Thursday 20 September 2018 - Thursday 18 October 2018
Blockchain Revolution!

Museum Booster 2018

34 hours non-stop and a mix of expertise to charge the museum with innovative energy

Arriving on 27th and 28th October is the second edition of Museum Booster, the large-scale digital marathon dedicated to the most innovative ideas and services able to reinvent 21st century museums.

THE CHALLENGE
This year’s challenge is how blockchain technology can be applied in a museum and bring its “revolutionising” to the world of art and culture.

THE PRIZE
A jury of experts will evaluate the work presented by the teams. The winning team will receive 8.000 euros and the opportunity to test their project at MAXXI.

WHO THE EVENT IS FOR
Programmers, designers, developers, entrepreneurs, experts in communication, marketing or copyright, copywriters, art director, data analysts, those that are interested in technology, innovation and art and that have an idea or an interesting project that can be developed through the competition.

PARTICIPATION
Participation is free and is open to groups of a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 people, or to individuals who can form their group on the day of the hackathon, independently or with the support of the organisers.To sign up, you must register the Team or individual by filling out the entry form below by 12 pm on 18th October 2018. There is a maximum capacity of 100 participants.

DATES AND TIMES
The hackathon will start at 9.00 am on 27th October 2018  and will finish at 7.00 pm on 28th October 2018.
The competition is scheduled to start at 11.00 am on 27th October and the resulting prototypes or mock-ups and presentations must be delivered no later than 4.00 pm on 28th October.

DOWNLOAD THE RULES (Italian Version)

PROGRAMME
SATURDAY 27TH  OCTOBER
9:00 am Formation and accreditation of teams
10:30 am Welcome and presentation from Museum Booster: challenge, programme, rules, jury and mentors
11:00 am Start of the hackathon
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm The hackathon continues!
8:00 pm Dinner
10:00 pm The hackathon continues uninterrupted until the following morning!
A drink station and rest area will be available to participants
SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am The hackathon continues!
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Final hours of coding and pitch preparation
4:00 pm End of work and delivery of projects
4:30 pm Presentation of projects to the Jury
6:00 pm Announcement of winners and awards

In collaboration with Groupama Assicurazioni

THE CALL IS CLOSED