TELUS, eCLUB and The TELUS World of Science Edmonton present...

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Competition INFORmATION

 

What is the Innovation Initiative? 

An exclusive 2-week hackathon – with a focus on inspiring students to further develop disruptive technology, and bridging the gap between an idea and the next big technological advancement.

We are opening up various facilities in Edmonton for our participants to use, to further build their prototypes.

This is also an amazing opportunity to find potential employment opportunities at Telus!

Prizes are of a $2,000 value. 

First place: Amazon Echo Spot (for each team member) + $500 cash

Second place: Amazon Echo Spot (for each team member) + $250 cash

Who can Participate? 

Students from ALL post-secondary institutions in Edmonton, as well as ALL faculties and disciplines are welcome to participate in this competition.

RULES

  • Tickets are $15 (+ $1.29 in Eventbrite fees)

  • Each group is made up of 4-5 individuals

  • Because this competition will involve a coding/technical aspect, ensure team member have at least have basic - intermediate programming skills. 

THE DETAILS

  • Closing date to sign up is October 17th, 2018 at 11:59 pm

  • Opening day is October 18th, 2018 at the Telus Innovation Centre – Presentation day is November 3rd, 2018 at the Telus World of Science

  • On October 18th, 2018 we will be announcing and distributing the hackathon documents – it is where you will find the topics.

  • From October 18th, 2018 till November 3rd, 2018 – students will have access to the facilities listed below in Edmonton, at designated times, to further develop their prototypes.

    • eHUB - 9007 HUB Mall, Edmonton, AB T6G 2C5

    • TELUS Innovation Centre – 10020 100 Street Edmonton (31st floor)

More information to come!  

How can I register? 

  1. Fill our this Google Form recording your registration

  2. Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite