Drone Designathon

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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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Ticket sales close 5pm AEST Tuesday 7 August.

The Drone Designathon is empowering the next generation of makers, designers, entrepreneurs and inventors in Years 7-12 to design a drone for any purpose. This will be part of the World Drone Congress held at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday 9 August from 2pm- 5pm.

The purpose of this workshop is to give students an opportunity to meet those who work in the drone industry and to solve real world problems with the use of drones. There will be drones given to each individual on the winning teams for the best design and the best concept.

During the session students will be grouped into threes to design solutions around themes and topics such as the Environment, Fire and Emergency Services, Social impact just to name a few.

Participating individuals will also receive a certificate of participation which they can use and add onto their resume. There will also be prizes up for grabs including some drones!

The cost of the workshop is $15 (plus booking fee) but if you are experiencing any financial difficulties feel free to reach out to angela@hackathonsaustralia.com

This is a SheFlies initiative, sponsored by Facebook and will be run by Hackathons Australia.

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FAQs

What is a designathon? This is a workshop where we identify a problem and design a potential solution for the problem.

What should I bring? Your brilliant ideas!

What's the agenda? We'll be going through problem topics, form teams, and come up with use cases for drones. At 4pm we'll be running through presentations for all the groups and announce the winners by 5pm.

Who can come? Anyone who is at school from years 7-12.

What if I don't have a team or know anyone else going? The beauty of this workshop is the ability to meet new people and work with them. This is a great networking and learning opportunity.

How many people from a school can come? As many as you want! However we would recommend sending a maximum of 10 students per school.


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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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