SDLC Partners’ Second Hackathon Features Gigabyte Sponsor UiPath and a Full Registration of Regional University Students and Sponsors
The leading robotic process automation (RPA) software company, UiPath is the premier sponsor of SDLC Partners’ second Hackathon “H2” slated for September 21-22, 2019.
As a Gigabyte Sponsor, UiPath will provide a guest speaker, one hackathon judge, two mentors, as well as pre-event access to the UiPath platform for advanced learning and sponsored gifts for every attendee.
“We are so excited to have our partner, UiPath, featured as our premier sponsor for H2. They will bring robotic process automation as a focus to this year’s hackathon with their technology, speakers, judge and mentors. Hackathons around automation are still rare, and so we are very excited to see what student create using UiPath technology,” states Scott Barnyak, Co-founder and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, SDLC Partners.
“As we proved last year, the Hackathon provides regional university students, from Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne and others, an opportunity to enhance their skills, discover exciting job opportunities, and use technology to address practical challenges. It’s a great way for us to invest in the region’s talent and the Pittsburgh tech community as a hub of innovation,” states Chris Simchick, Co-founder and CEO, SDLC Partners.
In addition to UiPath as the premier sponsor, the following nine organizations are sponsors at varying levels: Nothing Bundt Cakes, Gridwise, Workday, PMI Pittsburgh, Salesforce, HM Health Solutions, Piper Creative, Development Dimensions International (DDI), Crown Castle.
The Hackathon registration is now full and features 18 teams from regional undergraduate and graduate university students, as well as SDLC Partners’ technical, business, and design experts.
H2 will be hosted at SDLC Partners’ Solution Center in PPG One, downtown Pittsburgh. The 18 teams will compete over one and a half days to create technology solutions to some of the area’s toughest challenges, competing for prizes like the $2,000 first-place team prize.
The inaugural Hackathon in 2018 hosted 85 participants and 16 teams with students from the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, and Carnegie Mellon University.