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Take a deep dive into each of the Space Apps Challenges with in-depth interviews with subject matter experts on each topic.

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You can also listen to our chats with city organizers and feature interviews from the central team in the countdown to the event. And don’t forget, we’ll be bringing you regular ’round the world’ event updates throughout the course of the Challenge weekend.


Open Hardware with Jon RogersJon is a lecturer at the University of Dundee in
Scotland specialising in neural networks and how
visual perception can be used as a tool within arts
and design practices.
Data Visualization with Jeffrey HayesJeffrey is from Heliophysics Division in NASA’s
Science Mission Directorate. He helped to develop
a number of the data visualization challenges for
Space Apps and is an enthusiast about the
visualization of science data.
Software with CJ HendrixWe connect the Haiti crisis, emergency data and a
NASA astronaut. CJ is the Information Management
Officer for the UN’s Office of Coordination of
Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Geneva, and here
presents a compelling snapshot of a software
challenge to be run from the Lausanne event.
Citizen Science with Rob SimpsonRob is a postdoctoral researcher in citizen science
at Zooniverse in Oxford, involving both research
using the data that comes from the various Zoos,
and the development of existing and new projects.

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