THE HACKTRAIN IS COMING TO HONG KONG!


GET READY FOR THE BIGGEST HACKATHON OF THE YEAR!


HACKTRAIN:
/'HAK'TREɪN/
Noun.



The HackTrain is arguably one of the craziest and most memorable hackathon experiences on earth! We've organised 3 hackathons in the UK, but this November The HackTrain is coming to Hong Kong to bring you HackTrain HK, a weekend-long hacking adventure on Hong Kong's mass transit railway system! 40 of the very best developers, designers and entrepreneurs will be building apps, websites and hardware that tackles the industry's biggest challenges!


48 HOURS. 8 VENUES. 40 PARTICIPANTS. #HACKTRAINHK




CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF LAST YEAR'S HACKTRAIN UK HACKATHON!


Schedule





Challenges



The hackathons will provide challenges and datasets to the participants of the hackathon.
This gives participants the opportunity to work on projects that can have an impact on the whole industry.



Customer Experience

  • Passenger Information during Incident
  • Ticketing and Capacity Management (NP360)
  • Journey Entertainment
  • Applications of New Technologies

Operations Efficiency

  • Crowd Management
  • Train Capacity Utilisation
  • In-station Movement
  • Safety Enhancement


Judges



Tak Lo

Partner
Zeroth.ai

Bay McLaughlin

Co-Founder
Brinc.io

Mentors



Christina Lau Tam

Senior Marketing & Communications
Brinc.io

Amit Chatterjee

Digital Director
Barron Asia

Greg Curcio

Head of Organisational Change & Transformation
Metro Trains Melbourne

Oliver Bratton

Operations Director - Europe
MTR Corporation

Denise Kee

General Mgr - Corporate Strategy
MTR Corporation

Henry Wong

Senior Corporate Strategy Mgr
MTR Corporation

Andy King

Finance Director
MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited

Kevin Philpott

Head of Business Development & Innovation
MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited

Bosco Leung

Business Improvements Mgr
MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited


Prizes



Last year's prizes for the HackTrain UK included a fully paid trip to Singapore to the Tech in Asia conference,
trips to Amsterdam to speak at international conferences, lightsabers, hoverboards and pebble watches!

1st Prize

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THE WINNING TEAM WILL GET A
FULLY-PAID TRIP TO LONDON, UK!



2nd Prize

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

3rd Prize

Lightsaber

Best Participant

Lightsaber

Best Designer

Light Pad

Best Social Media

Solar Panel Charger

Best Entrepreneur

LiveScribe Pen

Best Developer

Robotic Arm

Best Hardware Hack

Makey Makey

Cable Car Challenge Prize

Sony Mobile Projector
Ngong Ping 360 Fishing Village Insight Tour Package

Railway Challenge Prize

Marshall Bluetooth Headphone
MTR Dustproof Stopper
MTR Card Pouch

Applications



APPLY FOR A PLACE AT THE HACKTRAIN HK


Applications are open! We're looking for the top developers, designers and entrepreneurs from all around the world! Once you submit your application we'll get in touch to go through the application process!

ARE YOU READY TO #HACKTHERAILS?

Apply now


Sponsors


Key Sponsor




Venue Sponsor




Partners




Hack Partners

WeWork Old St.
18 - 21 Corsham Street
London, N1 6DR
United Kingdom




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