Saturday 04, November 2017 by Jessica Combes

Accenture launches Connected Digital Hackathon with Expo 2020 Dubai


Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, is challenging participants from 11 cities around the world to develop prototypes of human-centred digital solutions that help improve the quality of urban living through its first global digital hackathon.

The 24-hour hackathon will take place simultaneously in Chicago, Bangalore, Dubai, Istanbul, London, Manila, Mexico City, Monterrey, Rome, Shanghai and Singapore on 11 and 12 November 2017.

In Dubai, the event will be supported by Etisalat Digital, Google, GE Digital and the American University of Sharjah. Registrations are open to recent graduates, undergraduates, entrepreneurs and individuals from start-ups with expertise in technology development, and close on 6 November.