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23rd - 24th September 2017 , IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli


See You Next Year!

About Megathon

Started in 2016, Megathon is an ambitious hackathon organised jointly by E-Cell IIIT Hyderabad and E-Cell IIT Hyderabad with the intention of promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship and development among the student community in and around Hyderabad. The first edition of Megathon turned out to be a huge success with participation from 80 teams having around 450 participants and over 1000 aspirants from 85+ colleges.

The second edition of Megathon comes with a different format where the participants shall be brainstorming on one of the 5 problem statements from the Corporate or Social category. Participants will work on their ideas based on these problem statements over a 24-hour long hackathon before the presentations begin.


Themes

Corporate Challenges  

Work on some of the most challenging and prevalent problems provided by Amazon, IBM and PwC.and grab the opportunity to get your solutions and products recognized and used by millions of customers and a chance to be offered an internship at one of these companies along with exciting prizes.

Social Challenges  

Help the She Team of Hyderabad Police to address the problem of women safety and be a part of the revolution of making India a safer place for women. Exciting prizes to be won too !

Problem Statements


IBM
ChatBot
Click to know more!
PWC
Smart Cities
Click to know more!
Amazon
Making Selling Fun
on Amazon, click to know more!
PWC
Privacy and Security
Click to know more!
The She Team
Women Safety
Click to know more!

Quick Info


Format

Click to read about the format, team structure and other specifications of Megathon'17.

How To Apply

Click to see a guide to the registration procedure, with clarified FAQs.

Eligibility and Teams

Click here to checkout eligibility criteria, and team formation process.

Prizes


1st Prize

Rs.5,000 cash and Rs.15,000 worth of Amazon Gift Vouchers for the winning team.

2nd Prize

Rs.5,000 cash and Rs.5,000 worth of Amazon Gift Vouchers for the first runner up team.

Internship

A 6 month internship-interview opportunity at Amazon for the winning team.

Participation

Click to see what all goodies Participants will get!

SCHEDULE / AGENDA

Timing : 5:00 PM ( 23rd Sept. ) to 5:00 PM ( 24th Sept. )

Event Schedule

Time

Event

Saturday, 4 PM

Registrations

Saturday, 5:30 PM

Opening Ceremony

Saturday, 7 PM

Start Hacking

Saturday, 8:00 PM

Dinner

Saturday, 11:30 PM

Continue hacking

Sunday, 8 AM

Breakfast

Sunday, 12 PM

Pre Evaluation submission

Sunday, 12:30 PM

Lunch

Sunday, 2 PM

Final Evaluation Starts

Sunday, 5 PM

Prize Distribution + 1 min Pitch and Closing Ceremony

PARTNERS

ORGANISING PARTNER

ECOSYSTEM PARTNER

TITLE SPONSOR

Associate Title Sponsor

Challenge Sponsor






Knowledge Partner


Technology Partners

Outreach Partner

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTIY PARTNER

Outreach Partner
Ticketing Partner

MEDIA PARTNERS

VENUE PARTNER

GIFTING PARTNER

PAST SPEAKERS

17-18th September 2016

Nitin Padmawar

Co-Founder Director & CTO
at Reasoning (Martjack)

Suresh Challa

President
at TiE Hyderabad

Ramesh Loganathan

VP (Products) ∓ Center Head
Progress Software- Hyderabad Labs

JURY

Rama Iyer

Senior Vice President; Head -Strategic Alliances
& Innovation @ T-Hub

Prasad Vanga

Founder & CEO
at Anthill

Manjit Singh Sodhi

Senior IT Architect,
IBM Commerce - Rapid Solution Centers

MENTORS

Viiveck Verma

Member of the Board
of Hyderabad Angels

Adi Vemuru

Product Guy | Entrepreneur
Founding Team Member @ TheAugustFest

Pankaj Diwan

Managing Director at
UPTEC Idealabs Limited

Sanjay Enishetty

Managing Partner at
50k Ventures

Chaitanya C

Chief Innovation Officer
at Ozonetel Systems

Aditya Patro

Founder
Spand Initiatives

Nandita Kanwar

Founder & Director
at eConcero Consulting Private Limited

Prasanth Garapati

Co-founder & CEO
at Commut

Ravneet Singh

Co-founder & CEO
at Bucker

Tom Thomas

Chief Operating Officer
at IIIT-H Foundation

Manish Shrivastava

LTRC
IIIT Hyderabad

Major Sunil Shetty

Founder & CEO
Askmentor

Ravi Korukunda

PurpleTalk

Thansen Paandi

L&D and Buisness development
Passion Connect

Frequently Asked Questions

I've submitted wrong details in the registration form, how can I correct them?

All corrections can be handled at the time of physical registrations, nothing needs to be done as of now.

I cannot attend the event for some reason, can someone attend it in my place?

Yes, as long as the following conditions are met:
The replacement attendee meets the eligibility criteria.
A mail has been written to ecell@iiit.ac.in before the event, stating the change.
T-Shirt sizes cannot be changed.

Can I cancel my registration?

Cancellations will be handled on a case-to-case basis. Drop an email to ecell@iiit.ac.in stating your reason for cancellation. Please note, that NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE. (T-Shirts and other goodies have already been ordered, a refund is not possible).

Contact Us

Ticketing and Registration
Shivang Nagaria (E-Cell IIIT H) : +91-9703531305
Accomodation
Bhanu ( E-Cell IIT H ) : +91-7013027161
Support and Queries
Keshav ( E-Cell IIT H ) : +91-9424485766
General Information
Ayush Deva ( E-Cell IIIT H ) : +91-7081427171
General Information
Vivek Kaushal ( E-Cell IIIT H ) : +91-8757251547