MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator and New York University will host a 36-hour hackathon at New Lab, bringing together technologists from across the country along with elite military and civilian first responders, including the New York Fire Department, to tackle some of the toughest Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief challenges facing modern urban centers.

Participants work in teams to compete for a $15K award, prototyping technology solutions for critical humanitarian assistance and disaster relief applications in the dense urban environment.

Featuring a keynote by the Vice-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.