We are proud to present the first edition of BlocHacks this Saturday, November 25! BlocHacks is the first annual hackathon in the city of Montreal that is focused on hacking social causes. We are strong believers that technology can help fix and improve the majority of disasters and social problems the world is currently facing today. We see an ever increasing gap between the Non Profit (as well as Non-Governmental) world and emerging technology. Supported by the Social Innovation Catalyst known as DevBloc we believe we can help motivate and inspire the Montreal community to build, create, structure, design, and innovate solutions to global issues.
We are teaming up with the UNHCR to put all our attendees to the test to solve one of their most prominent problems they are facing on the field. This hackathon will be assessing the ideas, design, concept, and innovation of the solutions put forward by its participants.