Schedule of Events

  • Friday 5:30 p.m.

    Check-in Begins at Main Location

    We'll be at the entrance to The Applied Technology Hub handing out swag bags and getting hyped!

  • Friday 6:15 p.m.

    Team Building Activities

    Whether you are looking for a team or not, participate in some team building activities to help get to know some fellow hackers!

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  • Friday 7:00 p.m.

    Keynote Begins

    You won't want to miss this part. We'll give introductions, further explain the weekend's activities, and answer any questions you might have.

  • Friday 7:30 p.m.

    Dinner is Served / Find a Team

    We'll start hacking after the kick-off, but we definitely wouldn't want you hacking on an empty stomach.

  • Friday 8:00 p.m.

    Coding Begins

    Grab some snacks, open up your laptops, and start hacking! All coding/building must be done during HackISU.

  • Friday 8:30 p.m.

    Git With It Presentation

    Want to learn about or get a stronger understanding on Git? Attend the presentation!

  • Friday 9:00 p.m.

    Workiva Tech Talk

    Tune in on the technology talk hosted by one of our sponsors, Workiva!

  • Saturday 9:00 a.m.

    Breakfast is Served

    After a long night of hacking, breakfast will be served. Hopefully you got some rest! We suggest getting as much sleep Friday night as possible, that way you have a full day of hacking on Saturday.

  • Saturday 10:00 a.m.

    "So you want to run a hackathon?" Presentation

    Ever interested on what goes on behind the scenes want to learn what we do? We'll be giving a talk on how we do things!

  • Saturday 12:00 p.m.

    Lunch is Served

    You know the deal by now. We want to keep you well fed.

  • Saturday 1:00 p.m.

    "Real World Use of Machine Learning" Tech Talk

    Attend the quick technology talk hosted by one of our sponsors, Optum!

  • Saturday 3:00 p.m.

    Rockwell Collins Lightning Talk

    Attend the quick technology talk hosted by one of our sponsors, Rockwell Collins!

  • Saturday 3:30

    Rockwell Collins Event

    Take a break from all the hard work and participate in the event held by Rockwell Collins! They will also be having resume review and coffee!

  • Saturday 6:00 p.m.

    Final Dinner is Served

    Swing by the main dining area to pick up your last dinner.

  • Saturday 7:00 p.m.

    Diversity Dialogue

    Listen or participate on the discussion and conversation about diversity in the tech industry and hackathons!

  • Saturday 8:30 p.m.

    MLH Cup Stacking Contest

    Do you think you can stack the highest tower made of cups? Prove it!

  • Sunday 7:59 a.m.

    End Coding

    Stop! Get your hands off your keyboard! We will collect DevPost submissions and make sure everyone is prepared for demoing.

  • Sunday 8:00 a.m.

    Final Breakfast is Served

    At this point, you will be exhausted and tired from all the coding - so we will provide you with a nice healthy breakfast and some caffeine to freshen up before demos.

  • Sunday 9:30 a.m.

    Project Fair / Judging Begins

    We will give an hour to two hours for judges to walk around and observe all the hacks. You will also have the opportunity to walk around and view them. Then, we will all gather to announce the winners and distribute prizes.

  • Sunday 11:00 a.m.

    Closing Ceremony

    We'll announce prize winners, thank hackers and sponsors, and get you on your way home!