Space Apps Dhaka was held on April 29th & 30th. Thank you to the 551 people who joined the International Space Apps Challenge at this location. The local results, including the work of 29 teams, can be found below!
Thanks Dhaka!

Local People's Choice Winner

The people have spoken! This is the project that captured our hearts.

For the third time Bangladesh is going to be part of the NASA Space Apps Challenge. This global event is going to be organized by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) as the host organizer for the event in Bangladesh. The event is supported by BASIS Students’ Forum, Bangladesh Innovation Forum & CloudCamp Bangladesh.

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is going to be organized from April 29th - 30th, 2017; simultaneously all over the world. Bangladesh will take part in it with the expectation of hundreds of teams solving different challenges from various major themes, as set by NASA. For details of the Space Apps Challenge please visit : https://2017.spaceappschallenge.org/ .

This is a prominent event and the top teams will qualify for a final global event to be held in New York. It will be an opportunity for you to showcase your work and ability to the world. We are very hopeful that great innovative ideas will come out through the Bangladesh segment of the NASA Space Apps Challenge. We strongly believe that a team from your university can provide innovative and revolutionary solutions to the challenges and help the world to address them from a better perspective.

To register for the NASA Space Apps Challenge, each of the members from the team from your university should register in the following link: http://bit.ly/NASABD17

Also, You can visit the official Facebook page of the BASIS Students' Forum (https://www.facebook.com/BASISStudentsForum) or Space Apps Bangladesh (https://www.facebook.com/sapceappsbd) for any information regarding the NASA Space Apps Challenge.

Tentative Time Schedule of Closing & Award Giving Ceremony:



Part I


Guest Arrival starts

04:30 PM

Speech by Chief Scientist of NASA

05:00 PM

Inauguration speech by Mr. Riyad S A Hussain, Joint Convener, NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017

05:15 PM

Speech by Mr. Ariful Hasan Opu, Joint Convener, NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017

05:25 PM

Speech by Vice Chancellor of IUB

05:40 PM

Speech by Chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB

05:50 PM

Speech by Special Guest

06:00 PM

Speech by Chief Guest

06:15 PM

Part II


Crest Handover to Guest & Partner

06:30 PM

Crest Handover to Judges and Mentor

06:40 PM

Crest Handover to Winner

06:50 PM

Closing speech by President, BASIS

07:00 PM

Group Picture

07:10 PM


Sunday, April 30th
  1. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  2. Breakfast Break

  3. Logistics Briefing & Updates

  4. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  5. Final round by mentors and finishing touches

  6. Submission Deadline

  7. Judges Collaboration

  8. Lunch Break

  9. Top Performer Presentation

  10. Judges Final Voting

  11. Closing Program & Awards Distribution

Saturday, April 29th
  1. Registration & Setup

  2. Introduction & Welcome

  3. Schedule & Logistics Announcement

  4. Official Opening of the Hack-a-Thon (Development Begins)

  5. Subject Matter Expert Briefing

  6. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  7. Tea Break

  8. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  9. Lunch Break

  10. Mentor's Lightning Talk (2 Mins Each)

  11. Progress Check / Mentor Round

  12. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  13. Dinner Break

  14. Hack-a-Thon Continues

  15. Progress Check / Mentor Round

  16. Tea Break


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.