Mapping Hackathon
Kraków 17-18 November

Registration is CLOSED.


Discover the potential of location intelligence and act using HERE’s leading technology. Bring your ideas to life in the field of one of the proposed topics helping communities, societies and organizations solve problems using digital maps and location services. The key result is the idea and A working demo of the application using our location platform that solves a problem and improves life in the real world. You can apply together as a team or submit an individual application. Register and start hacking adventure.


Hackathon topics



Prize pool 5000€
Monthly paid internship at FEV Polska
Traficar Vouchers
Sport gadgets from Garmin
Paid internship at Placematic
Ryze Tello Drones from PTV Group


Saturday, the 17th of November
09:00 Registration at AGH
10:00 Opening presentation
11:00 Thematic workshops
13:00 Lunch
14:00 HERE Api Workshop
15:30 Transfer to Jagiellonian University
16:00 Speed Dating Session
17:00 Hacking Session
19:00 Microsoft Azure Workshop
20:00 Snacks/Dinner
24:00 Midnight Beef&Vege Burgers


Sunday, the 18th of November
08:00 Breakfast
11:00 Presentation Workshop
13:00 Lunch
17:00 Projects presentations
19:00 Transfer / Jury Judgement
20:00 Results and Winners presentations
21:00 Farewell drink

We provide food and drinks during all the event

Get your free API key to HERE data at http://developers.here.com/



Wojciech Bujak

Sales Manager PTV Group Involved in the logistics industry for 20 years, where he gained experience on different levels in operational and sales departments, and later focused on the sales and implementation of IT solutions for logistics. He is presently a sales manager at the PTV Group. 

Filip Chelminski

Managing director of FEV Polska, software engineer by education, car enthusiast by passion, biker for the thrill.

Piotr Żołnierczyk

R&D Engineer at FEV specializing in a wide range of technologies for autonomous vehicles and driver support systems. In particular, focused on topics related to image analysis and data transfer to the cloud.

Aleksander Lukashou

R&D Engineer at FEV specializing in issues related to the processing of measurement data. Strongly befriended with LIDAR, creating HD maps and Robot Operating System.

Konrad Karpiński
Chief Executive Officer in Traficar
For the last three years, Konrad Karpiński has been responsible for developing and implementing the first commercial and network-based free-floating car sharing service in Poland, branded Traficar.
Roman Shikin
Head of Data Acquisition & Community Eastern Europe at HERE Technologies - Managing international team responsible for content acquisition, community engagement, developers relations across Eastern Europe.
Andreas Herger

Managing crowd sourced mapping projects all over Eastern Europe for HERE.

Dylan Babbs

Dylan Babbs is a technologist focused maps + geospatial tools, specifically on visualization and prototyping. Graduate of University of Washington Information School.

Sebastian Religa

He got involved in e-sport, which allowed him to develop strategic and tactical thinking. He combined these experiences to successfully create dedicated applications that easily solve complicated business problems.
He successfully managed softwarehouse which helps market leaders, especially in the automotive industry, achieve business goals and increase sales. CTO of IoT - Locky

Dominik Kaim
Dominik Kaim, a professional and private geographer; a bicycle lover, which agrees with the thesis that since the wheel was invented, walking is less justified.
Jarosław Działek
Institute of Geography and Spatial Management at Jagiellonian University. He wanted to become a volcanologist, but he studies culture; he loves Japan and Iceland - because they have volcanoes and more.
Marcin Striczek
Training specialist Garmin Polska, Senior mountain rescue instructor GOPR, mountain climber, spelunker, ski and climbing instructor. Manager and participant in many rescue and search operations. Recognized twice by the President of the Republic of Poland with the medal "For generosity and courage"
Paweł Hałat
Institute of Public Affairs of the Jagiellonian University. Geographer, involved in urban and public management research and Krakow's urban movements.
Martin Petrulák
Senior development manager, responsible for delivery and management of Automotive lab in Košice, Slovakia. Has a senior level in-depth experience in area of digital mapping and data processing, across all phases of the software development. In free time he is in to CrossFit and running.
Maroš Budaj
Maros is working on visual navigation products and supporting tools. His main responsibility is to analyze and design software solutions based on customer requirements. Is interested in new technologies related to IoT, Blockchain and Tangle.
Jarosław Giero

Founder of Placematic. For last 10 years has been supporting business operations in various areas through the use of innovative and dedicated mapping tools and geolocation services. An originator and co-creator of the first online website for location analysis in the SaaS model - Locit.pl. HERE Location Platform distributor in Central and Eastern Europe.

Szymon Ciupa

Smart City and GIS Expert. Author of blog about implementation of Smart City idea in Poland – www.smartcity-expert.eu. He has over 12 years of experience in supporting local administration in the implementation of smart technologies. He, in particular, specializes in smart city strategies, digital spatial management, using of urban data and indicators to assess the city's performance, ISO37120 and urban geographical information systems

Michał Misiek

Founder of Airly, a company that monitors air quality using a dense network of sensors. A graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków in the field of technical physics. In the company responsible for research and development department and hardware site. Passionate about physics, new technologies and biology.

Michał Smereczyński

Cloud Architect. Microsoft Azure MVP (Most Valuable Professional) and an interoperability evangelist. Microsoft Azure Group Poland leader and one of the organizers of AzureDay Poland conference. Linux guy. Python developer. DevOps. An author of the “Linux on Azure” blog https://lnx.azurewebsites.net

Emil Wasilewski

Senior Azure Infrastructure Architect @ Bystronic Laser AG, Microsoft Azure MVP, Leader of Microsoft Azure User Group Poland, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant,

Robert Guzik

Robert Guzik. Institute of Geography and Spatial Management at Jagiellonian University. He is a professional geographer working (among others) on regional development and sustainable mobility. Privately, he is an outdoor enthusiast. He loves climbing mountains, skiing, cycling and running ultramarathons.

Marek Turlejski

Co-founder of DataWise. For the past 20 years involved in data science. Now a data entrepreneur creating the most detailed data ecosystem describing every corner in Poland with data about people, retail, transport, mobility and infrastructure (LocIt)."

Marcin Wójcik
A graduate of culture animation at the Jagiellonian University. He loves the city but would like to change it into a garden, where the most comfortable and quickest way to get around is by bicycle. Since August 2013, he is working as a cycling officer for City Municipality.
Agnieszka Gajda
National Institute for Spatial Policy and Housing. Geographer, urban GIS expert. Works mainly on implementation of GIS in urban research and good practices for local administration. After work urban cyclist and bookworm.

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