ANSTO, in partnership with the Renal Disease Prevention Unit in the Sri Lankan Department of Health and Indigenous Medical Services, are pleased to announce the Clean Water Hackathon 2.0 will take place at Colombo Innovation Tower from 13-15 February, 2020.
This Hackathon builds upon the inaugural Clean Water Hackathon, which was held in Sydney in July, 2018. For the Clean Water Hackathon 2.0, we are looking for enthusiastic undergraduate and postgraduate students from engineering and associated disciplines.
What is a Hackathon? It’s an innovative design competition. Across three days, students will work in small teams to develop solutions to treat waste runoff from reverse osmosis water treatment plants.
The Hackathon arises from ANSTO’s continued commitment to investigate Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause (CKDu), a serious public health issue in the north-east of Sri Lanka.
Over the three days of the Clean Water Hackathon, participants will:
LOCATION: Colombo Innovation Tower, No. 477 R. A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 00400.
COST: Free – there is no charge to participate and catering will be provided. Some travel support will be available for students travelling from other parts of the country. Contact Katrina Van De Ven ([email protected]) for information.
REGISTER VIA: Indico (https://events01.synchrotron.org.au/)
Registrations close Friday 7 February, 2020. Contact Katrina ([email protected]) if you have any questions/ issues.
ANSTO would like to acknowledge the support of funding partner, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.