The purpose of this competition is to focus on smart cities and connected communities with the goal of gaining experience and improving how we live. We are seeking for lasting impact, including code that helps the public and have prepared to help the teams/competitors to create companies or careers out of the projects so that they can continue to improve the community around us.
The primary Goals of this competition are outlined below.
Gain experience and level up Data science in Utah
Build companies, communities and careers
Improve how we live.
We will be hosting various networking, presentations, hackathons and other events to help teams work on the projects they have planned. Some of the examples of those are listed below. They will be announced directly to the teams through Slack.
The board will determine points for each item in each step that gets completed. Some examples: Registering for competition, Attended training/user group events, attending panel discussions, giving back to the community through open source commits, data sets, resources, blog posts. Data discoveries X amount of money is spent on connected homes in the area.
This page http://www.utahignite.com/what-is-a-gigabit-application/ covers qualifications/requirements. Questions about ideas topics need to speak with Peter Jay(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline will be Mid August(we will get a firm date soon).
Example Spreadsheet is listed at this link.
Track other related expenses for running the event, besides food, (e.g. electronics platforms, direct costs needed to make the events happen).
Track all hours so that you know what can be invoiced. (compensated at 75$/hr)
Winners will be chosen. Early August.
Targeting Smart City applications and especially those that take advantage of gigabit networking, latency, real time impact. NSF grant is for gigabit smart city eco-system. Here is the link to Gigabit Application Requirements