LORTON, Va., April 3, 2018—Chenega Technical Innovations (ChenegaTI) announced its sponsorship of the #ExpeditionHacks Human Trafficking Hackathon April 14 – 15 at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University (GMU) in Arlington, Virginia.
Hosted by Blue Compass in partnership with GMU’s Schar School of Policy and Government – Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), the “Combatting Human Trafficking Challenge” is part of the #ExpeditionHacks Social Impact Series. Participants will work to create a solution to help combat human trafficking or assist its victims, using artificial intelligence and machine learning, augmented reality or other technological methods.
A hackathon is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate with issue advocates and subject matter experts on software and hardware projects. Competitors work intensively, competing to present the best solution in the given time frame.
ChenegaTI will be onsite at the event to support participants and meet with talented developers, designers, advocates and experts. Built upon a cadre of subject matter experts with a thorough understanding of customer mission, culture and operating environment, ChenegaTI is proud to engage with these talented individuals to discuss the future of our industries.
To learn more about the #ExpeditionHacks Human Trafficking Hackathon, click here.
Blue Compass, LLC, hosts a series of Hackathon events in technology hubs throughout the U.S. to help inspire innovative solutions to common problems, expose crucial data, engage with niche capabilities and technological enhancements, and seek out positive social impacts. The #ExpeditionHacks – Social Impact Series aims to engage passionate developers and entrepreneurs with subject matter experts and advocates to help uncover viable solutions that can assist with customer needs and challenges.