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12-13 April 2014, Science Museum, London

On the weekend of the 12 and 13 April 2014 the Met Office will host an event for the NASA International Space Apps Challenge. Scientists and concerned citizens from all seven continents will come together for two days of creativity and computer coding to address challenges of global importance.

In the UK, Met Office scientists, programmers and engineers will be joined at the  Dana Centre at the Science Museum in London by science and technology enthusiasts and professionals from around the UK. Video links and social media will enable the teams to connect to other teams from across the globe.

Other events taking place in the UK include:

Registration for London is now open on the main Space Apps website.

Provisional Agenda

Saturday 12 April

09:00 Registration

10:00 Schedule and logistics announcements

10:30 Challenge pitches

11:00 Begin developing

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Developing continues

16:30 Optional progress briefing, more developing

17:30 Google Hangout with NASA to include:

  • NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan
  • NASA's Deputy Chief Information Officer Deborah Diaz
  • Astronauts Dough Wheelock (US) and Paulo Nespoli (Italy) - who will be talking about their time in space
  • Prizes & Challenge Program Executive Jen Gustetic
  • Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division, Jason Crusan

18:00 Dinner break

20:00 More developing

Sunday 13 April

10:00 Logistics briefing & updates

10:15 Begin developing

12:00 Submission Deadline

12:00 Lunch break

13:30 Presentations

15:00 Judges Voting

15:30 Awards

16:00 Close

Last updated: 9 May 2014

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