offers a reduced fare for staying in Tirana and enjoying the city in a great athmosphere.

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Spoiling Austro-Albanian Cuisine

To make sure you can focus for 24hs we have prepared a great Mix of great foods for you, join with your laptop and be prepared to have a great time.

  • Great Breakfast
  • Comfort Pasta Food
  • Austrian Specialities
  • Albanian Specialities
  • Snacks and Drinks along the way

FAQs.Everything you need to know

It is always an exciting time when participating at a hackathon. No matter if you a frequent participant, a curious one or an absolutely newbie - do you have any questions? We've got you covered!

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