SPELL invites to the "Hackathon at the Ring" - Just Come!

1-3 October 2021: The SPELL project partners invite you to the Hackathonamring at the Nürburgring.

From October 1-3, 2021, the SPELL Consortium will host the SPELL@hackathonamring as a face-to-face event with three formats:

  • A technology exhibition featuring innovations for better management of crises and disaster situations.
  • Presentations and roundtables from their fields with personalities from politics, universities, aid organizations and technology providers
  • A programming, coding, and business modeling marathon over 40 hours. 

We expect 250 participants to work as experts and/or architects together with enthusiastic hackers* on future solutions up to prototypes. 

What is SPELL?

SPELL is a research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology with the topic AI in incident and situation management. Since June, 12 partners led by the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have been working on a semantic platform for intelligent decision and deployment support in control centers and situation centers. The aim is to use artificial intelligence to initiate measures to avert danger, provide emergency aid and supply the population more quickly in crisis situations (for example, major incidents, pandemics, natural disasters or widespread power outages).

Ready for #HAR2021?

Grab your friends, form a team or come alone. 

Coders, programmers, designers, business people, experts, VIPs - Just come!

Prizes up to 5000,00 € are waiting for you.

Exciting challenges and real racing atmosphere - What else can you expect?

Full board (camp beds), race tickets from the VIP grandstand, party, exhibitions and great speakers included. 

The Nürburgring is considered the most dangerous race track in Europe and offers a spectacular atmosphere for #HAR2021. We are allowed to be present at three races during the weekend.

Participants will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with experts, to participate themselves in the areas of drones, sensor technology and the platform technology and to contribute your expert knowledge, from the dispatcher to the head of office and politics, from the manufacturers of mission control systems and command and control software, the authorities for emergency response and civil and civil protection in a forward-looking way.

The challenges and all further information can be found in detail on the homepage www.hackathonamring.de.

Corona measures:

2G+:  Proof of vaccination or recovery + free rapid on-site testing.

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Press contact:

Christian Heyer

Leiter Unternehmenskommunikation DFKI Kaiserslautern

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz