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1st Docker Crete Meetup & Docker Global Hack Day #3

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Enartia Venue

S Road, Industrial Area Crete · Heraklion

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Hello Everyone!

We are thrilled to announce the 1st Docker Crete Meetup that will also host Docker Global Hack Day #3 (!

Docker Global Hack Day Crete is a Hackathon taking place on the 17th of September 2015, so bring your laptops, we will build small teams and code together. A Dockerized Amazon EC2 instance will be available for every Hack Team!

Everyone is welcome. Designers, developers, engineers, scientists and artists. Docker is creating tools for mass innovation and we will be using these tools to create hacks, tools and cool stuff. There are no limitations. The day will be filled with pizza, refreshments, prize giveaways and a fantastic prize for the winning team.

The event is free. Signup now. More details will be posted in the coming weeks.


17:00 Arrival

17:15 Docker-what? The Big Picture | Frank Maounis

17:30 Introducing and playing with Docker | Manel Martínez

18:10 Docker at SourceLair | Paris Kasidiaris

18:30 Some Q&A

19:00 Break - Pizza and beverages served

19:30 Global Hack Day Presentation (Video recording from Docker Team)

19:45 Form teams and start hacking!

22:00 Event ends - hacking remotely continues throughout the week and weekend until Monday, September 21, 9:00 AM PDT!! (TBA: Weekend window to continue hacking inside Enartia Venue)

Beers and Docker Swag will also be available.

Official Docker Global Hack Day #3 Rules:

As a team of 1-3 hackers, you will hack on a project using Docker as the central piece. You will have exactly from 4pm PDT on Wednesday, September 16th to 9am PDT on Monday, September 21st to complete this project. This window includes the time to create all materials needed for your submission.

Although it is not allowed to start your project before 4pm PDT on Wednesday (Athens time 02:00 on Thursday), September 16th, we strongly encourage everyone to think about project ideas in advance. We will build a page with all the project ideas for everyone to see what ideas have already been submitted and help participants form teams.

Everyone will submit projects in one of three categories listed below:

1) Docker Plugins
2) Docker Plumbing – runC (, Notary (, etc
3) Docker Freestyle – must use features from Docker 1.8 and above (including experimental binaries).

Submit Your Hack Ideas:

You will be able to submit through this form ( until Thursday, September 17th at 9am PDT (Athens time 19:00 on Thursday) with:

• Hack Title
• Brief abstract [masked] word description)
• Hacker Name
• Best way to contact project lead
• URL describing the project idea
• How can other people help you?

The Docker community will then vote on the best hack in each category in two different ways.


1) Local Docker Meetup winners

A jury composed of Docker Engine core maintainers will vote for the local edition winners from each Meetup group that organized a local edition of the Docker Global Hack Day.

Prizes for the local edition winners will be announced soon.

2) Global Docker Global Hack Day Winners

We will build a page with all projects and videos for the community to vote for the global winner. Note that Local Docker Meetup winners will be featured on this page.

Voting will be done through social networks – stay tuned for an update on how this voting will work.

The Global winning team will be invited to attend DockerCon Europe ( (conference tickets + accommodations for each member of the winning team).

Connect with the Docker hackers from around the world!

During the day the Docker team ( and the Docker community will be on IRC helping you hack your project or answering questions about Docker. The official back channel for this event on IRC is #docker (

The official hashtag for the event on Twitter is #dockerhackday ( Everybody can tweet using this hashtag. You can also follow us on Twitter ( to receive news real-time during the day.

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