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Join enterprise developers, entrepreneurs, product designers, data scientists and expert mentors at TM Forum {open}:hack, Nice, France, on May 14-16.

This is an opportunity to learn and build new innovative services, APIs and plugins with a group of likeminded and talented individuals from diverse countries and companies. Leveraging a common underlying platform, hackers will create new potential products and services underpinned by Open APIs in the areas of IoT / Smart City & NFV/SDN.

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TM Forum Open Hacks accelerate the development of new innovative products and services which can be quickly created leveraging TM Forum Open APIs a suite of industry agreed ecosystem APIs.

TM Forum Open APIs are an integral part of the Forum’s strategy for enabling digital business that enable:

  • Faster on-boarding of partners
  • Ongoing cross industry market development and collaboration
  • Curation and orchestration between multiple services
  • Building blocks for ecosystems deployment
  • Higher reuse of services reducing deployment costs overtime

{open}: hack objectives

Open Hack aims to:

  1. Accelerate industry deployment of Forum Open APIs, metamodels and architecture across the industry
  2. Validate existing APIs and provide feedback for future iterations to technical collaboration teams
  3. Create IoT/Smart City & NFV/SDN solutions leveraging the Forum Open APIs
  4. Accelerate the incubation of new digital business opportunities in the areas of IoT/Smart City & NFV/SDN
  5. Create extensions to Forum Open APIs to be shared with industry


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IoT/Smart City


Key Dates & Times



Sunday, May 14th

2:00pm – 5:00pm Open Hack Training

5:00pm – 5:30pm Drinks reception

Monday, May 15th

9:00am – 8:00pm Hacking

Tuesday, May 16th

9:00am – 2:00pm Hacking & Pitch Preparation

TM Forum Live Keynotes: 9:00am – 10:45am

Remainder of day:

3:00pm – 4:30pm Pitches

4:30pm – 5:00pm Judge Deliberation

5:15pm Winner announcement

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*Are you a college student or part of a startup? Inquire about a FREE hack pass!