TM Forum Hackathon: Smart City & Climate

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:00am to
Sunday, March 20, 2016 5:00pm


TM Forum’s first Asian University Challenge will bring together students from over 6 Universities across Beijing. Students will participate in to create the top innovative solutions to smart city & climate challenges leveraging TM Forum’s ecosystem to ecosystem platform.

A key focus of the Beijing Hackathon is to look at how technology can be used to improve the quality of life for citizens through improved public services such as healthcare, waste management, energy, water treatment, etc by integrating ICT solutions which can deliver real city data and help improve decision making and influence citizen behavior.

Challenges Include:

  • How can we citizens leverage technology and innovation to reduce pollution in our cities?

  • How can technology be used to help change people’s behaviors which in turn will help keep our city cleaner?

  •  How can real time information be used to help improve decision making to help make our city run more efficiently?

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Agenda (subject to change)

Saturday, March 19th

10:00am – 10:30am
Welcome & registration

10:30am – 11:15am
Opening Ceremony
Challenges (short intro)
APIs (Short intro)
“Lightning Talks” Speakers TBD

11:30am – 12:30pm
Preparatory Workshop – Environment Setup & team formation

12:30 – 1:00pm

Hacking Starts! (Experts available to support hackers)

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Afternoon Snack

5:00pm – 5:30pm
Progress check, Hacking & Games


9:00pm – 12:00am
Progress check, Hacking & Games

12:30am – 1:30am
Midnight Pizza break

Sunday, March 20th

1:30am – 7:00am

7:00am – 9:00am
Progress check & Breakfast

DevPost Team register & submission reminder,

Hacking ends! All projects submitted to Challenges

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Registration for visitors opens

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Prepare for Demos

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Demonstrations (3 mins pitch per team)

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Networking drinks and snacks

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Judges Deliberate

4:45pm – 5:00pm
Winners Announced

Sponsor Opportunity:

As a technology sponsor you will be able to integrate your platform with the TM Forum Ecosystem platform and expose APIs, Data and capabilities that you wish to include in the hackathon. This way you gain direct value of the innovative ideas that the student imagine. You also get direct feedback from the participants on your environment, APIs and content. Plus you will also receive the following promotional benefits:

  • Branding on the Beijing Hackathon Website
  •  Branding at the Beijing Event
  • Branding in the Hackathon Video
  • Speaking opportunity at the Hackathon
  • Opportunity to Judge and select the winning team
  • Branding at the TM Forum Live Hackathon in Nice May 7 & 8

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carine Vandevelde.