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CBC Hackathon: Smart AEC Financing Toolkit

  • Room 6.02, 22 Gordon Street (map)

The CBC is pleased to announce the first AEC+DLT Hackathon, led by University College London and R3 CordaCon. This Hackathon will aim to develop blockchain tools to decentralise financing for the AEC Industry and initiate our first CBC open source project: Smart Financing for the AEC Industry.


  • 10 am - 5 pm, Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th September 2018


  • Day 1: CordaCon, 200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD

  • Days 2 to 5: 22 Gordon Street, University College London, WC1H 0QB

The Hackathon will take place over five days in Central London. It will begin at CordaCon London 2018, R3’s annual flagship conference covering the latest developments in R3 blockchain technology, and then move to UCL’s Bloomsbury Campus for 3 days of intense coding with R3 developers.

This event is open to all, but will be of particular interest to anyone interested in the business case of DLT for the Real Estate and AEC industries, software developers and coders. No Corda knowledge is necessary but a general understanding of OOP is desirable. Familiarity with Java and Kotlin is recommended.


The CBC's Hackathons are strategic, tailored events to develop opensource DLT & Blockchain solutions for the AEC Industry. The collaborative effort is open to many technologies and aims to grow the CBC opensource projects. We bring together leading technologists, industry experts, and academic practitioners to investigate the potential disruption and practical application of emerging technologies and actively develop new digital tools for the built environment.


The Construction Blockchain Consortium was established to develop knowledge transfer, arrange commercial and academic presentations, assess and test commercial services and technology, conduct research, and drive policy, regulation and understanding of the consequences of Blockchain and other emerging technologies in the Built Environment. The CBC is led by the UCL Department of Computer Science and The UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment.

We also investigate the development of open source tools on behalf of the industry and to encourage application developers to build proprietary technology and services to deliver sustainable construction solutions.