HACKtheMACHINE is a Navy sponsored event where hackers, makers, and data scientists work alongside military and government personnel to solve complex problems that impact the global community.This year’s event features three tracks:

Rendering Aid: Focused on how the US Navy could use 3D printing and remote design and engineering teams to quickly repair damaged ships it encounters at sea

HACK the SHIP: Hacking GIS, radar, and programmable logic controllers

Cleared for Takeoff: using data science and machine learning to keep F/A-18 in the air

Up $30,000 in cash prizes be track will be available to participants who provide solutions to these critical challenges.