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Tech For Peace bootcamp at BUET


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Tech For Peace bootcamp at BUET

​​​“Tech ​for ​​Peace”, organized by ​​Preneur ​​Lab and associated ​​by Democracy ​​International, ​​is ​an ​initiative ​to ​create ​a ​youth ​platform engaging ​ ​university ​students where​​ ​they ​will​ ​be ​able ​​to ​show ​​their ​​creativity ​​by ​​building ​​apps ​/ ​​digital ​​solutions​ ​to ​​solve​ problems ​​that ​​hinder ​​to ​​make ​​a ​​peaceful ​​society.

Join us in the "Tech for Peace" Bootcamp at BUET on 26th September to get trained on digital skills to compete in "Tech for Peace" Digital Challenge. There will be a day long hack day where participants will compete to make solutions and top 3 teams will be selected for Gala challenge. In the bootcamp, the domain experts and tech mentors will share their experience so that the coders can make better app/digital solutions ​on ​​hack ​​day. Hack day at BUET will be on 5 October.

Apart from BUET, "Tech for Peace" event is also getting organized in UIU, BRACU, DU and NSU. Total of 15 solutions from 5 universities (best 3 solutions from each university) will be demonstrated on the Gala event. Top 3 selected team from Gala challenge will be taken for incubation for two months.

Anyone having engineering or technical knowledge can attend this event.
Around hundred (100) students are welcome to participate in bootcamp and 50 for hack day.
Interested ​ ​students ​ ​can ​ ​participate ​ ​individually ​ ​and ​ ​team ​ ​with ​ ​3~5 ​ ​members.

​​Incentives ​ ​the ​ ​participants/winner ​ ​will ​ ​get:
● Hack ​ ​Day ​ ​winners ​ ​will ​ ​get ​ ​certificates ​ ​and ​ ​pitching ​ ​opportunity ​ ​in ​ ​Gala
● Two-month ​ ​incubations ​ ​for ​ ​winner ​ ​of ​ ​Gala ​ ​Challenge
● Ownership ​ ​of ​ ​the ​ ​app/ ​ ​digital ​ ​solutions
● Opportunity ​ ​to ​ ​connect ​ ​with ​ ​Govt. ​ ​and ​ ​Non ​ ​Govt. ​ ​stakeholders
● Network ​ ​for ​ ​partnership ​ ​and ​ ​scale
● Training ​ ​to ​ ​develop ​ ​skill ​ ​and ​ ​the ​ ​tool/app
● Technological ​ ​support
● Business ​ ​mentorship
● Physical ​ ​space ​ ​for ​ ​office ​ ​use
● Support ​ ​to ​ ​make ​ ​the ​ ​product ​ ​“Market ​ ​Ready”

So get ready for the bootcamp !!! Free registration link for the bootcamp: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScApaxpoHS5B1b9_2BjD4Hz3IOkzAaydQLy4KQWP7tfHSRPMg/viewform

"Tech for Peace" will choose 100 lucky people who can join the bootcamp. The last date of registration is 21 September, 2017. So hurry up !!!
See you at Civil Seminar Room, Civil Building, BUET at 26 September at 5 pm.

Key dates:
21 September - Deadline of registration for Bootcamp
26 September (5 pm to 8 pm) - Bootcamp
5 October - Hackday

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