BGIS is the proud sponsor of CoreNet Global Australia’s 2017 Hackathon.

CoreNet Global Australia Chapter and BGIS are inviting you, the next generation of transformational talent, to participate in building the Future Workplace at their first Hackathon which will be held on September 4-5, 2017.

Whether you’re an engineer, graphic designer, marketer, concierge, and facilities manager or from any other discipline, this event is for those interested in being a part of shaping the future workplace – whether for a landlord, service provider, or end user.

What Is a Hackathon and Why Should You Join?​

A Hackathon is an internationally used and recognised term for a competition where people come together and make a tangible product or solution using technology over a compressed time period. As part of the annual corenet Symposium, we will be holding the first Hackathon in conjunction with CoreNet​, Qube Global Software, Schneider Electric, Serraview, Hackathons Australia, Academy Xi, .tech Domains and Blue Chilli.​

Teams will be in the running for one of three category prizes consisting of $2,000 each, as well as an overall winner receiving an additional $4,000.


Frequently Asked Questions​

1. What is a Hackathon?

A Hackathon is an internationally used and recognized term for a competition where people come together and make a tangible product or solution over the allocated time period.

2. What does this have to do with the corenet Global Australia Annual Conference

Corenet Global Australia Chapter are holding their 2017 Annual Conference based around the theme “Humans in the Connected World”. As part of the Conference they are holding a Hackathon, to enable the future of Corporate Real Estate.For more information on the Annual Conference

3. What is the agenda?

The Hackathon is a 2-day event.
On Monday morning, the thought leaders will outline the current situation in Australia with the theme of ‘The Future of Workplace’. Problem statements will be presented and participants form teams around their interests.

During the hackathon we’d expect teams to be mentored and develop real life solutions. On the second day we’ll have an executive judging panel.  The top three hacks will present at the conference on the Wednesday with the audience choosing the winner.

4. When is the Hackathon held?

Monday – Tuesday, 4-5 September, 2017.
Day 1: 9am – 9pm
Day 2: 9am – 5pm
Pitches will be presented at the Annual Conference on 6 September from 1.30pm – 2.30pm.

5. Where will this Hackathon be held?

Telstra, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne.

6. Who can come?

Anyone over 18 years of age is welcome to participate. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, student, lawyer, academic, engineer, freelancer, we want anyone to come and participate.

7. What if I have I don’t have a team?

The beauty about hackathons is the ability to meet new people and to work with them.
We call it the Minimal Viable Team (MVT).
Hustler – Sales, marketing, project coordinator
Hipster – User experience, designer
Hacker – programmer, engineer, software developer, coding
We need a variety of people with diverse skillsets to come and form a mix of teams.

8. What do I need to bring?

Your laptop, power outlets and your creativity!! We will supply food, drinks and snacks.

9. Who owns the Intellectual Property after?

You own what you make. #opensource

10. Registration

Registrations are $40 – $60 via Eventbrite​