Hack the City 2018

- Lugano, CH

4th edition of the Southern Switzerland’s hackathon


Our 48 hours long hackathon, an event where developers, designers, makers and people passionate about technology and innovation collaborate intensively on projects and compete, usually in team, to showcase their talents and to find — creative and impacting — solutions to everyday problems. Money prizes will be awarded to the 3 best ideas and projects! In addition there will be other great opportunities for both the winners and the other attendees. No idea of what is a hackathon? Have a look at our FAQs!

From 06:00PM Friday, 27 April to 05:00PM Sunday, 29 April 2018.
Don’t forget to register and buy your ticket to enter the hackathon competition!

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From 06:00PM to 09:00PM on Friday, 27 April 2018.
Free entry, but limited places available.

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Pitches and awards ceremony

From 05:15PM Sunday, 29 April 2017.
Free entry, but limited places available.

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Hack the City is organised within the Regional Innovation System Ticino (RIS).

Enter the competition

Tickets to enter the competition available until
25.04.2018 23:59.

Early bird: CHF 20.00
Standard: CHF 30.00
Last minute: CHF 40.00

* Includes: the right to attend the hackathon, the official Hack the City 2018 jersey, snacks and other goodies.
Warning! We do not provide any kind of equipment such as laptops, cables, chargers, routers, switches,... Also, do not forget to read the rules!

Free entry for visitors and guests.
At the Opening and at the Pitches and awards ceremony there are limited places available.
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Date and time

Begins: 27.04.2018 18:00
Ends: 29.04.2018 20:00


Universita' della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano

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