Sparta Global Hackathon: 'Speak Out' in memory of Andrew Otero


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In memory of Andrew Otero, a Sparta Global technology consultant who sadly passed away this year, Sparta Global is holding 'Speak Out', a Hackathon event to support Calm. Calm offers support to men in the UK, of any age, who are down or in crisis via its helpline, webchat and website.

Sign up now to be a part of the 'Speak Out' hackathon contest where teams will be challenged to create new technology throughout the day, helping to raise money and increase awareness of the life-changing work Calm does on a daily basis.

'Speak Out' will take place at the offices of IG who have kindly donated their space for this event.

The schedule will be as follows:

10:00 - Arrive

10:15 - Introduction from mother of Andrew Otero

10:30 - Challenge is set and hackathon begins

13:00 - Lunch (Provided by Sparta Global)

17:00 - Hackathon ends and pizza + beer provided by Sparta Global, technology is presented by the teams

18:00 - Awards provided to 1st, 2nd, 3rd teams by judging panel consisting of senior technology representatives and a representative from Calm

We want to say a big thank you to our partners involved in this event who have helped to make it all happen, to Andrew's mum for being a part of 'Speak Out' and the developer teams taking up the challenge.



@SpartaGlobal @TheCALMzone @LifeatIG

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