News Swiss Space Center

Lausanne will host International Space Apps Challenge in April 2012!

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30.03.12 - The International Space Apps Challenge is a 2 day technology development event during which citizens from around the world will work together to solve current challenges relevant to both space exploration and social need. This event will take place on all seven continents – and in space - on 21-22 April 2012.

The Swiss Space Center is one the locations in which the International Space Apps Challenge will be held. If you are a designer, a technologist, a maker, a space enthusiast, the Swiss Space Center invites you to take part in this international event; Here is your chance to make a cosmic impact!

How it works

The International Space Apps Challenge is a “codeathon-style” event. A codeathon is a unique event that brings together citizens interested in collaborating on the development solutions that address critical challenges. A codeathon celebrates software development in its most positive context—using minimal resources and maximum brainpower to create outside- the-box solutions in response to interesting problems. Codeathons are technology development marathons, drawing on the talents and initiative of the best and the brightest software developers, engineers, designers and technologists from around the world, who volunteer their time to respond to real- world problems with solutions than can have immediate impact.

At the events, individuals collaborate with others by forming teams focused on solving a particular challenge. The teams compete with other teams around the world to utilize publicly available space and data to design innovative “solutions” to a pre-determined series of global “challenges.”

Registration 

Register for the Space Apps Challenge in Lausanne today: http://spaceappschallenge.org/location/swiss-space-center

For more information: http://space.epfl.ch/page-78006-en.html

Information adapted from International Space Apps Challenge official website.

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Alumni
Olivier Glauser
Diplôme
Master en Informatique et systèmes de communication 1994
Parcours
1994 - 1996 HP
1996 - 1998 Phillippe Moris
1998 - 2005 MBA Universite de Harvard
2005 - 2009 ROTH Cl Partners
Fonction
Directeur général de Streamboat Ventures, Pékin

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