Marist Blockchain Hackathon

February 21, 2020 9:00 am AST

 Marist College Computer Society is hosting a Blockchain Hackathon


Topic: Help improve student experience on campus using Hyperledger Fabric on LinuxONE.


Prize: The winning team will meet with IBM Executives and tour IBM labs to see where the latest technology comes to life!

Note: sign ups will take place on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at the MCCS regularly scheduled meeting. There is no online signups. As people sign up, they can begin creating their LinuxONE guest. Teams will likely be formed before the official kick off on Friday evening.


Friday, February 21, 2020
7 – 10 PM       

Hancock Room 2023 — Get together for introduction to blockchain use cases and judging criteria. Following presentations, groups can begin working and getting feedback from experts.


Saturday, February 22, 2020
8 AM – Midnight       

Hancock Lower Level Labs — Let the work commence! The labs will be available around the clock for your usage – even through the night. Experts will be available throughout the day to answer questions. There is no guarantee they will be there through the evening. Use your time wisely!


Sunday, February 23, 2020
8AM – 12 PM 

Hancock Lower Level Labs — Wrap up work on prototype and presentation.

12 PM – 1 PM

Hancock Room 2023 — Pizza lunch provided by IBM

1 PM – 2:30 PM

Hancock Room 2023 — Team presentations to judging panel

2:30 PM – 3 PM

Hancock Room 2023 — Awards presentation










3399 North Road, Hancock Center, Poughkeepsie, 12601, United States