Monash Blockchain Hackathon – Hosted by the Monash Blockchain Technology Centre and Algorand

Monash Blockchain Hackathon – Hosted by the Monash Blockchain Technology Centre and Algorand

Online
10 am Friday, 09 July 2021 – 11:59 pm Sunday, 11 July 2021 (AEST)
All day
Free

How can blockchain technology drive social good?

A world-first, the international Monash Blockchain Hackathon is a joint initiative between the Blockchain Technology Centre of Monash University’s leading Faculty of Information Technology and esteemed fintech company and cryptocurrency provider, Algorand.

This initiative is a prime opportunity for you to:

  • contribute to social good by pursuing your interests
  • ideate, build and deliver a blockchain-driven solution
  • connect with like-minded people and world-leading experts in IT

The Monash Blockchain Hackathon is open to anyone across the globe, from IT professionals and uni students to highschoolers.

Hackathon themes

Topic Example solutions
Education
Using tools developed by Algorand

Enhancing education through better:

  • digital certification records
  • digital transcripts
  • digital tuition fee payment receipts.
Digital health
Using tools developed by Algorand

Advancing digital health by making health information exchanges (HIE) more secure, efficient, and interoperable.

Building
Using tools developed by Monash University

Improving building and construction with enhanced:

  • stage/progress payments for construction work
  • supply chain and IoT data tracking.
Energy
Using tools developed by Monash University

Supporting sustainability by developing:

  • real-time energy consumption systems
  • smart metering
  • provenance tracking.

Prizes

1st place
(top one percent)
AUD $3,000 worth ALGO and certification
2nd
(top three per cent)
AUD $2,000 worth ALGO and certification
3rd
(top five per cent)
AUD $1,000 worth ALGO and certification

Winners will be announced on 28 July 2021.

Our panel of judges

Algorand

Jason Lee
COO, Algorand Foundation

Jack Zhang
Operations Manager, Algorand Foundation

Adriana Belotti
Algorand Community Champion

Karen Cohen
Algorand Community Champion

Monash University

Professor Ariel Liebman
Lead, IT for Sustainable Energy, Faculty of Information Technology
Director, Monash Energy Institute

Associate Professor Carsten Rudolph
Head, Department of Software Systems and Cybersecurity, Faculty of Information Technology

Dr Hao Wang
Lecturer, Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Information Technology

Dr Jiangshan Yu
Associate Director (Research), Monash Blockchain Technology Centre

Associate Professor Joseph Liu
Director, Monash Blockchain Technology Centre

Dr Yihai Fang
Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

AlumniCurrent studentsFuture studentsIndustry and communityResearch
Blockchain

Event contact

Mr Wayne Yang

Technical Officer (Software Engineer) E: wayne.yang@monash.edu

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