Fishackathon 2016

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The third annual Fishackathon will take place on Earth Day weekend from April 22-24, 2016.

Fishackathon is a public-private partnership that aims to capitalize on the expansion of mobile phone and internet use across the developing world to address sustainable fishery challenges.

The annual Fishackathon event calls on coders and science enthusiasts from all around the world to come together to create new applications and tools for use on mobile phones and other devices, which can help fishers work smarter and more safely in sustainable fishing.

Fishackathon 2016 will be held in over 30 cities internationally:


Atlanta, GA
Charleston, SC
Dallas, TX
Long Beach, CA
Monterey, CA
New York City, NY
Portland, OR
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Tampa, FL


Toronto, Canada
Vancouver, Canada
Washington, DC
Worcester, MA

Latin America and the Caribbean

Hamilton, Bermuda
Kingston, Jamaica
Medellín, Colombia
Mexico City, Mexico
Santiago, Chile
San José, Costa Rica


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Hong Kong
Jakarta, Indonesia
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Manila, Philippines
Sydney, Australia
Taipei, Taiwan


Amsterdam, Netherlands
Izmir, Turkey
London, UK
Rome, Italy


Cape Town, South Africa

For further information on Fishackathon and events in each city, please visit

source: U.S. Department of State