Events 2017-10-20T10:59:58+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is this going to cost me? 2017-01-03T01:07:51+00:00

Outside of your time, nothing!

Our wonderful organizers and sponsors have worked hard to make this event free of cost to you. Food and beverages will be provided over the weekend as well.

Do I need a team or an idea to pitch? 2017-06-11T16:31:12+00:00

No you don’t. We will have keynote speakers to inspire your ideation. That said, if you have an idea, come pitch it! Inspire others to join you and prototype it. But be open to be inspired by another idea and form a team around that. We discourage teams from pre-forming or bringing projects that have already been worked on prior to the event. Work with new people on new things! That’s more fun anyway!

What should I bring to the hackathon? 2017-01-03T01:07:29+00:00

Bring a laptop, a bottle for water, energy, and an open mind! An extension cord would be a good call too! Layered clothes are recommended as well. There’s always someone who is too hot or too cold

We will have some maker mentors available with gadgets, more to come on that front, but if you have gadgets you think you may want to tinker with, feel free to bring them!

Who owns the Intellectual Property generated over the weekend? 2017-01-03T01:07:17+00:00

You do! Neither the A2 Health Hacks organization nor any of the sponsors claim any rights to the intellectual property generated during the event i.e. we don’t automatically get a cut of anything you have made. That said, IP is always tricky and we’re not in a position to give you legal advice but are happy to connect you to an IP lawyer or the appropriate USPTO resources.

I’m not a coder, medical professional, or maker. Should I still attend? 2017-01-03T01:07:01+00:00

Absolutely! The purpose of this event is to bring people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets together. The solutions generated over the weekend will be varied and can be anything from a new app, a new physical product, or a service-based solution

Do I have to stay throughout the night? 2017-06-11T16:30:23+00:00

No you don’t. That’s entirely up to you and your team. We will have food available throughout the event, but we want you to be safe. Wear your event tag at all times so we can make sure only registered participants are on the premises.