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AEC Tech’s Hackathon is an event for all levels of programmers, developers, engineers, and others, additionally, it is aimed for attendees to collaborate, network, build new relationships, and generate new ideas and processes for the AEC community. The Hackathon will last 26-hours from Saturday, October 19th to Sunday, October 20th.

Read about the Hackathon Guidelines, Judging Criteria, and Awards!

AEC Tech Code of Conduct.


The Hackathon at AEC Tech is an open-level event and we welcome all individuals with a variety of backgrounds. If you are a beginner coder or this is your first hackathon, we encourage you to review and utilize the resources below.

  • Code Academy – Learn to code for FREE! Tip: try Javascript, Python, or HTML/CSS.
  • Hackathon Tools – An extensive list of best tools for Hackathons.
  • Here are a few blog posts about Hackathons for beginners *note these are not related to AEC Tech – OneTwoThree
  • Join our Slack group! – Get a headstart on finding a team and pitching an idea with our Hackathon Slack group. You will receive a link to join after registration.
  • FAQ – If you have another question not answered here, email us at aecconference@thorntontomasetti.com



Saturday, October 19th

9:30 a.m.: Registration
10:00 a.m.: Team Formations
10:30 a.m.: Hacking Begins!
1:00 p.m.: (working) Lunch
6:00 p.m.: (working) Dinner
9:00 p.m.: Soft close of day

Sunday, October 20th

8:00 a.m.: Soft Opening/Breakfast
12:00 p.m.: Hacking Concludes/Lunch
1:00 p.m.: Presentations (3-5 minutes)
2:50 p.m.: Winners Announced
3:00 p.m.: Event Conclusion

*Soft closing/opening does not mean participants need to leave the premise or arrive at a certain time. Most event organizers will depart and arrive at the soft times. Participants are welcome to hack throughout the night.