Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:00:00 AM Online Event

Hello Kafkateers!

We are super excited to invite you to Kafkathon 2020, August 12-14!

Kafkathon 2020 allows participants to learn, build, and teach something new. Participants will compete to solve a challenge and they will have 48 hours to complete it. The Kafkathon will be open to both individuals and representatives of organizations.

To effectively provide assistance and mentorship throughout the event, we prefer participants to work in teams (we suggest teams of five people). If you are an individual looking to join a team before the event, please contact the Community Team at community@confluent.io.

****Very Important: To register for this free event, please go to the following link:****
https://kafkathon20.eventbrite.com

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Challenge Categories:
Cloud-native and serverless applications
Machine Learning applications
Data Engineering Basic toolkit in Kafka Connect and ksqlDB
Perform an Interesting Data Analysis
Usage of real data sources
DevKafkaOps tools and practices
Make your own project

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Agenda (please note: times below are in Eastern Time Zone):
August 12 – Day 1 of Hacking
9:30 AM EST
Registration Closes / Form Hackathon Teams
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST
Kick-off event - Hacking begins!
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Non-technical Q&A in #Kafkathon
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Presentation video, Developer Advocate
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon

August 13 – Day 2 of Hacking
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM EST
Day Two Kick-off Video
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Non-technical Q&A in #Kafkathon
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST
Presentation video: Developer Advocate
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Apache Kafka Trivia Game via Zoom
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
Office hours in #Kafkathon

August 14 – Final of Hacking
10:00 AM EST
Hacking ends
All teams/individuals must submit their projects for judging.

August 24 – Award Ceremony
2:00 PM EST
Showcase top five projects
Announce first, second, and third place winners
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