VIC Bushfire Recovery Solutions Hackathon

VIC Bushfire Recovery Solutions Hackathon
**This event will be delayed due to our concerns around having a group of people together in one space for 8 hours in light of the coronavirus risks. ** We are looking for the water sectors knowledge, skills and passion for water! This event is an 8-hour initiative to mobilise the collective intellectual capacity of professionals across the Victorian water industry to make a meaningful contribution to the crisis facing our state, and its pending recovery.

 

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED - DELAYED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Noon - 8pm

Jacobs, Melbourne CBD

AWA Members $44
Non-members $77
Students $33

 

Fee includes participation in the Hackathon - all catering and an opportunity to contribute to workable solutions!

On the day, teams will tackle a number of problem statements through the format of a hackathon competition. The statements are being developed in consultation with the local water authorities, CMAs, local government, DELWP, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander groups as well as other industry associations, to ensure that we are focused on real problems that are important to those most affected. 


Format of the day:

12 noon 
Kick off session over lunch, during which there will be short pitches to promote the challenges to enable participants to select a challenge they feel most aligned with.

1pm
We then break up into small working teams to develop practical solutions to current challenges faced.

1-5pm
Workshops including afternoon tea

5-6pm
Pitches of solutions to decide winners

6-8pm
Networking & refreshments

 

AWA Victorian Branch are also hoping to attract sponsor dollars towards the initial development & implementation of the winning solutions. If this is of interest, please email vicbranch@awa.asn.au 

 

We are looking for the water sectors knowledge, skills and passion for water!

To come up with the most practical and effective solutions, we are looking for a diverse range of professionals… engineers, accountants, scientists, marketers, and anyone else keen to make a contribution.

 


When:
Not specified - 23/04/2020 8:00 PM

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