How can we use geospatial information to better understand, model, visualize, and monitor the nexus between food security and regional stability in Morocco? These efforts are important in predicting and understanding humanitarian/military crises.
Here are some ideas for the challenge:
One-year subscription to JetBrains
MUNICIPAL TECHNICAL LIAISON
NGA IMAGERY SCIENTIST
FOOD SECURITY SME
NGA TECH SCOUT
MANAGING PARTNER, KROWDMENTOR
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT
DEVELOPMENT, PLANET OS
Dr. Yao-Yi Chiang
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (RESEARCH) OF
SPATIAL SCIENCES, USC
Projects will be judged based on the following criteria:
TOOLS, DATA, AND IP RIGHTS
Participants are allowed to use the open source tools provided by NGA’s GitHub site in addition to other commercially known open source tools. Participants are also encouraged to use their own proprietary solutions to develop creative and efficient products. If you are representing a company, your company’s proprietary software assets are also allowed to be used with the appropriate permission within your organization. Please reference the Terms and Conditions data to confirm that all IP rights remain with the participant and/or the organization they are representing.
All participants must agree to the terms and conditions.
Saturday, March 25th
9:00 AM – Doors Open, Breakfast Served
10:00 AM – Opening Ceremony
10:30 AM – Hacking Begins
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM – Technology Breakout Sessions
6:00 PM – Dinner Served
8:00 PM – Pitch Workshop
11:30 AM – Midnight Snack
12:00 AM – 8:00 AM Hack Through The Night!
Sunday, March 26th
8:00 AM – Breakfast
12:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – Code Freeze/Hacking Ends!
3:00 PM – Live Demos Begin!
Upon completion, will have a casual social to cap the event and allow people to socialize about their ideas.
Sunday Afternoon Presentations
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will have subject matter experts on hand for the entirety of the event to answer content related questions and to give context to the datasets as needed.
Sponsors will be marketing this event heavily. Don’t be surprised if a news crew shows up along the way.
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