We are Space Apps Craiova

Join us on October 18-20 for the 2019 International Space Apps Challenge!

Hackathon Registration

What is NASA Space Apps Challenge?

Space Apps is a 48 hours global hackathon, engaging thousands of problem solvers each year across the globe. 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.

How, when, where?

Friday, October 18th we will have our mandatory hacker orientation.

Check in, grab dinner, set up all required software accounts, learn about the challenges, hear from our sponsors and mentors about the support available during the weekend, form teams and have fun.

On the morning of Saturday, October 19th, everyone will return to the hackathon space and our hackathon will officially kickoff.

Organizers and volunteers, tech and science mentors, all will be there to assist and give a helping hand to anyone.

Sunday, October 20st we’ll wrap up our projects with team demos starting shortly after lunch.

Around 5pm we will conclude the demos, select sponsors will present their specially branded awards, and our judges will announce the hackathon winners!

Schedule note

orientation

October 18
7:00 PM

when

From

October 19
9:00 AM

To

October 20
4:00 PM

where

Muzeul Olteniei

Craiova, Str. Popa Şapcă, nr. 8

Who can participate in the hackathon?

Coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, students, engineers, entrepreneurs, artists, and problem solvers of all types, everyone enthusiastic about space, this event is for you!

The event is free and open to the public. Participation is limited to a number of 70 participants so make sure to sign up once registration opens.


Gather a team of people with a diverse background, choose your challenge and register. Over 48 hours you work together to develop an innovative solution to your challenge (be it a website, a mobile app, a concept or a hardware prototype).


Your team will present the solution to an audience and a jury that will be announced soon. The best solutions will then compete on a global level!

Register Today

Participants under the age of 13 require adult supervision for the entirety of the hackathon.

Code of Conduct

Mentors

Josef Kalleder

Josef Kalleder

Entrepreneur, Innovation Developer And Jack Of All Trades

Madalina Scarlat

Madalina Scarlat

Climate activist, founder of Climate Strike Romania, Earth lover

Alexandru Petrescu

Alexandru Petrescu

3D Technical Art, Game Developer

Adina Gaciu

Adina Gaciu

Web developer with a passion for doing good deeds.

Gabriel Barbu

Gabriel Barbu

Software Engineer, Microsoft Solutions

Laura Surcel

Laura Surcel

Online programmer, game developer

Mihai Tudorache

Mihai Tudorache

Middleware, gameplay, UI and AI programmer.

Victor Cleja

Victor Cleja

Java Developer, Community Manager code4.ro

Dragos Geornoiu

Dragos Geornoiu

Java Developer

Ancuta Simion

Ancuta Simion

UX, spice and everything nice

Cristina Tudorache

Cristina Tudorache

Head of QA with a passion for science and human interactions.

Radu Mantale

Radu Mantale

Extensive client facing experience with complex technical service offerings.

Jury

Bogdan Goreci

Bogdan Goreci

50% programmer, 50% proud father, 100% geek at Syncrosoft

Victor Ciura

Victor Ciura

Microsoft MVP: Developer Technologies & Principal Engineer at Caphyon

Mirel Cosulschi

Mirel Cosulschi

Associate Professor, Computer Science / University of Craiova

Mihai Gabroveanu

Mihai Gabroveanu

Assistant Professor, Computer Science / University of Craiova

Marius Stancalie

Marius Stancalie

Head of StarStorage Craiova quarter

Core Team

Alin Mechenici

Alin Mechenici

#SpaceApps Lead and Science educator

Ramona Manda

Ramona Manda

Java full stack dev, always learning something new

Roxana Vintila

Roxana Vintila

Human Resources specialist and career counselor

Extended Team

Andreea Constantin
Andreea Constantin
Marin Stefan
Marin Stefan
Cristina von Schnel
Cristina von Schnel
Irina Manole
Irina Manole
Andreea Belu
Andreea Belu
Maria Sandu
Maria Sandu
Augustin Coteanu
Augustin Coteanu
Adrian Tabacioiu
Adrian Tabacioiu
Stefania Elena Calcioiu
Stefania Elena Calcioiu

This event is happening thanks to our

Sponsors

Partners

Museum of Oltenia, Internet Oltenia, ARTI, Society for Computing Technologies, HR Step by Step, EESTEC LC Craiova, Ubisoft, iQuest Group, University of Craiova, Stickero, JCI Craiova, Climate Strike Romania, Flori de Poveste Craiova, Duo Travel, Plus Aqua, Școala Româno-Britanică

Media Partners

Gazeta de Sud, Radio Oltenia Craiova, TVR Craiova, GTV, Radio Sud, 24 Media