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16-17 September, 2020

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€3000 Prize Pool

Plus, we’ll have door prizes - everyone walks away a winner!

Shirts, giveaways and a unique opportunity to participate in Digital Procurement World at no cost.

Your ideas & skills for the future of procurement

Get hands-on and join like-minded procurement experts, developers and UX/UI designers from established companies, startups and universities to create the newest and best procurement processes and/or technology out there. With the support and guidance from digital procurement experts, you'll have the chance to create something incredible in 24 hours and connect with the creme de la creme of the procurement industry! Meals, snacks, a never-ending stream of coffee and cool prizes for the winning teams are all provided.

Who should join?

Procurement expert


UX/UI designer

Choose your challenge

Challenge 1
Find new ways and metrics to measure procurement performance

Challenge 2
Re-invent the source-to-pay process and find new ways to source, buy and pay

And the winner is…

Your projects will be judged on innovation, creativity and use of technology. How can you integrate AI/ML and other disruptive technologies?

How forward-thinking and future-proof is the vision/idea behind your solution? Judges will be interested in creative use cases grounded in the real world.


Day 1 - 16 September

  • 08:00: Check-in
  • 09:00: Digital Procurement World 2020 Opening & Conference
  • 11:00: Hackathon organisers, mentors, and IBM introductions
  • 11:15: Idea pitching
  • 11:30: Team formation
  • 12:30: Lunch
  • 13:30: Team work
  • 18:30: Workshop #1
  • 19:00: Dinner
  • 20:00: Checkpoint 1 & overnight coding

Day 2 - 17 September

  • 08:00: Breakfast
  • 09:00: Teamwork
  • 12:00: Technical test of the presentations
  • 12:30: Lunch
  • 14:00: End of coding
  • 14:10: Final presentation part 1
  • 15:20: Jury deliberation
  • 15:30: Final presentation part 2
  • 16:00: Winner announcement of the 2020 DPW hackathon
  • 17:00: DPW closing ceremony

Challenge accepted?!

We will be in touch in the next 10 business days to let you know if you were selected for the DPW hackathon.

DPW Hackathon is organised with the help of BeMyApp

BeMyApp is a digital transformation and developer relations agency. We connect companies with innovators and help build developer and startup ecosystems through formats such as white-label hackathons, workshops, incubators, online conferences and more, on a global scale.

Website: https://www.bemyapp.com/


The Heart of Procurement Innovation

16-17 September, 2020 – Amsterdam


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