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Octahacks 3.0

bhaveshgoyal182 profile image Bhavesh Goyal Updated on ・3 min read

OctaHacks is the annual flagship event of DSC, Chitkara University, where innovators get an opportunity to merge their creative ideas with their technical skills to build something exemplary. It's a place where your ideas will get acknowledged.
This November, OctaHacks is back with it's third edition, OctaHacks 3.0. Expect more than 36 hours of inspiring panel discussions, working and collaborating on futuristic and empowering tech products, networking opportunities with budding developers and lots of fun!

History

Octahacks was started in 2018 with having a vision of encouraging the young innovators at the National level to build something exemplary. Something that will make the life of the community easy to live in.
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Octahacks = Octa + Hacks

The title of this Hackathon itself implies about the Eight different tracks that are available in which you can brainstorm and think-design-build something innovative.
The list of tracks available is:-
1.Smart-City
2.Security
3.Fintech
4.Health
5.Environment
6.Education
7.Business
8.Women Security
tracks

Sponsors

Every event is possible with the help of Sponsors. This year we
have :-
1.DevFolio
2.NewGenIED Chitkara University
3.Fold
4.Matic
5.Tezos
6.Portis
7.Wolfram
8.Coding Blocks
9.Balsamiq
10.Todoist
11.Sashido
12.GiveMyCertificate
13.Axure
14.1Password
15.JetBrains
16.Bubble
17.repl.it

Platform Partners

1.Airmeet
2.StreamYard

Community Partners

1.GDG Jalandhar
2.DSC Mt.San Antonio College
3.GDG Chandigarh
4.Flutter Chennai
5.Developer Circles Chandigarh
6.Flutter Chandigarh
7.IEEE-CIET
8.Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador

How to Register?

To Register for Octahacks 3.0 you can visit www.octahacks.tech from where you will be redirected to DevFolio .Firstly, you will have to create an account, then setting up your profile and then registering for this Hackathon.
You can participate in a Team (max 4 members) or participate as an individual.
If you are stuck anywhere you can refer

Judges

To Judge the innovative projects out.
1.Kamal Vaid
Google Certified Android Developer | Technology Lead
at Infosys | GDE For Google Assistant
2.Vrijraj Singh
Organizer, GDG Jalandhar | Google Developers Expert
for Firebase & Web Technologies
3.Tushar Srivastava
Technical Project Lead at Huawei Technologies India
4.Niharika Arora
GDE for Android | Contributor @ Aarogya Setu | Active Community
Contributor | Gold Medalist
5.Mohit Uniyal
Instructor and Product Engineer at Coding Blocks | Mentor
@TensorFlow at Google Code-in.
6.Suraj Kumar
SDE-2 @V-Comply

Mentors

To guide you throughout your journey.
1.Sai Siddartha Maram
SDE Intern @Invento Robotics
2.Saurabh Thakur
SDE @smallcase, GSoC 19 @AOSSIE
3.Chetan Kaushik
Product Engineer at GOJEK | Founder at TheAlgorithms | GSOC'17 @FOSSASIA
4.Harsha Vardhan
Software Engineer at Microsoft IDC | Student Researcher
5.Vedant B.
Research Intern @UPenn | Chair IEEE CIS | Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador | Data Scientist
6.Abhay Sharma
Frontend Engineer @Smallcase
7.Madhur Gupta
Android @bim | GSoC'20 @Wikimedia
8.Jai Kathuria
Developer • Learner • Designer
9.Nikhil Bansal
Android Engineer @Mutual Mobile | Open Source Contributor | Tech Speaker | Mentor and Reviewer
10.Sagar Choudhary
SDE-II @Airmeet | Mentor and Project Reviewer
11.Ayon Roy
Speaker | Doing ML Deep Learning AI Data Science Python @ FinTech | Hackathons | Internships | Community @ Kaggle Days

Student Mentors

To be there and help students whenever they need help.
1.Pragati Verma
Full Stack Web Developer | Expert of Frontend, Backend and Project Management.
2.Himanshu Sharma
Flutter Developer | Open Source Contributor | Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador | Writer
3.Vanshika Garg
SDE-CRIS | DSC Lead | GHCI'20 Scholar | EATON Pratibha Scholar | Chapter Lead at Girlscript Foundation | 21 Under 21 awardee | Python mentor at Tesseract Coding
4.Arsh Goyal
SDE Intern @ Samsung and ISRO | Explore ML Facilitator by Google Crowdsource

Fun-Time

To give this virtual hackathon a real feel of offline one we will be having game nights.
To relieve out the stress our Team will be hosting some quizzes & games with live streaming on YouTube.
funtime

Prizes

Making this Version 3.0 bigger than previous versions,Prizes worth 4 Lacs will be distributed. The goodies and the swags will be directly shipped to your given shipment details.

For more Details you can visit us at www.octahacks.tech.
You can mail your queries at help@octahacks.tech
Till then stay tuned @dsc_ciet.

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Excited for this 🔥