THE Port Humanitarian Online Hackathon 2020

Europe/Zurich
Online, moderated from CERN

Online, moderated from CERN

Agnes Reka Jakab (CERN) , Benjamin Krikler (University of Bristol (GB)) , Daniel Dobos , Hans Baechle (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE)) , Ines Knaepper , Karolos Potamianos (University of Oxford)
Description

Organised by THE Port Association, hosted virtually this year at CERN, with partners from other non-governmental organisations, a three-day problem solving workshop hackathon will be devoted to humanitarian, social and public interest topics. Interdisciplinary teams of selected participants will work together in the fields of: communication - transport - health - science - learning  - culture - data.

Preliminary timetable: 
Friday, 2nd October:
Kick-off meeting & hacking

Saturday, 3rd October:
Midterm review & more hacking

Sunday, 4th October:
even more hacking and Closing Ceremony
 

    • 1
      Virtual visit of CERN (optional)
    • 2
      Opening Ceremony

      You can follow the live-stream on YouTube here:
      https://youtu.be/KI0UZ4l4R_s

      • a) Welcome words by THE Port
        Speakers: Karolos Potamianos (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US)) , Dr Lorena Freitas (EPFL)
      • b) Live music with hackathon animations
        Speaker: Agnes Reka Jakab (CERN)
      • c) Opening speech from Sonia Panzani (UN SUN)
        Speaker: Sonia Panzani (UN Scaling Up Nutrition Movement)
      • d) Team pitches

        For each team: 2 minutes pitch + 1 minute

      • e) Practical info and Q&A
        Speakers: Karolos Potamianos (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US)) , Dr Lorena Freitas (EPFL)
    • 3
      Participant mixer on RemotelyGreen
    • 4
      Mid-term reviews
    • 5
      Closing Ceremony

      You can follow the live-stream on YouTube here:
      https://youtu.be/nA6qdSLcoeY