Child Finder Hackathon

98 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

Winners are announced.

starts on:
Mar 10, 2017, 02:00 PM
ends on:
Apr 10, 2017, 10:00 PM



Calling all engineers! There’s an app for everything, why not create an app for good that will help find missing children?

We received a great response our last hackathon where we were looking for new strategies to search for missing children. Cloudera and Intel are again supporting the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children by launching a hackathon to ask our best and brightest in the tech industry to help develop an app that will support NCMEC’s efforts and help the public become better informed about missing children.

The hackathon launches on June 15th and will run through July 15th. We’ll have meetups and events during this time to support your work and a Livestream event to answer questions.

Further, we’ll have a Slack channel that we’ll use to communicate throughout this time to collaborate.


  • Create an app to report missing kids faster Digitize “Missing Children” posters by making photos available on the app and searchable by region
  • Create a school district notification feature on the app
  • Create a code widget on the app so that users can SHARE information on missing kids on the social media channel of choice

All IP developed will be donated to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for use


Big Data

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Data Science

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Main Prizes
First Prize
USD 899.00

1 year Cloudera Developer license and a Microsoft Surface

A complete Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub Edition license (software only)—for dev/test clusters of up to 10 nodes in size (install where you like; on premise or on cloud.)

Prioritized access to professional guidance from Cloudera engineers through the Cloudera Community Discounts for training, conferences, and O’Reilly Media books. Find out more:

Second Prize (2)

Microsoft Surface provided by Intel

Third Prize

Microsoft Surface provided by Intel

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