We are proud to be bringing the AquaHacking Challenge to British Columbia for the first time!

Young tech entrepreneurs from across the province will be engaged to create innovative solutions to some of B.C.’s leading water issues.


Timeline

The AquaHacking Challenge in British Columbia will Kick-off in October 2019 and run through to the Final in June 2020.


2020 CHALLENGE British Columbia

ON-CAMPUS INFO-SESSIONS

On-campus INFO-SESSIONS will take place on campuses across BC in October:

October 3rd: Okanagan College, Room C158 10:00AM

3rd Week of October: UBC Vancouver and Simon Fraser University

4rd  Week of October: UBC Okanagan and Thompson Rivers University

Weekly webinars will begin on the third week of October

 

Check back here for more dates & locations.

MORE INFORMATION 

Contact us at Carolina.restrepo@obwb.ca

Advisory Committee Members

Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director, Okanagan Basin Water Board

Denise Neilsen, Director – Okanagan Water Stewardship Council

Dave Teasdale, Professor – Okanagan College

Andrew Greer, CoFounder & Community Catalyst – PURPPL Accelerator

David Saltman, Founder – Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council

Rehan Sadiq, Dean and Professor – School of Engineering University of British Columbia Okanagan

Kariann Aarup, Partnerships and Program Development – AquaHacking

Corie Griffiths, Director – Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

Jeremy Clowes, Principal – Water and Waste Water Engineer Urban Systems

Don Dobson, Principal – Dobson Engineering

Rod MacLean, Manager – Utility Planning City of Kelowna

Okanagan Nation Alliance – member to be confirmed

Matthew Woods, Manager – Cleantech Planning and Innovation Branch Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology Province of British Columbia

Tarik Dessouki, Director – Environmental and Climate Monitory Section B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Staff

James Littley,  AquaHacking B.C. Project Manager – Okanagan Basin Water Board

Carolina Restrepo Tamayo, AquaHacking B.C. Coordinator – Okanagan Basin Water Board

 

Founders, Supporters and other Funding Partners

Academic Partners