Hackathon World Summit Awards – WSA 2019

Call for applications

The ISOC Madagascar chapter of the Internet Society, WSA Madagacar and NIC-MG (Network Information Center Madagascar), in partnership with i RENALA (Research and Education Network for Academic and Learning Activities), Orange Madagascar, CIDST and the University of Fianarantsoa,

Organize two hackathon sessions “HACKATHON WSA 2019” in the form of competitions to produce innovative applications (software, platform, mobile application, IOT…) from 23 to 25 May 2019 at CIDST in Antananarivo and from 27 to 29 May 2019 at the University of Fianarantsoa, especially for young people, with 9 groups of two (2) people on each site.

Combining a series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, universities and civil society, WSA is an international platform.

The World Summit Awards (https://www.worldsummitawards.org/) are conducted within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2003-2005, mandated by the WSIS 2005 Plan of Action and the Austrian Government and implemented in collaboration with United Nations organizations such as UNESCO, UNIDO, UNCTAD and ITU.

For each session, the three best achievements will be awarded respectively an amount of one million five hundred thousand ariary (1,500,000 Ar), seven hundred fifty thousand ariary (750,000 Ar) and three hundred thousand ariary (300,000 Ar) and will be proposed at WSA 2019.

Applications will be open from Monday, May 06 to Thursday, May 16, 2019 at noon and should be sent to the email address contact@isoc.mg with the subject “HACKATHON WSA 2019”, mentioning the session (CIDST or University of Fianarantsoa) with a short CV  mentioning possible achievements and a cover letter, in attached file.