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Early (And 100% Free) registration for the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge in Huntsville, AL is now available.
The NASA Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. 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... NASA is leading this global collaboration along with a number of government collaborators and over 100 local organizing teams across the globe.
Urban Engine is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fueling sustainable ideas with hyper-local impact across the industries of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) across the region. Urban Engine proactively nurtures communities of creatives, makers, doers, engineers, and influencers for the purpose of sustainable socio-economic growth in small and large cities where innovation is brewing.
The 2018 Space Apps Huntsville Challenge is an opportunity to engage Alabama’s thriving college and professional startup community to take on critical Earth Science challenges faced in space exploration and human life. This event innovation challenges by using creative business strategy, software development and technology solutions.
Get your spacesuits ready for liftoff, this is going to be wild!
Urban Engine has partnered with Intuitive Research, Huntsville STEAMWorks, and AIAA to develop technical challenges for students and professionals as competition participants. There will be prizes, CoWorking Night Space-themed workshops, on-site facility field trip visit, and an opportunity to engage with NASA leadership mentors and subject matter experts.
All Huntsvillians and Alabamians are welcome to join the fun for this Space Apps challenge. Regardless of background, anyone from the world is able to participate and represent an innovative idea to further the exploration of space and humankind. Register as a professional, student, sponsor, or attendee for this event on the Official Web Site below.
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Urban Engine presents 32/10 Speaker Series - Alicia Ryan, Founder of LSINC Corporation.
Join us the evening of Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 5:30pm, at Huntsville West.
Urban Engine is honored to be able to host a fireside chat with Alicia Ryan, founder/CEO of LSINC Corporation. Alicia will share the founding story of LSINC based on her ability to bridge business strategy with technical capabilities.
Key takeaways from Alicia's story will include:
How to bridge the communication gap between Business professionals and Technical professionals who often don’t speak each other’s language. Delivery of a successful product or service requires both.
A few examples of technology products in Huntsville that failed, and why they failed.
How and why technologists can identify a business-savvy partner/co-founder who can determine whether there’s a market willing to buy the tech product
5:30 PM: Networking
6:00 PM: Fireside chat style interview of Alicia
6:45 PM: Q&A
7:00 PM: Dismissal to CoWorking Night Huntsville, networking
The MBUSI Innovation Challenge is a national innovation competition presented in partnership by Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Urban Engine, The University of Alabama and Startup Autobahn that affords technology companies the opportunity to present their capabilities for a chance to work with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI).
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship defines social entrepreneurship as applying practical, innovative and sustainable approaches to benefit society in general, with an emphasis on those who are marginalized and poor. It is this approach that sets the social entrepreneur apart from the rest of the crowd of well-meaning people and organizations who dedicate their lives to social improvement.