Accelerate SF

HACKATHON

Building AI solutions
for SF's public sector challenges.

Accelerate SF

Accelerate SF Hackathon

150+ hackers gathered for one weekend to work on solutions to San Francisco's most pressing problems

SPONSORED BY

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FEATURED IN

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150+ Engineers

specializing in LLMs and ML

2 Days

of hacking, lightning-talks, and demos

10+ Challenges

targeting top public sector priorities

Inspiring engineers
to improve SF

Local stakeholders have identified top challenges and use cases in housing, transportation, public health, and more. Participants will build AI solutions with the potential for city-wide deployment.

TECH AND CIVICS LEADERS

Speakers & Judges

London Breed

London Breed

Mayor

Scott Wiener

Scott Wiener

State Senator

David Chiu

David Chiu

SF City Attorney

Catherine Stefani

Catherine Stefani

SF Supervisor

Joel Engardio

Joel Engardio

SF Supervisor

Matt Dorsey

Matt Dorsey

SF Supervisor

Kim Polese

Kim Polese

Entrepreneur

Anton Troynikov

Anton Troynikov

Co-Founder, Chroma

Chris Průcha

Chris Průcha

Co-Founder, Notion

Swyx

Swyx

Founder

Karina Nguyen

Karina Nguyen

Technical Staff, Anthropic

Harrison Chase

Harrison Chase

Founder, LangChain

Jeremiah Owyang

Jeremiah Owyang

Founder & Inventor

Elliot Branson

Elliot Branson

VP of ML, Scale AI

Bilal Mahmood

Bilal Mahmood

Civil Servant and Entrepreneur

Azi Mandias

Azi Mandias

Founder, Zo

Schedule

Saturday, Nov 4th

  • 09:30 AM: Doors open for breakfast
  • 10:00 AM: Welcome Kick-Off with SF Supervisors
  • 10:30 AM: Project Scoping with Subject Matter Experts
  • 12:00 PM: Technical Workshops
  • 01:00 PM: Lunch
  • 01:30 PM: Hacking
  • 04:00 PM: CivLab Workshop
  • 07:00 PM: Dinner
  • 11:00 PM: Doors close

Sunday, Nov 5th

  • 09:30 AM: Doors open for breakfast
  • 10:00 AM: Panel Discussion on Tech for Public Sector
  • 10:45 AM: Hacking
  • 01:00 PM: Lunch
  • 03:00 PM: Hacking stops & submission due
  • 04:00 PM: Finalists announced & demos
  • 05:00 PM: Winners announced & closing
  • 06:00 PM: Doors Close

Code of Conduct

Respect and Inclusivity

Every participant is to treat others with dignity and respect, regardless of gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. Discrimination or harassment will not be tolerated.

Collaboration and Integrity

Participants should work honestly, only submitting original work and crediting any external sources or collaborators. Sabotaging another team's efforts or any form of cheating is strictly prohibited.

Professional Conduct

All interactions, both online and offline, should remain constructive and professional. Offensive language, imagery, or behavior is unacceptable and may result in disqualification.

Organizing Team

Anthony Jancso

Anthony Jancso

Founder

Jordan Wick

Jordan Wick

Founder

Kay Sorin

Kay Sorin

Host

Peter Hirshberg

Peter Hirshberg

Advisor

Jay Nath

Jay Nath

Advisor

Justin Chavez

Justin Chavez

Outreach

Ivan Zhang

Ivan Zhang

Developer

Kevin Doan

Kevin Doan

Developer

Justin Dang

Justin Dang

Developer