Hack Brexit

Hack Brexit London, 23-4 July 2016

Building tech solutions for Beyond Brexit, to create dialogue and action for a country divided.

Hackathon Saturday & Sunday Schedule

Where: ThoughtWorks Ltd, First Floor, 76-78 Wardour Street, London, W1F 0UR, UK 

Closest tube stations: ThoughtWorks is a less than 10 min walk from many major tube stations: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Oxford Circus & Tottenham Court Road.

When: Saturday 23rd July, 10.00 - 17.00, Sunday 24th July, 10.00- 16.30 

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Organising team:  Charlotte Fereday (Programmes Manager, Code First: Girls), Laura Paterson (London Office Principal, ThoughtWorks), Adriana Katrandzhieva (Recruitment Consultant, ThoughtWorks), Jade Daubney (UK’s Recruitment Change Lead and Graduate Talent Scout, ThoughtWorks), Suzie Gilbert (Consultant for ThoughtWorks Social Justice initiatives, Pomegranate), Joe Sammut (Consultant for ThoughtWorks Social Justice initiatives, Pomegranate).  Kindly supported by EmpowerHack & WeRockTech. 

Saturday 23rd July

10.00am: Arrival and Registration

10.30am-11.00am: Welcome and Introduction from Maneesh Subherwal (Managing Director, UK, ThoughtWorks) and the event organisers, followed by an agenda overview

11.00am-1.00pm: Planning Stage 

1.00-2.00pm: Lunch with Panel Discussion and Guest Speakers- see the panel bios here.

2.00-4.30pm: Building Stage 1

4.30pm: "Elevator pitch" 3 minute presentations of Team projects which have been worked on so far to all attendees. Nominate a spokesperson/people from your team to present this pitch. 

5.00pm: End of Day 1

Sunday 24th July

10.00am: Arrival and Registration

10.30am: Welcome and Introduction from the event organisers, followed by an agenda overview

10.45-11.15am: Planning Stage

11.15am-1.00pm: Building Stage 2

1.00-2.30pm: Lunch & Presentations of Team Projects using your Team Project Pitch here that have been worked on during the hack by all attendees (total of 30 minutes per theme)

2.30-3.00pm: Networking and Drinks in Soho Square

4.00pm: End of Day 2


Slack: https://hackbrexit.slack.com/

Github: https://github.com/HackBrexit

Attendee public resource folder <<<< Upload your Team Project Pitch here

Insights to use for planning stage:

General useful research, articles & data sets on Brexit & EU




1. Truth, fiction, & accountability

2. Tolerance & prejudice

3. Effective organising & campaigning

Speaker biographies:

Elevator & Pitch Presentation Template: