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Announcing the 2019 Zoohackathon dates!

Events will take place on Oct 23-24 | Nov 2-3 | Nov 8-10 | Nov 16-17
Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo

What is Zoohackathon?

The Zoohackathon is a computer coding and technology intensive event that brings together developers, designers, project managers, and subject matter experts to create applications, systems, and tools to help reduce demand for trafficked wildlife products.

The inaugural Zoohackathon was announced as a partnership by Under Secretary of State Catherine Novelli and Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Executive Director Kris Vehrs on World Wildlife Day 2016 and is a part of the U.S. National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.


The Zoohackathon Code

LOOP wildlife bought and sold illegally

  • FIND solutions
  • FOR animals
  • FOR all
  • DO WHILE there is still time
  • DO UNTIL demand stops
END LOOP: Coding to end wildlife trafficking