Newcrest Mining headlines Unearthed Melbourne 2017

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, News, Unearthed News

Unearthed is returning to Melbourne to host a hackathon from 17-19 March at coding skills school General Assembly.

Newcrest Mining will headline the event, providing four real-world data sets and challenges to seek out the next generation of technologies for the mining industry from top local entrepreneurs, innovators and startups.

Read the full press release here.

Download the event poster.

Highlights of the release:

  • Newcrest Mining will provide four resource industry challenges at the Unearthed Melbourne hackathon event.
  • The hackathon, supported by the Victorian Government, will provide opportunities for local entrepreneurs, innovators and startups to enter the mining industry.
  • Global coding skills school General Assembly will host the Unearthed Melbourne hackathon.
  • Participants include university students from Monash University, RMIT, the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University.
  • Monash University will sponsor the Young Innovator Award.
  • Microsoft will provide Azure cloud services for all teams at the event.

Thanks to our supporters including: Newcrest Mining, the Victorian Government, General Assembly, and Monash University.



Hannah Frankish, Marketing and Communications, Unearthed   |   0406 702 177

Anna Freeman, Senior Adviser – Media & Corporate Communication, Newcrest | 0417 033 752