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Schedule

Product Demos

These are shorter, tech-focussed talks. We will announce each talk on stage just before it begins.

Monzo
Guildhall

TransferWise: Introduction to TransferWise Payouts API
Guildhall

A short demo on how to use TransferWise API to automate you payments

Microsoft: Get to Know Azure & Hackathons
Guildhall

Get a quick introduction to Azure and how it can boost you Hack experience. Tutorials covering: Intelligent Kiosk, Cog services, App Service, Bots, & Machine Learning Studio. Visit aka.ms/hackwithazure for more information!

TPP: GP Connect API
Guildhall

For those of you wanting to take part in our Hackathon challenge, come along to find out how to use the "GP Connect" APIs that allow you to integrate with our SystmOne medical records system to view patient records and book appointments. (All data and examples are test data). Supporting files and documentation will be posted to the #sponsor-tpp Slack channel.

Amazon: Alexa, Teach me to create a new skill
Guildhall

Learn how to teach Alexa new skills using the Alexa Skills Kit. Quickly build and deploy new voice capabilities onto any device that supports Alexa.

Workshops

These are longer, tech-focussed talks. We will announce each talk on stage just before it starts.

Microsoft: How to Hack with AI
Guildhall

This beginner-level workshop will explain what AI and cloud computing are in simple terms then show you how to add AI to your project in just a few lines of code.

Expect to learn:
  • What is cloud computing
  • What is AI
  • How to add AI to your project
Technical prerequisites:
  • Basic understanding of cloud computing
  • Basic coding skills (call REST APIs, work with JSON, etc.)

Avast Workshop
Guildhall

Avast will host a workshop on Saturday afternoon. This main focus of this workshop will be to provide further insight on how to solve the challenge, including:

  • Reviewing integration examples for the early part of the challenge and overcoming potential issues
  • Exploring further the ideas and directions available for the later part of the challenge
  • Elaborating further on the growing need for privacy and the benefits of regular cleaning for maintaining user privacy

This workshop is for you! We highly encourage attendance, as you may find it useful if you get stuck, want to run your ideas by the judges, or are looking for more insights into what the team is looking for in the outcome of the challenge.

Graphcore: Software opportunities with Graphcore
Guildhall

Improbable: Probabilistic Programming with Keanu
Guildhall

We explore how probabilistic programming lets you model the world and answer questions about it. Specifically, we show some examples of using Keanu to do this, and how you can tune your Keanu models using data and "observations". Finally, we explore how you might apply Keanu to our challenge, Best Probabilistic Game AI, by building a very simple game AI using Keanu

Registration Opens
Corn Exchange

Opening Ceremony
Corn Exchange

Hacking Starts

Lunch
Guildhall

API Demos
Guildhall

  • Monzo
  • TransferWise
  • Microsoft
  • TPP
  • Amazon

Workshops
Guildhall

  • Microsoft
  • Avast
  • Graphcore
  • Improbable

Dinner
Guildhall

MLH !Light
Guildhall

Sleeping Area Opens
Guildhall

Midnight Snack
Guildhall

Breakfast
Guildhall

Lunch
Guildhall

Hacking Ends

Expo Starts
Corn Exchange

Finalists Announced

Finalist Presentations
Corn Exchange

Closing Ceremony
Corn Exchange

Event Concludes

Venue Closes