America East Hackathon 2017


Now in its second year, Hack AE is a 24-hour civic hackathon organized by the America East Academic Consortium, the academic initiative of the America East Conference. The event is designed to bring America East students together to build software and hardware projects that address the real-world challenges facing our neighborhoods, cities, states, and country, with a specific emphasis on issues pertaining to cybersecurity, education, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Hack AE

  1. Discover Internship and career opportunities with sponsoring companies

  2. Learn about new and emerging technologies from industry experts
  3. Hone your skills in the company of seasoned mentors
  4. Meet fellow hackers from across the America East Conference
  5. Compete to win great prizes


Saturday, November 4

11:00 a.m. Event check-in opens
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Opening ceremony
1:30 p.m. Hacking begins!
6:00 p.m. Dinner
10:00 p.m. Late-night snack

Sunday, November 5

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
1:30 p.m. Hacking ends!
1:30 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Judging, awards, & closing ceremony

Who Can Attend

Current students from the following America East Conference member universities may register to attend Hack AE:

  • University at Albany
  • Binghamton University
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Maine
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • University of New Hampshire
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of Vermont

If you are a designer, engineer, innovator, programmer, or person who believes technology can be used to make the world a better place, you are invited to attend. All academic backgrounds and skill levels are welcome!

Organized by the America East Academic Consortium in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Major League Hacking.

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Event Info

Date & Time 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
O'Leary Library, UMass Lowell
61 Wilder Street