Space Apps Karachi was held on October 19th, 20th & 21st. Thank you to the 55 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 3 teams, can be found below!
Local People's Choice Winner
The people have spoken! This is the project that captured our hearts.
The NASA Space Apps Challenge is a two-day hackathon where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students across the globe collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges.
This year Pakistan will be part of the Event from Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore ! We aim to bring together participants from various fields to present solutions to global challenges, using NASA’s open data.
For participants in Karachi, In the lead up to Space Apps, a pre-event bootcamp shall be held at TMUC Karachi on the 19th of October. More information on the bootcamp will be announced soon.
The main event shall also be held at TMUC Karachi on the 20th and 21st of October.
This event is being organised by Team of RaheQamar and would not be possible without the sponsors for the event.
Saturday, Oct 20th
10:30 AM Participants attendance registration (Obtaining Name Tags, other details) and Assigning Team tables (only with confirmed Application, on a first-come first-served basis)
11:00 AM Welcome Talks by Host, Organizing team, Sponsors representatives along with introduction of mentors
11:30 AM Key Note Speaker + Q&A
11:45 AM Tea break
12:00 AM Demo & Tech talk for technologies to be used, open source, past projects etc
12:30 AM Team discussions with mentors
11:30 PM Teams work on challenges
1:30 PM Team discussions with mentors
2:00 PM Teams work on challenges
7:30 PM Dinner - Break
9:00 PM Astronomy Time - moon gazing and stargazing moments with a telescope
Sunday, Oct 21th
8:30 AM Teams work on challenges and preparation of draft presentations
10:30 AM Team discussions with mentors
11:00 AM Teams work on challenges
13:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Team work on challenges and preparation of presentations
4:00 PM TEAM PRESENTATIONS
6:30 PM Judging committee discussions
7:00 PM Closing remarks, Talks by mentors on stage
7:45 PM Winners announcement
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM Closing ceremony (photography etc)
Gold Sponsors: Elements Interactive, TIDES, UAS-G
Event Partner: The Millennium University College, Pakistan
Supporting Partner: iKNOWation Lab, Malaysia