Fishackathon – #codeforfish.
oin #codeforfish to hack for sustainability with 44 cities during Earth Day.
#codeforfish, celebrating Earth Day launches the Fishackathon mixer evening at the Two Oceans Aquarium on the 14th April followed by the international Fishackathon (22nd – 24th April) at Workshop 17 in partnership with MTN Solution Space at the Graduate School of Business and the U.S Department of State.
This is the 3rd year the U.S Department of State will run its annual Fishackathon expanding from 5 cities participating in 2014 to 44 cities participating in 2016.
The Fishackthon is asking industry experts (fisheries), coders, programmers, creative participants to come with out-the-box thinking with the purpose of developing usable technology solutions to address the problem of worldwide overfishing.
The 2015 Fishackathon saw submissions from different projects addressing intuitive data collation, easier access to sustainability information, tracking fish and creating a “FishDex”, geographical hazard tracking systems for the sea to name a few.
Come and find out more about the Fishackathon at the Fishackathon mixer evening. Registration for the mixer evening on the 14th April is free but limited.
If you know you want to participate in the Hackathon, Register & sign up here for all access to the Fishackathon Hackathon happening from the 22nd – 24th April at Workshop 17.
Follow Fishackathon on social media at @fishackathon, @GPatState, @uctgsbsolutions and #codeforfish
Two Oceans Aquarium, U.S Department of State, MTN Solution Space, Workshop 17, Quicket,