Day  1 – 19th September 2019

8:30Registrations and breakfast – Pastries & coffee at the Library Cafe
9:10Kick off:
– Welcome (Grant Bourhill, Space Park Leicester)
– The Copernicus Programme (TBC, European Commission)
– Challenging sustainable development (Maria Touri, University of Leicester)
9:45Introducing project proposals
10:15Teamwork: Understanding the problem, proposing solutions
and identifying a minimum viable product
12:15Pitches by each team about their proposed solutions
13:45Lunch break at the Library Cafe
– Soap box talk: Sirio Modugno (World Food Programme, United Nations)
14:30Teamwork: Start of coding for the proposals
18:00Dinner break at the Library Cafe
19:30End of first day and remote work through the night

Day 2 – 20th September 2019

8:30Breakfast – Pastries & coffee at the Library Cafe
– Five-minute progress report by each team
– Report any technical needs (expertise, equipment)
09:45Teamwork: Coding, design and modelling
13:30Lunch break at the Library Cafe
– Soap box talk: Andy Bennett (Knowledge Transfer Network, Innovate UK)
14:00Teamwork: Coding, design and modelling
16:30Minimum viable products and projects pitches
16:45Assessment of projects by Judging Panel
17:00Announcement of winning team, prize and follow-on activity
17:30End of the Copernicus Hackathon