are you a
build the metaverse?
LIMITED NO. OF SPACES AVAILABLE. EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE TOP 200 DEVELOPERS WORLDWIDE.
PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER BOTH AS INDIVIDUALS OR AS A TEAM.
11TH OCTOBER, 2022
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
It is time to use new technologies to re-imagine a more sustainable world for future generations. The metaverse brings a whole new paradigm shift for how we think about sustainability. GDS will bring the best in the business to hack and reveal futuristic concepts that define: sustainability solutions. How do we make new planet friendly solutions using Azure and metaverse technologies, to re-invent and enhance the following sectors: tourism, food and smart cities by reducing carbon footprints and improving quality of life.
Build a mixed reality experience to reinvent MENA as a sustainable region!
How to redefine the tourist experience of visiting Dubai by maximising visitor enjoyment while minimising carbon footprint?
How to minimise food waste by giving people contextual insight into the nutritional value and the carbon footprint of the food they are about to buy?
How to redefine the virtual spaces for new ways of human interaction in ways that minimise the carbon footprint of energy, mobility and education?
Mentorship opportunities for winning team, with the Microsoft product team, plus exclusive Microsoft gear.
More information coming soon... TBC.
most environmentally impactful
Product Discovery and Design workshop with 100hours of complementary UX/UI Design, courtesy of Wolfpack Digital.
most creative concept
The HACKMASTERS prize - an all expenses paid trip to our London Studio for the team with most creative concept.
best hololens design
Winners will receive the opportunity to join Founders Hub, Microsoft's new, innovative platform offering support at every stage of idea development. TBC.
ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:
FREE ENTRY TO GLOBAL DEVSLAM ON 10TH, 12TH AND 13TH
COMPLIMENTARY AZURE CREDITS
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO MICROSOFT TRAINING MATERIALS
1-1s WITH INSPIRING MENTORS
MORE YET TO BE ANNOUNCED
CLOSED 6.30PM 7TH OCT
SELECTION AND TEAM MATCHING
Confirmation of Acceptance
Pre-Access to Azure APIs and exclusive Microsoft Training Materials
IDEATION AND PREPARATION PERIOD
ONLINE HACKING BEGINS
Start ideation and building your team's concept for the hack
Interact with exclusive mentors
Submit a one-minute video of your team's concept by the 10th of October
Meet the Mentors
Present and Demo Pitches to Judges
11TH OCT 2022
PHYSICAL ATTENDANCE at
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
OCT 2022 - APR 2023
Winners will enjoy their Microsoft prizes
Winners will receive details about exclusive trip to London with HACKMASTERS