Since 1917, Cleveland Metroparks has found innovative ways to advance its mission of conservation, education, and recreation. We invite you to join our Hackathon and apply creative technology solutions to meet this mission.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Watershed Stewardship Center
2277 West Ridgewood Drive
Parma, OH 44134
Meet track mentors, other teams, and sponsors and learn more about the event at this Q&A session.
April 6, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Hackathon Judging & Award Ceremony
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Stillwater Place at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
Present your idea to the judges, meet the other participants, and be a part of the final awards ceremony!
Tech at Cleveland Metroparks
In addition to financial and human resources systems, Cleveland Metroparks manages Points of Sale for the Zoo, Golf, Retail, and Food and Beverage operations. Cleveland Metroparks utilizes trail & thoroughfare monitoring technology, air quality sensors, water sensors, and much more. Digital exhibits at Westcreek, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and the Nature Centers have both traditional and cutting edge interpretive technologies which include: holograms, Holo-Lens, 3-D printing/scanning, and other audio/visual resources. The GIS department is a leader in collection, analysis, and display of geographic data, geo-demographic analyses, 3D visualizations, local and regional ecological sensitivity analyses, and geographic data collection with drones. If you are intrigued by what we’re doing at Cleveland Metroparks, this Hackathon is for you!