Digital Tribes Houston – The global resources sector faces $1 trillion of impact in the next 10 years from new technologies.
This impact will be driven by people with skills in data science, software development, and hardware engineering. People with curiosity and drive. People who love a challenge.

Digital Tribes Software Challenge

A one week hackathon event where digital innovators and entrepreneurs will code prototype solutions aimed at solving real challenges facing the mining industry. Prototypes built will be judged as part of the hackathon to determine the strength of candidates who will be offered career opportunities within the BHP Digital Software Tribe.

What is Digital Tribes?

The global resources sector faces $1 trillion of impact in the next 10 years from new technologies. This impact will be driven by individuals skilled in data science, software development, and hardware engineering. People with curiosity and drive, people who love a challenge, people like you!

Who can join?
Digital Tribes is open to anyone around the world. You can join us live in Houston or through online participation. Together with a nimble team of innovators you will get the chance to work on real challenges and present your solution to an industry expert judging panel. You can come preformed as a team or Unearthed will help you form the ideal tribe!

What do I need?
Motivation, determination and a willingness to work in a nimble group, or tribe. We are looking for technical individuals ready to apply their skills to the resources sector. Bring your laptop + any devices or hardware you can hack on.

I’m not technical, but I can still contribute.
Digital Tribes is your pathway to a career in the resources sector. Showcase any number of skills during the two week period and see what happens next!

What can I win and when is it on?
Find out about prizes and the schedule.

Key Dates

Start: Friday October 13th
Hackathon ends: Sunday October 15th
Round Two pitching: Friday 20th October
Winners announced: Friday 20th October

Challenges


Take on the Challenge?

Sign up and create your free account on the Unearthed Portal, as the competition draws nearer we will inform all interested as to the next steps.

 

I’m interested

Prizes

The top teams will compete to win cash, credits, and glory!

BHP Prize

Up to 6 month contract with the BHP Digital Tribe for top innovators


1st Prize

USD$2000


2nd Prize

USD$1200


People’s Choice Award

Tech prizes

Important Dates and Schedule

All times in Central Time Zone (UTC -06:00)

Event Lead up
  • Jul-Sept Sign up period
  • Mid August Info Session and challenge detail release

During the Hackathon
  • Sept 1st Event launch in Houston with live stream
  • Sept 1st-15th Hack challenges and book in time with mentors (online & in-person)
  • Sept 14th Pitch coaching sessions

Submissions and Winners
  • Sept 15th 14:00 Deadline to submit your solution and video pitch
  • Sept 15th 16:00 Pitching session with expert judging panel
  • Sept 15th 19:00 Tech prizes for best solutions announced
  • Sept 15th-22nd Winners of paid engagement announced!

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@unearthed.solutions