Baltathon is a series of free hackathons taking place within the BatlicMuseums: Love IT!.
Museums, touristic attractions, IT specialists and research institutions from Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania and Germany,cooperate in the project BalticMuseums: Love IT! in creating IT-enabled tools for natural and cultural heritage attractions in the South Baltic Region.
The overall goal of the project is to create services for IT-supported tourism, and its basis is exchange of the experiences between partners, visitors and users.
Baltathon participants are tasked with creating an information tool – an application based on the gamification, which will contribute to the greater interest and involvement of tourists visiting cultural institutions in the Baltic States.
The Baltathon. Hackathons for Baltic Museums take place in:
- Gdynia (PL), 17-18th March 2018
- Klaipeda (LT), 14-15th April 2018
- Malmo (SE), 25-26th September 2018
The organization of the hackathon in Klaipeda is under Lithuanian Sea Museum from Klaipeda in cooperation with the Foundation of Internet Industry Development Netcamp from Szczecin (Poland).
The project is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund within the Interreg South Baltic Programme.
We invite programmers, designers, graphic designers, Internet experts and all the new technology freaks to take part in the competition! If you are above 18 years old, join us! We provide full catering and attractive prizes for the best teams.
You will have 24h to create a tool for Lithuanian Sea Museum.
During the event, you will receive the support of experienced mentors who will share their knowledge to help you develop your ideas.
Directly before the event start, all Participants have the chance to get familiar with the exhibitions, problems and challenges the Partners face.
Number of teams is limited to 10. Maximum number of contestants in one team is 5 people.
Registration for hackathon in Klaipeda starts in March. Stay tuned!
For more details click the button 'I want to participate', then 'Show details'. Find out more about hackathons in our hackathon section.