october, 2019

17oct(oct 17)1:00 am12dec(dec 12)5:00 pmHERE Mapathon 2019Bring your data to life with HERE XYZ

Event Details

The power of location and data is more critical than ever! Think about mobility and how we can people around in different areas, or sustainability around our neighborhoods, cities and countries.
HERE Technologies has a challenge for you with great prizes, including the first prize of $10,000 US!!
Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to use either your own or publicly available geospatial datasets to create one or more maps to visualise the information of your choice in a clear and compelling manner using HERE’s visualization platform, HERE XYZ.
You can use the AURIN API to access nearly 4000 clean, spatialised and mash-up-ready datasets from all domains of the urban datasphere. You can access the API for free and find info on how to use data from the API in our hackathon guide.

HERE Mapathon 2019
When: Registration and ideation until 3 November
Where: Anywhere around Australia
Who: Any individual or group of up to 4 people with a passion to visualise data using maps
How: Register https://www.mapathon2019.com

What other benefits are there?


  • Bring your idea to life by using the HERE XYZ platform
  • The best maps have a chance to win up to $10,000 USD!!!
  • Think creatively and learn how to visualise data quickly
  • Be linked to the global team at HERE Technologies, which is one of the most disruptive startups around location
  • And lots more!
Timeline of full event:
Now to 3rd November:  Register and Ideation
4th November to 14th Novemeber – 50 best projects selected for second phase
15th November to 1st December – Teams develop and submit their maps
2nd December to 5th December – 10 Best move to final round
12th December – Online Finals – final teams pesent their maps


October 17 (Thursday) 1:00 am - December 12 (Thursday) 5:00 pm