Dublin City Council

We are delighted to partner for our 2019 Conference with Dublin City Council who are launching an exciting initiative as part of Smart Dublin.

Do you have an interest in working with 3D data and the built environment? Calling out to App and Game Developers, Construction Professionals, Urban Planners, Engineers, UX Designers and more!

Get exclusive access to a highly accurate 3D model of Dublin’s Docklands and numerous IFC building models at this 3D urban data Hackathon. In a world first, we are working with a team of experts from across public, private and academic sectors to provide these data-rich models to innovators, designers and developers to inspire creative, exciting new applications and services for the citizens of Dublin!

Register before 29th April 2019!

More detailed information about the Hackathon:

What is it?


An exclusive 3D Data City Hack (10-12th May) designed to stimulate innovation  in how we use 3D data to develop new applications in areas such as Transportation & Mobility, Civic Engagement, Urban and Environmental Planning, PlanTech and Construction, Urban Infrastructure and Asset Use, Tourism and Gaming.


Sign up and get access to a specially commissioned, highly accurate 3D Model of the Dublin Docklands. The model will be made available two weeks in advance of the Hackathon to all fully registered individuals and teams. Applications open on the 29th March.


“Launching the ‘3D data city hack’ and open sourcing a highly accurate 3D model of Dublins docklands  is designed to stimulate the development of new applications and opportunities.  We hope this event will inspire industry, the wider research community and city stakeholders” Owen Keegan, Dublin City Council


Why Participate?


  • Exclusive access to a high quality 3D model of Dublin’s docklands district (Creative Commons License by Attribution).
  • Work Alongside leading professionals in the 3D VR/AR space.
  • Enhance your skills
  • Hear from global experts
  • Be part of a longer term series of networking events and wider city showcase of the potential of 3D city data.
  • Access to funding, in kind resources, and mentoring to support winning entries.
  • Promotional and Media Exposure in local and national media
  • Free Beer and Pizza!


Who is it for?

Coders, app developers, , planners, architects, proptech community, Gaming community, VR/AR developers. Digital Construction Specialists. Software companies, Surveyors.




Friday 10th May @ 7pm: Launch & Drinks Reception

Saturday 11th May 10 am – 5 pm: Full Day Hack

Sunday 10 am – 3 pm: Pitching to Judges

Register before 29th April 2019!

Who Is Behind the 3D Data Hack?


Dublin City Council (via the Smart Docklands Programme) and the Grangegorman Development Agency, in partnership with Public BIM and the Open Data Unit (DPER) and with the support of the Building City Dashboards Team at the University of Maynooth and the Department of Rural and Community Affairs.


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