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Awareness Workshops

The competition will arrange awareness raising workshops for mobile developers and students in various cities of Pakistan to encourage interest and participation. The main aim of these workshop(s) would be to raise awareness on mobile accessibility, and providing interaction with persons with disabilities to brainstorm on their needs.

These workshop(s) are planned to be organized in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta. At the end of each workshop, interested contestants will be registered. These contestants will then be required to develop their mobile application(s) with the help of a mentor who will be a person with disability. The mentor will also assist to test and validate their application(s). Detail of Awareness workshop can be found below

Workshop Venue CityDate
First Workshop Bahria University IslamabadMay 19,2016
Second Workshop Grand Ambassador Hotel, 56-A, Ataturk Avenue IslamabadAugust 16, 2016
Third Workshop Shelton Rezidor Hotel, Main University Road PeshawarAugust 18, 2016
Fourth Workshop University of Balochistan,Quetta Quetta November 03, 2016
Fifth Workshop Smart Lab, Lahore University of Management Sciences, LUMS LahoreNovember 21,2016
Sixth Workshop Department of Teacher’s Education, University of Karachi Karachi November 23,2016

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  •  Winner
    Rs 300,000 in cash. Winning team who would like to turn their solution into a functioning startup will also be offered acceleration through formal incubation into the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority’s M-Lab, depending on interest and fit.
  •  1st Runner
    Rs 200,000 in cash.
  •  2nd Runner
    Rs 100,000 in cash
  •  Two Consolation Prizes
    Rs 50,000 in cash (each)