DevFest’19 is a community-led, developer events hosted by GDG chapters around the globe focused on community building and learning about Google’s technologies. DevFest’19 is made for the developers by the developers. This year’s DevFest’19 is of a different taste. The hackathon will serve 2 goals from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), namely: Goal #4: Quality Education, Goal #11: Sustainable Cities & Communities. Moreover, the solutions, as well as the overall vibes of the event, will be shared with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Youth. We have seen our young-spirited community and strongly believe as well in the aspiration of involving the young generation in developing solutions that better our humanitarian ecosystem all in all.

The following areas will be tackled in the hackathon:

  • Education
  • Sustainable cities & communities


Age - 18 years and older.

Citizenship/ Resident - Participants from any country are allowed to participate.

Location - Participants must be on-site to participate.

Team Size - Teams can range in size from 1 - 5 people


 Provide a digital artifact (URL) and pitch your project.

Can solve the challenge

Project have a function MVP

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,865 in prizes

1st Plcae

The best of the best, judged by our expo judges

2nd Place

The second best project, judged by our expo judges

3rd Place

judged by our expo judges.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Mr Mohammad AlAshmawi

Mr Mohammad AlAshmawi

Judging Criteria

  • Technical innovation
    Did the group come up with a good solution to the initial problem or challenge? Did they understand the problem, and did they involve, for example, multiple stakeholders?
  • Creativity
    How creative has the group been in solving the challenge? Did they come up with a radical approach, or did they follow existing patterns and solutions?
  • Design
    Did the group think about the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX)? How well designed is their demo?
  • Scalability

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