Random Hacks of Kindness Event: 1st – 2nd December at University of Southampton #rhoksoton

Dirk Gorissen from Engineering is running this weekend’s Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) event in the University of Southampton Mountbatten Building (53). It takes place in the Common Room on Level 3.

A RHoK (founded by Google, Microsoft, Nasa, and others) is all about bringing domain experts, programmers, and makers together for a weekend in order to solve problems related to humanity and international development.The University of Southampton will be one of the satellite cities as part of the global Random Hacks of Kindness Event

RHoK are an awesome way to learn something new, test your skills, meet new people, and do something for the good of the world. For more details about how they work see this post.

The event will be supported by the Student Digital Champions led by Ivan Melendez.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 30. Get your tickets via Eventbrite

Reception: Friday, November 30, 2012 6pm in the Trago Lounge, 190-192 Portswood Road, Southampton. ‎

You can read Dirk’s report of the previous RHoK event here


Saturday, December 1st

9:00am – Welcome & problem statement presentations

10am – Form groups and hackathon begins

12:00 – Lunch

Presentation by Mark Lunney from the London Google Developer Group

Presentation by Jack Townsend form CleanWebUK

Presentation by Justing MacKinnon, founder of crisismappersUK

5:30pm – Team status reports

6pm – Pizza

Hackathon continues until 11pm

Sunday, December 2nd

8am – Doors open

9am – Breakfast

10am – Team status report

12pm – Pizza

3:00pm – Hackathon ends & judging begins

5:00pm – Judging completed & prizes awarded.