We understand that some people may not be able to stay for the entire event. You’re free to come and go, but if you’re pitching a project please plan on being there for both Friday and Saturday.

The below schedule is a work in progress and subject to change.


6:00-6:30 Arrive, grab some pizza and mingle – Thank you to our pizza sponsor, Caviar!
6:30-7:00 Opening statements and meet sponsors
7:00-7:30 Hear from speakers about their first hackathons
7:30-8:00 Open mic to pitch project ideas
8:00-9:00 Form groups and brainstorm
9:00 Go home (no overnight)


8:30-9:30 Arrive, grab breakfast, find your groups
9:30-12:00 Work on projects
12:00 Lunch is served, Lunch generously provided by sweetgreen!
12:30-1:00 Optional lunchtime activity (stay tuned for more details)
1:00-5:00 Work on projects
5:00-6:00 Demo projects
6:00 Leave for happy hour at the Institute

Getting There

Azavea is located at 990 Spring Garden St on the 5th floor. Please note the building is wheelchair accessible. Please get in touch if you require specific accommodations.

Driving: There will be street parking available around the building, please be sure to check signs.

Septa: Azavea is only an approximate 10-minute walk from the Broad Street Line. There are also many buses that will get you even closer. Be sure to check out to plan the best route for you!

Biking:¬† There will be ample amounts of bike parking inside Azavea on Saturday (may be a little more limited Friday). There’s also a Ride Indego right at 9th & Spring Garden. Check out a map of stations here.