Jugend hackt Frankfurt am Main 2018

Join the hackathon for teens as mentor or young coder!

15 Jun 2018 – 17 Jun 2018

Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt

Schaumainkai 53
60596 Frankfurt am Main

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As you all know, NODE is a platform for creative coders, tech-savvy artists, thinkers and tinkerers. Within the frame of NODE17 ‘Designing Hope’ we also aimed at bringing young coders to the table. Thus, together with the makers of Jugend hackt, we launched the first hackathon for young coders (12-18y) in the Rhine-Main region.

And now we’re proud to announce: From June 15-17 the second Jugend hackt Frankfurt/Main #jhffm2018!!



Jugend hackt Frankfurt am Main goes into its second round.

From the 15th to 17th of June Jugend hackt Frankfurt am Main will take place at the Museum for Communication Frankfurt. Upholding the motto ‘improving the world with code’ this year’s edition will focus on questions of otherness and diversity within the digital community. How can an open, diverse and inclusive digital community be achieved? What are the tools or ideas needed for this? What do we need to change and what can be developed in order to include as many people and visions as possible? During the three days participants will discuss with like-minded peers, critically question technology, code, experiment and develop their own prototypes, digital tools and concepts in order to find out how we can ‘be different together’. They are accompanied and supported by tech-savvy mentors who will introduce them to a variety of tools and methods such as 3D printing, sensor technologies or camera systems.

  • 3 days

  • 50 hackers

  • 20 mentors

  • a lot of mate

  • and even more lines of code...



What is Jugend hackt?

Jugend hackt is a program developed by Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V. and mediale pfade. Designed to support and promote young coders the hackathon aims at providing opportunities for young talents in the area of software development and tech and ‘improving the world with code’. Guided by mentors with technical expertise participants use Open Data to work on prototypes and concepts in order to contribute to their version of a better society. The goal of Jugend hackt is to empower young coders, teach them new skills, point out creative and political opportunities to apply these and thereby foster experiences of self-efficacy.


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