Berkeley Virtual Hackathon: A Business, Data, and AI-focused Event

Online event is scheduled for June 27th & 28th, 2020.


The Berkeley Virtual Hackathon is a Business, Data, and Artificial Intelligence-focused online event that involves intense collaboration and competition on software projects.

The event is for high school students, college students, and data and tech professionals seeking to explore careers in business data science, analytics, programming, and artificial intelligence.

Participants will be empowered with tools to create innovative solutions in our three tracks:

  • Data startups
  • AI projects
  • Programming explorations

Participants will also gain opportunities to network, collaborate, innovate, win prizes, and shape the future of data and technology.

There are two parts of the Hackathon event:

  1. Participation, which includes career panel, workshops, and presentations, etc.,
  2. Compete for prizes, which includes building a project and submitting it for judging.

Everyone, including professionals and grad students, is welcome to participate in part-1 of the event. Only a high school or undergrad student with a valid student ID is allowed to compete for and to win prizes. If you want to compete, view the Online Hackathon 2020 Contest Official Rules.

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Friday, June 26th

  • 6:00 PM | Pre-event Social, Join the social to meet and greet, more specifically, if you like to form the competition team.

Saturday, June 27th

Sunday, June 28th

  • 3:00 PM | Competition Ends and Judging Begins
  • 5:30 PM | Finalist Presentations, Awards, Prizes, and Closing Ceremony
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This event will be hosted in a virtual environment on Saturday, June 27th & Sunday, June 28th, 2020. Further information will be provided with how to access this event virtually.

Laptop, charger, phone, and some form of photo ID.

Yes. You can participate in the event as an individual or a team. You may join the event as a team or choose to form a team at the event. A team can be of a maximum of four members.

We follow the MLH Code of Conduct.
Click to view information about MLH Code of Conduct.

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