The San Francisco location for the Tech to Protect Challenge is one of ten in-person coding contests inviting participants to create technology solutions that will aid emergency responders in serving and protecting communities across the country. This local event is organized by San Francisco State University.
Regardless of your area or level of expertise, we invite you to use your talents and join researchers, scientists, and emergency responders in advancing technologies and applications for public safety.
Register Now! Space is limited: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-to-protect-challenge-san-francisco-ca-tickets-55218578254?aff=T2PSanFrancisco
When: Friday, November 1, Saturday, November 2 & Sunday, November 3, 2019(See full schedule on Eventbrite)
Where: San Francisco State University, 1 North State Drive Annex I – Student Life and Events Center San Francisco, CA 94132
Up to $35,000 in cash prizes will be awarded at each Regional Codeathon event.
At the event the top submission per contest will be awarded $1,000
Post event, the top 4 submissions overall (from any Contest) at the San Francisco Regional Codeathon will be awarded as follows:
- First Place Overall $10,000
- Second Place Overall $7,500
- Third Place Overall $5,000
- Fourth Place Overall $2,500
Tech to Protect Challenge is implemented by the RedFlash Group and SecondMuse under contract with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division.
-San Francisco State University Police Department, Reggie Parson, Interim Assistant Vice President & Chief of Police.
School of Design -Mari Hulick, Associate Professor Director, The School of Design, Visual Communication Design.
Tech to Protect San Francisco @ SF State Team
Nish Malik, Chief Information Officer, San Francisco State University
Mary Morshed, Information Security Officer, San Francisco State University
Sameer Verma, Information Systems Department, San Francisco State University
Julio Feliciano, Information Technology Services, San Francisco State University