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Twitter, Working Overnight & Judges


We’re on twitter! Follow @2019FireHack for regular updates on the venue, challenges and top tips.

Working Overnight/Outside of the Event

For those wanting to work outside of the event, the Mountbatten Library, located next door, will be available 24 hours a day.

The Venue



Three judges are now confirmed as:

  • Tim Murrell a group manager with the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service will be there to give an insight into firefighting and how drones help him and his team currently combat fires and how he foresees them helping in the future.
  • Lieutenant Commander Peter Whitehead is the commanding officer at 700X Naval Air Squadron (the Royal Navy's only squadron of unmanned aircraft) and will be giving us a user perspective on how to fly multiple drones in challenging environments.
  • Dr Stephen Prior is a Reader in Unmanned Air Vehicles at the University of Southampton and will be sharing his immense experience and knowledge of drones.
  • More judges to be announced!

Limited Tickets are Available

We have now given away 70% of the tickets. You will need a ticket to attend the hackathon, so register now if you haven’t at Eventbrite