April 22-23, 2017


Check out the Devpost to see the submissions and winners

The University of Akron's first 24-Hour Hackathon, built and organized entirely by students

Features of HAkron 2017


1:4 Mentor:Hacker ratio


Cash top prize! Along with prizes from Tiny Circuits, and more!


The Bit Factory - A new startup incubator in the heart of downtown Akron


We're raffling off an iPad Pro just for showing up!

Parking & Bit Factory Map

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 22

10:30 amDoor opens! Eat breakfast, play games!

11:00 amHackathon Museum

12:00 pmKeynote Speaker + Opening Ceremonies

01:00 pmHacking begins!

01:00 pmLunch - Old Carolina Barbeque

01:30 pmBiomimicry Talk - Stephanie Pierce

03:00 pmAndroid Development Workshop - Thomas Eynon

04:00 pm"How to Build a Website" - Kyle Trussler

05:00 pmNodeJS Basics - Dylan McIntyre

06:00 pmDinner - Spaghetti Warehouse

07:00 pmSmash Bros. Melee Tournament

08:00 pm"How to Get an Internship at The Big 4" - Noah Wagner

09:00 pmMLH Cup Stacking

10:00 pmPing-Pong Tournament!

11:30 pmVim Tutorial - Emerson Cloud

12:00 amMidnight snack & iPad Pro raffle winners!

Sunday, April 23

08:00 amBreakfast - Breakfast Burrito Bar

12:00 pmLunch - Jimmy John's

01:00 pmHacking ENDS! Register & Submit your projects to Devpost

01:30 pmJudging begins

03:30 pmJudging ends!

03:30 pmClosing Ceremonies




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