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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 24-hours from Saturday, March 30th to Sunday, March 31st.

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.

  • Join us for masterclasses on Friday, March 29th! The skills learned in the masterclasses are designed to be immediately applied to the hackathon.
  • 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
  • FAQ – If you have another question not answered here, email us at aecconference@thorntontomasetti.com



Friday, March 29th

5:00 p.m.: Project Pitches + Team Formations
6:30 p.m.: Happy Hour Reception

Saturday, March 30th

9:30 a.m.: Registration + Breakfast
10:30 a.m.: Hacking Begins!
1:00 p.m.: (working) Lunch
6:00 p.m.: (working) Dinner
10:00 p.m.: (soft) Close of Day

Sunday, March 31st

8:30 a.m.: Open of Day + Breakfast
12:00 p.m.: Hacking Concludes + Lunch
1:00 p.m.: Presentations (3-5 minutes)
2:45 p.m.: Winners Announced
3:00 p.m.: Event Conclusion