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PRESENTED BY

4-5.4.2019 @ MICROSOFT REACTOR, DUBNOV 7, TLV

TECHNOLOGY

PARTNER:

Microsoft

WITH

Israel Innoation Authority
EBU
Debby Group
Reinhold Cohn
OGAE Israel
Peres Center

Eurovision and technology?​ Yes!

For the first time, we are calling Israeli developers and startups to develop new ways to access and enjoy live broadcasts. The best solutions will be considered for a pilot by KAN and the European Broadcasting Union - and enter every European household.

Europe, welcome to the Startup Nation!

THE CHALLENGES

THE

ACCESSIBILITY

CHALLENGE

Give people with disabilities an equal opportunity to enjoy the Eurovision Song Contest.

by

THE LIVE

CHALLENGE

Upgrade the live broadcast experience for Eurovision fans across Europe. 

by

TECHNOLOGY TOOLBOX

BY

Microsoft provides a range of resources and Technology gurus to support the hackathon participants.

The Platforms Microsoft provides will include cloud based applications, AI and Data Tools, computer vision services and more.

 

Click now for more info and resources!

PRIZES

ALL TOP 3 Will be considered for a pilot in the next Eurovision Song Contest by KAN and EBU

1ST PLACE

5 tickets to the Final of Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

2ND PLACE

5 tickets to Semi-Final 2

3RD PLACE

5 tickets to Semi-Final 1

DESIGNERS

PROGRAMMERS

ENTREPRENEURS

WHO CAN

PARTICIPATE?

STARTUPS

TIMELINE

#ISRAELCODING

March 9th

Registration opens

March 25th

Kdam EuroHack

Meetup

@Microsoft Reactor

April 1st

Registrations Deadline

April 4-5th

Hackathon

@Microsoft Reactor

April 29th

Grand Final

RULES

When and where is the EuroHack Hackathon?

The hackathon begins on Thursday April 4th 2019 at 9:00 and ends on Friday April 5th 2019 at 13:00. It will take place at Microsoft Reactor (WeWork), Dubnov 7, Tel Aviv.

The 10 finalists will compete in the grand final on April 30th.

What is the deadline to apply?

To apply, you need a team. You can apply right here. Applications deadline has been extended to April 1st.

What if I don't have a team?
1. Find one in the Facebook group.

2. Join the meetup on March 25th (details in the group).

3. If you're having trouble finding a team, please apply alone and we'll try to help.​

WHAT IS A HACKATHON?

A hackathon is a creative competition in which participants spend 24 hours creating, developing, designing, and pitching a solution to a challenge.

Learn more >>

JUDGES

Asa Arbel

Head of Products Deparment

Kan

Daphna Gilat

Senior Partner, Attorney at Law, CPA 

Reinhold Cohn Group

Cory Korkos

Tecnology Specialist

Kan

Liron Shtivi

Vice President 

OGAE Israel

Michal Reisfeld

Head of Marketing 

Israel Innovation Authority

Eliav Moshe

COO

Reinhold Cohn Group

Nimrod Sion

Director of Clients

MyHeritage

Yuval Wagner

Founder 

Access Israel

Merav Davidson

General Manager, Engineering and Ecosystem 

Microsoft

Dea Gersh Adler

VP Marketing 

Reinhold Cohn Group

Itzik Fishley

President

OGAE Israel

Einav Yaacobi

Product Manager

Kan

 

Orey Gilliam

CEO 

Reinhold Cohn Group

Shay Cohen

Spokesperson 

OGAE Israel

MENTORS

Dmytro Petruk

Technology & Innovation Department

EBU

Sapir Havkin

Product Manager

Kan

Yoav Ben David

YouTube & Video Platform manager

Kan

Dr. Irit Opher

Principal Research Manager

Microsoft

Haim Bendanan

Software engineer 2, Azure Security 

Microsoft

Catalin Esanu

Cloud Solution Architect

(Data & AI) 

Microsoft

Gilad Tauber​

Partner, Patent Attorney,

Reinhold Cohn Group

Shay Tani

A-2-Z

VP Business Developmen

Zach Sigal

A11y Expert & Father Of Dragons

A-2-Z

Snir Buknik

UX Expert

Rabbi Interactive Agency

Guy Tsype

Product Manager - Mobile & Desktop Applications

MyHeritage

Aharon Zvulun

Eurovision Expert

OGAE

Avi Zeitan

Owner

Zeitan Consulting

Dalit Meir Eilaty

Head of UX-UI,

Digital department

Kan

Nir Hahamov

Product Manager

Kan

Daniel Goltz

Senior Software Engineer Lead 

Microsoft

Itai Binyamin

Cloud Solution Architect - Data Platform 

Microsoft

Oz Barzilay

Microsoft SDE II 

Microsoft

Ella Ben Tov

Principal Program Manager, Video Indexer

Microsoft

Prof. Shira Yalon-Chamovitz

Head of the Israeli Institute on Cognitive Asseccibility

Cognitive Institute

Sigal Silver

Web Accessibility Expert

A-2-Z

Omer Baharav

Digital Accessibility Expert

A-2-Z

Tal Dorot

Eurovision Expert

OGAE

Liron Langer

Chief Investment Officer

Nielsen Innovate

Einav Yaacobi

Product Manager

Kan

Duffy Gofer

Product and Innovation Manager

Kan

Ari Bornstein

Sr. Cloud Developer 

Microsoft

Idan Shahar

Cloud Solution Architect 

Microsoft

Asaf Nakash 

Principle Solution Specialist – Azure 

Microsoft

Ornit Avidan Ziv

Institute Director

Cognitive Institute

Ido Granot

Senior Programs Manager

Israel Unlimited - JDC

Sa'ar Alon

Partner, Head of Designs practice

Reinhold Cohn Group

Maayan Keren Zur

Innovation Labs Program Manager

Innovation Authority

Yaniv Hackman

TV Tech Specialist

eTribez Labs

Hadas Neventzal

Eurovision Expert

OGAE

Roy Gordon

CTO

Central Library for The Blind

Linoy Saadon

Product Manager

Kan

 

Sharon Hazan

Product Manager

Kan

Oron Nir

Senior Data Scientist 

Microsoft

Efrat Hagoel

Delivery Manager 

Microsoft

Evgeny Lutsky

Senior Service ENG Manager 

Microsoft

Dr Michal Tene Rinde

Director of Guidance

Cognitive Institute

Gil Rabbi

CEO

Rabbi Interactive Agency

Carole Carmona

Web Accessibility Expert

A-2-Z

 

Ilya katts

UI/UX Expert

Rabbi Interactive Agency

Daniel Dunkelman

Eurovision expert & advisor

Kan

Shahaf Shem Tov

Eurovision Expert

OGAE

 

Daniel Chernenkov

Lead Developer

Odo Security

TEAM

Or Meiri

Production

Noa Gur Golan

Mentors and Judges

Dvir André Tzanua

Executive Supervisor

Shahaf Moran

Digital

Tal Rath

Creative

Dedi Cohen

The Hackathon Fairy