GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) — Judging and Awards Ceremony

Posted on Sep 23, 2016 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

WHAT: Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge (HACC) – Judging and Awards Ceremony

Hawai‘i state government’s first hackathon-inspired event, the HACC aims to engage the local tech community in modernizing how the state does business and provides services to the public. A remarkable turnout of 27 teams consisting of hundreds of professional and amateur code writers and other innovators have been working for one month to develop solutions for the state’s biggest information technology challenges. In addition to the teams competing for the $10,000 prize pool, one team will be selected to represent the State of Hawai‘i at GlobalHack in Saint Louis, Missouri next month.

WHO:            

  • Governor David Ige
  • State CIO Todd Nacapuy, Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS)
  • 27 teams presenting innovative solutions to state challenges
  • Representatives of various state departments/agencies

WHEN:          Saturday, September 24, 2016

9:45 a.m.      Welcome remarks

10 a.m.          Finalist presentations

12:45 p.m.    Lunch refreshments and judging evaluation

1:30 p.m.      Awards and recognition

2 p.m.            Closing remarks

Link to panel of judges:  http://hacc.hawaii.gov/#anchor_judge

WHERE:         Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi-Purpose Room 3

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov

Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

cindy.mcmillan@hawaii.gov