The local SpaceApps Challenge in Haïti is hosted by the Ecole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH) in coordination with the Civil Innovation Lab with the special participation of students from Catts Pressoir college school.
Civil Innovation Lab is proud to coordinate the local NASA International SpaceApps Challenge in Haïti, hosted by the Ecole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH) and with the special participation of students from Catts Pressoir college school.
Teams from CIV's Relief 2.0, Socinfo, Educar and CiudadesVirtuales initiatives will be joining the SpaceApps Challenge in Haïti, both remotely through virtual participation and at ESIH.
We invite anyone interested to join us as we work on 11 projects throughout the weekend in English, Haitian Creole, French and Spanish.
You can collaborate remotely via Skype, Facebook, Twitter, e-mail or whatever is easier for you, register and join our projects at SpaceApps.com or contact us for more details.
An interactive visual timeline and database of current events and pictures of earth from space associated with them. Each entry includes pictures, historic and current events, geolocation and topics to facilitate searching, browsing and visualization. Its development will be coordinated by the Educar.org team at Ecole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH) in Port-au-Prince.
- This project addresses the The Blue Marble challenge.
A collaborative history of the Universe, the world and mankind in Twitter posts by its main characters, observers or narrators. Each tweet contains a link to a bigger post with geolocation, chronological information as well as pictures, videos and additional information. It will be coordinated by high school students of Collège Catts Pressoir at the Ecole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH) in Port-au-Prince with the supervision of educators from the Educar.org team.
- This project addresses the We Love Data challenge.
The Ecole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH) is an internationally accredited higher education institution offering quality programs in computer science, entrepreneurship and business management to Haitian youth. The University is conveniently located on top of a hill in the center of Port-au-Prince for easy access and good bandwidth from multiple internet providers, as well as a clear view of both the skies, the city below and the Sea!
Among ESIH's tech facilities you will find a Virtual Reality Lab, a Cisco Lab, a Mac Lab, a Microsoft Lab as well as a video editing center and team. But ESIH's biggest assets are its students, a group of motivated young individuals eager to innovate and share, supported by a proactive management team in tune with global trends and committed to push Haiti into the global scene with a positive, value-adding presence.
About Civil Innovation Lab (CIV)
Civil Innovation Lab is the collaborative framework home of a number of social technology, education, cultural and entrepreneurship initiatives deployed in Latin America, USA and Asia since 1996.
Projects Nominated for Global JudgingTwistoric
Projects Receiving Local AwardsBest Coding and Development - PicStoria
Most Creative - Twistoric
LocationEcole Supérieure d'Infotronique d'HaïtiMap it29, deuxième ruelle Nazon
The following projects were worked on at Space Apps Challenge Port-au-Prince: