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#MKW17 - Hack for change
Sat. 6 May 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST
Hack for change
Design a solution that could truly change Melbourne at General Assembly’s hackathon. Open to anyone with an interest in design and problem solving, form teams to create a useful online experience for Melburnians. No experience is necessary, with mentoring available from industry experts in UX design and development.
What can I expect on the day?
Form teams, get briefed on the problem statement, and brainstorm a digital solution.
Pick up some lean UX techniques from our mentors.
Put your new-found UX skills into practice and design a lo-fi prototype.
Demo your prototype and present your recommendations to City of Melbourne, for the chance to win prizes
The UX challenge will be provided by City of Melbourne, and will involve redesigning an online experience.
Who should attend?
You! Come along if you’re excited about problem-solving, you’re a motivated, sharp, creative technologist who believes that design can be a tool for positive change in the community. No experience necessary. Come with our without a team.
[Please note this event is wheelchair accessible]
Melbourne Knowledge Week
Melbourne Knowledge Week is a week-long festival that melds, art, technology, business and science to explore and co-create our future city. Over 80 new wave events have been designed to inspire curious minds to collide and collaborate to bring future-focused ideas to life.
Throw yourself into a week full of innovation and creativity where you’ll hear from international industry leaders, test cutting-edge technology, taste future food and help to solve Melbourne’s future challenges.