19th August 2020, Kathmandu

NxtGen, a student organization from Pulchowk Campus, is going to organize Nepal’s biggest virtual hackathon on the 28th and 29th of August, 2020. It is called Quantum Hack ‘Connect. Ideate. Implement’.Owing to the pandemic situation, this is going to be a virtual event covering a full 24 hours of hard work. The vision of this event is “Remedifying after-effects of COVID-19”.

Meanwhile, let’s know the event better.

What is Quantum Hack virtual hackathon?

Quantum Hack is one of Nepal’s largest student-run university hackathons. This will be the first-ever virtual hackathon in the Nepali context. This event will bring together the industries and innovators together. Meanwhile, Quantum Hack will host about 240 participants from all around the world.

What’s special about this virtual hackathon?

This program will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of:

  • Thematic projects and their consequences/usefulness for human society
  • Technical or any assistance for such products that have the potential to be implemented to the community level.
  • Vision or anticipated practices for the suitable transition into new normal from professionals
  • In addition to the above, the event will create an excellent opportunity for networking and establish a sustainable network of developer circles and stakeholder organizations.

What are the pre-activities?

The event will also have several pre-activities ranging from important workshops to fun game tournaments. The workshops will be on building E-commerce sites, Social entrepreneurship, and Blockchain. Similarly, game tournaments will include ludo, chess, quizzes, and online games.

Hence, we feel it’s going to be a wholesome event. Learning and Fun Together!

What are the thematic areas?

  1. Disaster Management and Preparedness
  2. Education
  3. Health
  4. Entertainment
  5. Open topic

If you’re a bit interested in the prizes and recognition in the event, you will be happy to know that there will be 6 category-wise individual winners and 1 overall best idea wins. On top of that, none of the participants will go empty-handed; you will receive the participation prize too!

Firstly, It will be a great opportunity for you to hone your skills and network with the industry stakeholders. Secondly, if you win there are various prizes to claim! Therefore, don’t miss the opportunity. Do register soon.

So, if you are interested in the event, you can visit the links provided and register for the event. For more details about registration and other details, you can visit the Facebook page of Quantum Hack by clicking here. Similarly, you can visit the event website by clicking here.

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