ZuriHac2015

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When: Friday 29th of May 2015 - Sunday 31st of May 2015
Hours: 09:00 ~ 20:00
Where: Google, Zurich, Switzerland

Talk by Edward Kmett.jpg Edward Kmett!

Important:
ZuriHac 2015 is in preparation. Registration is not yet open. Thank you for your understanding.

Important:
Switzerland has its own power sockets. We can't provide converters for everybody so make sure to bring one along. Do note that the Europlug will fit in a Swiss power socket.

 

About

On the last weekend of May 2015 the Zurich HaskellerZ Meetup group will organize ZuriHac 2015, a three day Haskell Hackathon hosted at the Google offices. This is the fourth Haskell Hackathon in Zurich. The previous three were ZuriHac2014, ZuriHac2013, and ZuriHac2010.

The Haskell Hackathon is an international, grassroots collaborative coding festival with a simple focus: build and improve Haskell libraries, tools, and infrastructure.

This is a great opportunity to meet your fellow haskellers in real life, find new contributors for your project, improve existing libraries and tools or even start new ones!

Note that this event is open to any experience level, from beginners to guru's. In fact, one of the goals is to bring beginners in contact with experts so that the former can get a quick start in the Haskell community.

Sponsors

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Google Switzerland hosts the Hackathon.

News

10th of February 15
Added wiki page

Registration

Registration is not yet open. Thanks for your understanding.

Attendees

There will be a list of people who have signed up for ZuriHac 2015.

Location

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Zurich, Switzerland

To learn more about the city, please see the Wikipedia and Wikitravel articles.

Getting around

Local transport links:

http://www.zvv.ch/en/

A note on day tickets:

Day tickets in Zurich run for 24 hours and can be used on all forms of transport, bus, train, tram.

You can buy tickets from the ticket machines.

Accommodation

We are working on recommendations for accommodation. There might be some useful information on the pages from the past ZuriHacs: ZuriHac2014, ZuriHac2013, and ZuriHac2010.


Schedule

The schedule has not yet been fixed. It will look roughly as follows.

Friday

Hacking hours: 10:00 to 18:00.

Introduction

Please come before 11:00. At 11:00 there will be projects introduction and discussion.

Talk at 17:00

Speaker: Edward Kmett.


Saturday

Doors open at 10:00.


BBQ at Lake Zurich

If weather permits, then we'll have a BBQ at the Lake near Wollishofen.


Sunday

Doors open at 10:00.

Demoday

On the afternoon participants will give short five-minute talks about the work that they have done on the Hackathon.

Projects

See the projects page.

IRC, Twitter

The main communication channel during the Hackathon will be our IRC channel: #zurihac at Freenode.

#zurihac is our Twitter/Google+ hashtag as well.

Organizers

The events are organized in name of the Zurich HaskellerZ meetup group by the following people:

  • Gleb Peregud (Google)
  • Johan Tibell (Google)
  • Simon Meier (IBM Research)