Electric City Hacks is the first of many hackathons to be hosted at Trent University. We welcome all students that wish to apply themselves and are fascinated by new technologies!

Trent University's First Hackathon

Taking place from November 4th - 6th at Trent University's Peter Gzowski Building, 400 students will compete to create software and hardware projects within 36 hours. With companies such as TribalScale, TD, BlackBerry and FreshBooks attending, there will be many opportunities for students to engage representatives and inquire about future career opportunites. 

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Any student who has hacked at and been accepted to Electric City Hacks is able to submit a project.

Participants: Students. 

Team Sizes: Teams of 4 will be eligible for prizes, teams larger than 5 will not be considered eligible.


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Peter Northrop
Trent University

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Adam Lacombe

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John Collinson
VP of Technology Innovation at TD

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Michael Skinner
President & CEO - Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster

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Ryan Moore
Peterborough Agricultural Society

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Amaris Gerson
Magnetic Forensics

Judging Criteria

  • Product
  • Pitch