Information Day

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NASA Space Apps Information Day, which is a gathering for participants to come together before Space Apps to get to know one another and to begin to ideate on projects. This is a time you can get more details about the event, form teams, learn from related presentations and workshops and prepare yourself for hackathon day. 

Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 13:00 pm
Address: University of Technology Sydney, Building 11, 81 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007, Room CB11.00.401


Hackathon Days

At Space Apps Sydney events, teams of technologists, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs work together to develop answers to some of the most pressing challenges on earth and space using publicly available NASA data. 

We invite everyone to be a part of this scientific exploration, as we unleash NASA’s data to problem solvers across the globe. We want you to join us in discovering our home planet at the NASA International Space Apps Sydney 2018!

From: October 20, 2018, (9:00 am)
Till: October 21, 2018, (18:00 pm)
Address: University of Technology Sydney, Building 11, 81 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007, Room CB11.00.100 (based on lower ground)


2018 SCHEDULE

Saturday 13 October

INFORMATION DAY

08:30 Arrival, registration, networking
09:00 Introduction to NASA Space Apps Sydney
09:15 Forming teams (Visit different Challenge Stations to find your interest)
09:45 Pitches time (People who know what they are going to work on, talk about their idea and tell what kind of skills they need for their team) 
1 min each person
10:00 RedHat Open Innovation Labs Workshop 
Open Innovation and Ideation: How to build a winning solution
11:15 RedHat Workshop
Be up and running in minutes 
12:00  Alexa Workshop
Creating Voice Experiences with Amazon Alexa Skills: From Idea to Testing
13:00 Wrap up

Saturday 20 October

HACKATHON DAY 1

08:00 Registration/ Coffee/ Mingling
09:00 Opening Keynotes + Introducing Sponsors, Mentors, Judges
09:30 Guest Speaker
10:00 Red Hat presentation (Optional)
10:30 Amazon Alexa presentation (Optional)
11:00 Hack your Solution
12:30 Lunch Break
13:00 Hack back on track
19:00 Dinner Break
19:30 Resume Hacking
23:59 Venue closes

Sunday 21 October

HACKATHON DAY 2

08:00 Venue opens
09:50 Coffee - Brief announcements
10:00 Canva Presentation (Optional)
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00 Submission deadline
14:30 Projects Presentation time
16:00 Awards/Closing Remarks


2018 Sponsors

We won’t be able to run an event of this caliber without the help of some incredible sponsors. Helping us with everything from logistics and planning, to making connections, and sponsoring in kind to allow us to take the event to the next level, we're excited to be working alongside them.