Work alongside with hackers who are eager to make the infrastructure and applications that will power the new decentralized web

USC Blockathon is the University of Southern California's first blockchain hackathon aimed at bringing non-blockchain and blockchain-oriented developers together to develop blockchain use cases and solve this spaces tough problems. USC is evolving around Los Angeles's ever glowing blockchain ecosystem and aims to churn the brightest and most promising hackers of the community. We aspire to create a welcoming experience that promotes creativity, novelty and innovation.

 

16th of February

8 AM: Registration begins

9.30 AM: Welcome remarks/logistics

9.45 AM: IOTA Technical Session

10.45 AM: Hyperledger Fabric Technical Session

11:30 AM: CyberMiles Technical Session

12 PM: Hacking begins (plus Lunch)

7 PM: Dinner

 

17th of February

8 AM: Breakfast

9 AM: Devpost site closes for the teams

9.30 AM: Judging begins

12 PM: Judging concludes (plus Lunch)

1 PM: Top teams are invited to present their project (6 min/team)

1:30 PM: Overview of blockchain research at USC

2:00 PM: Closing ceremony and prize distribution

2.30 PM: Event ends

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Judges

Mark Harvilla

Mark Harvilla
OBEN

Dan Fang

Dan Fang
OBEN

Veronica Zheng

Veronica Zheng
ConsenSys

Bhaskar Krishnamachari

Bhaskar Krishnamachari
USC CCI

Gowri Ramachandran

Gowri Ramachandran
USC CCI

Lewis Freiberg

Lewis Freiberg
IOTA

Sam Kazemian

Sam Kazemian
Everipedia

Stephanie Hurder

Stephanie Hurder
Prysm Group

Eric Chung

Eric Chung
DApperNetwork

Judging Criteria

  • USC Blockathon Judging Criteria
    A. Concept/Idea (25%) B. Design (30%) C. Development (25%) D. Presentation/Demo (20%)