HSV/NASA Space Apps - Huntsville's Biggest Hackathon!

Friday, October 18, 2019- October 20, 2019 Multiday event - 2 days

8:00 AM 5:00 PM

Invention to Innovation Center

I2C / 850 Ben Graves Dr

Huntsville will be the Main Stage City for NASA's 2019 International Space Apps Challenge. Previous main stage cities include NYC and Palo Alto, California. The Rocket City has never felt so ALIVE.

Be assured... This is YOUR chance to shine!

Welcome to the International NASA Space Apps Challenge!

Over $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to #SpaceAppsHSV Winners

Proudly powered by Huntsville's most dynamic non-profit ideation accelerator known as Urban Engine and sponsored by community influencers: aSmartPlace.comIntuitive Research and Technology Corporation, Huntsville STEAM Works and the University of Alabama in Huntsville Invention to Innovation Center.

Sponsorship Applications due by September 12th, 2019.


The NASA Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in space... NASA is leading this global collaboration along with a number of government collaborators and over 100 local organizing teams across the globe.

 

WHAT: The 2019 Space Apps Huntsville Challenge is an opportunity for creative individuals to grow alongside Alabama’s cyber & startup community. This event is focused on taking action with critical Earth Science challenges faced in space exploration and human life. You will be exploring the universal opportunities that embrace collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs that are applicable to both life on Earth and life in space.

 

WHY: The innovation accelerator non-profit organization known as Urban Engine is focused on Propelling Ideas Forward. Our goal at the Huntsville Space Apps Challenge is to inspire creativity with students, industry influencers, and established professionals to build the next generational wave of innovative & impactful solutions on which the larger NASA Space Apps Challenge global competition thrives.

 

HOW: Build solutions to NASA's challenges! Solve critical Earth Science problems faced in space exploration and human life. All including unique opportunities to engage in-person with NASA leadership throughout the duration of the event. Participants must register for the #SpaceAppsHSV AND International Space Apps Challenge to compete in this event. Please read the Participant Guide to learn more. This document will be reviewed and presented by Urban Engine on Saturday, October 19th for all hackathon participants!



WHO: 
Anyone of any age or background.Storytellers, Youtube Creators, Designers, Programmers, Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts, and Interface Builders. Or come to learn a new skill, no previous tech skills required. In 2014, the International Space Apps Challenge 48-hour hackathon event was established by NASA globally and is facilitated by participating host cities locally. Urban Engine, known as a 501c(3) organization, facilitated the event as a host city in Huntsville, AL (aka "The Rocket City”) for the first time in 2017, where over 187 host cities and 25,000 individuals participated in the International Space Apps Challenge. Urban Engine and SpaceAppsHSV had ~100 high school, college and professional participants with over 50 local technical mentors, subject matter experts, & judges participating in the event as volunteers to the global initiative.

 

WHEN: THREE major events! CoWorking Night™, Kick Off Day, & The Hackathon

1. 
The signature CoWorking Night™ educational workshops program features subject matter & mentorship expertise provided at no cost to the public. No RSVP - Just show up!
2. The Kick-Off Day (October 18th) features the Space Apps Expo: Industry leaders and influencers will demonstrate their latest and greatest technologies for Huntsville’s talented professionals interested in STEM & Aerospace!
3. The 48-Hour Hackathon (October 19-20th) will be a global endeavor with the International Space Apps Challenge as well as the Main Stage of #SpaceAppsHSV!All including unique opportunities to engage in-person with NASA leadership throughout the duration of the event. See the full event schedule for all the details!


WHERE:
 Invention to Innovation Center
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
850 Ben Graves Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 (map)

For any questions, please contact admin@spaceappshsv.com at any time.

We hope to see you there!

 

Visit The Official Website:

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Details

Category
Misc
department
College of Business, I2C
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

Rigved Joshi 408-802-3448 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Invention to Innovation Center

850 Ben Graves DriveHuntsville, Alabama 35899

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