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Hack Access Dublin 2017

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The objective of #HackAccessDublin is to make Dublin inclusive to people of all abilities by hacking the access obstacles in our way.

Engineers, developers, designers, urban innovators, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in innovation; here’s your opportunity to make an impact on your city!

Join us to find innovative solutions to Dublin’s accessibility challenges.
Help us create a more diverse, open and engaging environment for everyone who lives in this amazing city.


PRIZES

First place - €2,000 plus 3 months hotdesk space, mentors tbc.

Second place - €1,000 plus 3 months hotdesk space.

HOTDESK SPACE IS BEING PROVIDED BY DOGPATCH LABS & DCU ALPHA.


CHALLENGES

The Transport Challenge

Create an alternative mode of transport for people with mobility problems who are not being supported by current public transport methods

The Transport Challenge #2

Create a solution for sensory and visually impaired people to navigate the transport system more efficiently and safely

The Workplace Challenge

Create a solution to help third level graduates with a disability find work placement with employers seeking to create inclusive workplaces. All disabilities.

The Social Challenge

Create a solution that is both user-friendly & easy to implement, which makes it easier for people in wheelchairs to socialise in the city.

The Data Challenge

Create a way to gather and analyse data relating to the accessibility of Dublin's transport system

The Awareness Challenge

Create a way for people to identify & rate the level of accessibility of their environment (public places) including transport, workplaces & community event/cultural/social spaces, so that Dublin has an 'Access Score Card' that would enable the city to track and measure how accessible it is, encourage the better design of our city & create evidence-based solutions in the future.

RESOURCES

3D RAPID PROTOTYPING FACILITIES & SUPPORT

Parking Data

Accessible Transport Under Disability Act

NISSAN HAVE GIVEN HACKERS A QASHQAI TO WORK WITH!

TWO WHEELCHAIRS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOCIATION

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