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16.-18. October

Hacking Hekla 2020

Hacking_Hekla is the very first hackathon that circles around the island. It is a marathon to “hack” the challenges of rurality.
Do you have an innovative idea to “smarten up” the Icelandic countryside?
Then join us by signing up for #Hacking_Hekla and be part of an
innovative pilot project in the rural of South Iceland.
All information and sign up is here:
The aim of Hacking Hekla is to find (digital) and innovative solutions to the existing problems of rurality.
You can sign up as a team or as an individual.
If you already have an idea, send us a short description of it. It is not obligatory and no problem to sign up without an idea.
Rooms/Beds/Dormitories are available right at the venue
Midgard Base Camp
. Book your accomodation today!
The event is hosted by Samtök sunnlenskra sveitarfélaga - SASS and Midgard Base Camp and supported by:
Íslandsbanki, Ministry of Industries and Innovation, Hótel Fljótshlíd,
Íslenski ferðaklasinn, RATA, Icelandic Startups, Reboot Hack, Climathon, Innovation Week, Fablab, Blá Bankinn, Reykjavík Tool Library, University of Reykjavík, University Center of the Westfjords, Startup Iceland, Djúpið Bolungarvík, Viking Entrepreneur, Smart Guide and more.

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N63° 44' 45.521" W20° 13' 39.115"
Midgard Base Camp & Restaurant, Hvolsvöllur

South Iceland

Towns & Villages

The south of Iceland has several towns and villages, each with its own style, charm and points of interest. Selfoss is the largest town and has a variety of shops, services, many restaurants and fast food places. Most towns are close to the main route, making them accessible and enjoyable.

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Map Höfn Kirkjubæjarklaustur Vík Vestmannaeyjar Hvolsvöllur Flúðir Laugarvatn Reykholt Laugarás Borg Brautarholt Hveragerði Árnes Selfoss Hella Stokkseyri Eyrarbakki Þykkvibær Þórlákshöfn