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  • INES in one of the organizers of Hackacity

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    Publicado em May 27th, 2016Uncategorized

    INES is one of the partner institutions behind the first brazilian edition of hackacity (http://hackacity.eu), which being held on May 27th and 28th in Olinda/Recife and simultaneously in Porto (Portugal), Santander (Spain) and Amersfoort/Utrecht (Netherlands). Hackacity is a hackathon that aims to test big data and promotes its use to develop solutions that will have an impact in the city, but also foster collaboration amongst stakeholders. For 24 hours, participants get together to develop solutions based in open source platforms as FIWARE to address challenges faced by the citizens, using data provided by the city.

    Claudio Nascimento, vice-president of the Brazilian Network of Human Smart Cities, is in charge of the organization of the event in Brazil. Kiev Gama (CIn-UFPE), INES researcher, and Sergio Soares (ISI-TICs/CIn-UFPE), INES Executive Coordinator, are in charge of the technical coordination of Hackacity Brazil. Herbertt Diniz, researcher from INES, will provide a workshop on the FIWARE platform during the morning of may 27th, just before the event. More details about the brazilian edition can be found in the official website: http://olinda-recife.hackacity.eu