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The following is from SOFWERX Website: https://www.sofwerx.org/SOFCON/

SOFWERX will host a SOFCON Instructables Hackathon to provide an environment for SOF related technology exploration and innovative technical use based on direct interaction and feedback with Warfighters at the event.

Event: 19-23 Feb 2018

Registrations Deadline:  9 Feb

Objective

1. Allow SOF operators and engineers/hackers/makers to experiment with non-standard commercial technologies in order to develop use case concepts.

2. Populate the SOFWERX common repository of instructional guides (Instructables) developed during the course of each attendee’s project.

Warfighter Project Focus Areas:

  • Drones
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Software Defined Radios/Communications
  • Cyber
  • Additional Warfighter Nominated Projects

Tentative Schedule

19 February 2018

  • 0800-0830: Registration and check-in
  • 0830-0900: Intro to SOFWERX
  • 0900-0930: How to build an Instructable
  • 0930-1000: Questions and clarification
  • 1000-1100: Warfighter Pitches
  • 1100-1200: Team Forming
  • 1300-UTC: Project Work Begins

(Mini-workshops and clinics throughout the event on various topics. Examples: 3D printing, Linux, CMD line, drone basics, soldering, etc.)

20 February 2018

  • 0800-1100: Project work
  • 1100-1130: Informal azimuth check and knowledge sharing
  • 1130-UTC: Project work

21 February 2018

  • 0800-1100: Project work
  • 1100-1130: Informal azimuth check and knowledge sharing
  • 1130-UTC: Project work

22 February 2018

  • 0800-1100: Instructable development and project completion
  • 1100-1130: Informal azimuth check and knowledge sharing
  • 1130-UTC: Instructable development and project completion

23 February 2018

  • 0900-1130: Project demonstration/group knowledge sharing and lessons learned
  • 1130-UTC: Individual networking and continued project testing (as needed)

How can you get involved?

SOFWERX invites Government, Academia, and Interagency to participate in the following ways:

NON-WARFIGHTER: Click Here to Register to Attend Hackathon Event (RSVP NLT 9 Feb)

WARFIGHTER ONLY: Click Here to Select a Warfighter Project (RSVP & Select Project NLT 26 Jan)

Questions? Contact Keri Cline at keri.cline@sofwerx.org