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, ad 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 an exchange of the experiences between partners, visitors and users.
As 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.
Let’s hack for Baltic Museums!
We know that there are creative people who are looking for new challenges 😊 We invite programmers, designers, graphic designers, Internet experts and all the new technology freaks to take part in the competition! We provide full catering and attractive prizes for the best teams..
During the event, you will receive the support of experienced mentors who will share their knowledge to help you develop your ideas.
Choose the hackathon you want to take part in and join us!
17-18 March 2018, GDYNIA, Experyment Science Centre
14-15 April 2018, KLAIPEDA, Lithuanian Sea Museum
25-26 September 2018, MALMÖ, Malmö Museums
First Baltathon was organized in Gdynia, it started on 17th March 2018. The participants were createda toolsfor:Experyment Science Center and NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium. The photo gallery is already here!
During the Baltathon in Klaipeda (14th April) you will have 24 hours to come up with ideas for tool dedicated to Lithuanian Sea Museum. We believe it’s enough time to create great solutions!
BEFORE THE HACKATHON
You have never been in Lithuanian Sea Museum? You are afraid you won’t be able to see the exhibition before the hackathon? We come to the rescue! Directly before the event LSM is organizing a tour for you, during which you have the chance to get familiar with the exhibition, problems, and challenges the museum faces. We start at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 14th: Hack Day 1
10:00 Ferry to Smiltynė (Ferry terminal: Danės str. 1)
10:30 – 10:50 Registration & welcome
11:00 – 12:15 Visit to the exhibitions of the Lithuanian Sea Museum
12:20 Opening of the Event
16:00 More hacking…
20:10 BLON’s festival film. Game Jam Movie, USA or Night tour to the backstage of the Dolphinarium
21:00 Hacking all night!
Sunday, April 15th: Hack Day 2
9:00 Trial presentations to the Mentors
11:00 Finalization the prototypes
12:50 Final presentations to the Commission and the Audience
15:00 Deliberation of the Commission/Voting of the Audience
15:45 Announcement of the Winners
Registration for the Baltathon in Klaipeda is closed. Stay tooned for our next Baltathon in Malmö Museums!
MENTORS in Klaipeda (14th April)
AUDIENCE AWARD – Logitech Slim Folio iPAD smart keyboard
MAIN AWARD – Value of the package for each team member of the winning team – 400 Euro: package of invitations for 2 persons to the best touristic destinations in Western Lithuania (wellness center Holiday Park, visit to the Dino Park, individual meeting with dolphins, tickets to the Aquarium and Dolphinarium of the Lithuanian Sea Museum) and a €100 prize for each member of the winning team.
PROMO SUPPORTERS / MEDIA PARTNERS
Do you want to support the project? Do you have any question? Contact us!