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Registration for this event is via the Space Apps website.

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 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.

Provisional Event Schedule

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

18:00 Dinner break

20:00 More developing

Sunday 13 April

10:00 Logistics briefing and 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

Please note that filming and photography may take place at this event.