Smart City: The Hackathon

Smart City: The Hackathon

Smart City Hackathon is Pakistan’s first-ever, large-scale hackathon with a goal of creating and starting a revolution to educate people about Smart City Initiatives and making Lahore the first Smart City of Pakistan. It's a three day long event filled with enlightening tech-talks, non-stop disruption and fun going side by side. Smart City Hackathon is a thoughtfully designed platform that offers an opportunity to students, enterprises, tech startups, entrepreneurs, and developers to share knowledge, build teams and create new products. If you are working on something innovative or have ideas that can make Lahore a more efficient and a smarter city, then this event is for you!

Lincoln Corners
Arfa Software Technology Park
Lahore, Pakistan


Friday, 9th March
Saturday, 10th March
Sunday, 11th March


Day 1 (4pm to 6.30pm)
Day 2 (9am to 10pm)
Day 3 (9am to 5pm)

Focus Areas

Transportation sector

Register Now

Application form open now. Register your teams today - limited places available.

Why Attend?

Are you a tech startup, a young developer or a student?
Are you capable of developing solutions for health, education, environment, power and transportation sector?
If yes, then join us at "Smart City: The Hackathon", a three day event organized by CIE at ITU.


A three day event, culminating with a closing ceremony on 11th March.

Smart Tech in News

Featured articles on smart city. Catch up, if you have missed out on the upcoming Smart-Tech revolution.
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Shahzada Irfan February 2017
Building Smart Cities in Pakistan

MIT Tech Review Pakistan

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Saeed A. Baloch June 2017
The Power of Connectivity

MIT Tech Review Pakistan

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Avery Phillips January 2018
The Future of Smart Cities

Inside Big Data


Frequently Asked Questions

If you have other questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch via email

Teams are expected to come up with new products/services which could be turned into actual real life businesses to make Lahore a smarter city. The teams can also start their own company based on those solutions.
Just your laptop, phone chargers and an interactive mindset to work with different people on new solutions.
Hackathon will provide a perfect opportunity to socialize and network with fellow disruptors and build relationships with the business leaders of the country and world renowned tech companies. By the end of the Hackathon, you will be able to recognise and suggest solutions to solve some of the most pressing problems needed to make Lahore a more efficient and smarter city. We also have cash prizes for the winners!
No, there is no entry fee for the Hackathon. Instead the teams will be provided with snacks, tea and lots of space to come up with innovative and creative products.

Terms and Conditions

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Smart City: The Hackathon is a three day event organized by Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Information Technology University (ITU)

CIE, 4th Floor,
Arfa Technology Park,
Lahore, Pakistan

10.00 AM - 5:00PM