On April 1, 2017, Association Noosphere hosted the first event for designers under the umbrella of Dribbble – a global community of designers and web-developers. More than 150 participants joined the event. They represented not only Dnipro, but also the cities of Kyiv, Odessa, Vinnytsia, Lviv, Cherkassy and Tel Aviv.
April 22 marked the finals of the third exciting engineering competition, Vernadsky Challenge 2017. After the prize fund was doubled to 2 million UAH in 2016, competition for the Vernadsky Challenge stiffened in 2017. This year’s competition finals were momentous for everyone involved as the legendary Mythbuster, Jamie Hyneman, attended the event.
Noosphere recently hosted AI Rush for the second time. The conference for data scientists was held in Dnipro on February 18, 2017. The event brought together 250 participants, among them were analysts, mathematicians, developers who are deeply involved AI and Data Science. Michal Kosinski, a leading psychologist and data scientist, presented for the first time in Ukraine.
With New Years right around the corner and everyone enjoying the holiday spirit, it is a great time to take stock of 2016. What made this year so special to Noosphere? Quite a lot, actually! Let’s take quick look back and remember all the milestones we passed together this year.
On September 23, the Noosphere Engineering School was pleased to have Leonid Kuchma, the second President of Ukraine, attend the opening ceremony of the Space Lab.
On September 24, Copter Race 2016 was held in Dnipro. This formula 1 race for aerial drones was the fourth battle of its kind organized by Noosphere Engineering School. The first time the event was held was in 2015 – Copter Race 2015, then as part of BestRoboFest 2016 and finally at the World Championships for Space Models 2016