Planning Schedule

Important Dates  
  • TBA: Registration opens
  • November 1, 2013: Pre-Datafest brainstorming session, at the discretion of local organizers. 
  • November 2, 2013: Local hackathons begin. Please check your location's page for times, address and logistics
  • November 2, 2013: Deadline for creating project pages is at 6 pm local time. Instructions on creating  project pages are here
  • November 3, 2013: Deadline for completing project pages by the time specified by local organizers. 
  • November 3, 2013: Local hackathons close. Please check your location's page for time.
  • November 10, 2013: Deadline for the winning teams nominated for global awards to add a Youtube presentation to their project page. 
  • November 27, 2013: Global award winners announced

Preparation Schedule  
On the calendar below we'll be posting Google+ Hangouts sessions and other events that will take place in the lead up to the hackaton on November 2-3, 2013.  If you would like to organize an outreach event or engage our participants, we'll be delighted to announce it and post it on this calendar.  Please email us at