hackJam 2016

02 Oct 2016 (Sunday) 1000-1700
@Room 4221 & 4214A, HKUST

Leaving aside the business perspective and cutting down the duration to an explosive 6-hour,
you get the chance to have a small taste of a Hackathon,
link up with other programmers and be innovative!

Registration Closed

** Presentation order **


Sunday, October 02

Time Event
9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:00 Competition starts

Opening talk (concurrently in different labs)
Announcement of the competition topic
Team forming section (optional)
10:45 - 11:15 Invited talk by Joseph Jeong @Room 4221
11:00 Registration stops. No late comers are accepted.
12:00 Submission ALL Devpost projects and team members
(Note: You can still edit the project details later)


Distribute Azure coupons to all teams after the lunch
15:30 Competition ends

All development work must be open source and hosted at GitHub
All prototypes must be deployed at Microsoft Azure Cloud platform
15:30 - 17:00 Final presentations (5 minutes for each team)
  • Venue: LTE
  • No Slides! Live Demo!
  • Demonstrate the front-end features (~1.5 mins)
  • Explain the best feature in source code level and show the git commit log messages (~1.5 mins)
  • Q and A (~2 mins)

Depending on the number of teams, the organizing committee may shorten the presentation time for all the teams. It will be announced once we have collected all team information.

Prize Presentations


Microsoft Surface Pro 4 laptop computer (~HK$8,000)
First Runner Up VR devices (All team members)
Second Runner Up Orico USB HUB
Best Open Source Developers Free PyCon HK 2016 (An open source conference) tickets
Best Technical Implementation: Free .tech domains (By Radix Registry) 1-year (all team members)
Honorable mentioned USB 64GB
Some other smaller prizes
All Participants Tutorials by Skygear.io
HK$80 off first ride for UberBLACK or uberX (for new Uber users)
All Teams Free Microsoft Azure Cloud

Judging Criteria


Samson LEE

samson lee

Technology Solutions Professional
Microsoft Hong Kong Limited

Professional in Cloud Computing
Industrial Expert


ben cheng


Open source developer, Entrepreneur
Industrial experience

Ho Wa Wong



Professional in cloud computing
Civic hacker

Sammy Fung


Open Source Hong Kong

Open source developer
Experienced Hackathon judge

Nickey Khemchandani


BSD Code and Design Academy

Professional in UI/UX Design

Invited Guest

Joseph Jeong



Angel Investor

Our Sponsors


HKUST EClub HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

Our Team

Project Leader


Liu, Hok Yiu

Team Members


Hon, King Hei

Team Members


Chan, Kai Fung

Team Members

NTAFLOS Lefteris

NTAFLOS, Lefteris

Technical References

You may find these materials useful:

Microsoft Azure 101 hackJam Git 101 DevPost 101

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I don’t know anybody there?
Yes. Team forming session will be provided before the start of the competition. You may find your team members there.
What hardware & software will be provided?
Computers will be provided. However, it is highly recommended to bring your own laptop that best suits your personal preference and practices.
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Please Feel free to email us at 2016hackjam@gmail.com or reach out to us on Facebook. We are very willing to answer any questions you are encountering.