BattleBorn is a series of open innovation events and competitions held in Las Vegas from March 2nd - 12th. Named after the state slogan for Nevada, BattleBorn emphasizes the importance of the State to the mining industry. The events are aimed at stimulating discussion and action to shape the future of the mining industry. The two key components that form BattleBorn are the Hackathon and Startup Exchange. Barrick is partnering with Unearthed, Switch and Cisco to run these events.