AEC Hackathon 2.7 Helsinki

AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) Hackathon is coming to Helsinki! Come hack the 8 trillion euro construction industry with a Finnish twist!

You can follow the making of the event at http://making-of-aec-hackathon-helsinki.tumblr.com!

Register and get your tickets at

The judged hack categories will be the following:
#BestHack – Best overall hack in AEC Hackathon Helsinki
#BigAECproblem – Best hack that solves a big AEC problem
#OpenSource – Best hack utilizing open source
#UX – Best hack for innovative end user experience
#IoT – Best hack for smart buildings, smart cities, IoT in AEC
#BIMforFM – Best hack for utilizing BIM in facilities management
#3Dcity – Best hack for 3D city models
#IndoorNav – Best hack for indoor navigation in AEC
+ Great speakers and prizes!

You can also join with your own challenge. You can join as a team or as an individual. Individuals can join or form a team in Slack or on Friday evening.

Damon Hernandez, Executive Director of The AEC Hackathon

Here’s the schedule:

18:30 Mega Mixer (Food, drinks & getting to know people)
19:30 Hackathon Kickoff (Keynote by Bruce J. Oreck)
20:00 Lightning Rounds (Categories, challenges & teams)
20:30 Team Formations (If you don’t already have one)
22:00 Adjourn

8:00 Registration / Breakfast
9:00 Hackathon begins & Morning announcements
Tech sessions start (9.00-12.00)
10:00 AEC Sessions Start (10.00-18.00)
12:15 Lunch
18:00 Dinner
00:00 Adjourn

8:00 Doors Open / Breakfast
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Hacking Concludes / Team Presentations
16:00 Judging
16:45 Closing announcements
18:00 Doors Close

Still not sure how it works? Check the FAQ here:


About the author

Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, Construction Innovation Agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in computer-aided design, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. At present, he runs AE Partners, a communication firm. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.


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