Green Tech Copernicus hackathon in Liepaja!
The Green Tech Copernicus Hackathon is a 48 hour challenge where you not only gain new skills and knowledge but also make new friends and meet awesome mentors. Together with your teammates and mentor support, you will be able to find a best solution to solve one of our challenges or even develop your own innovative solution, which will be presented to the jury at the end of the event. There is only one rule you need to use Copernicus satellite data. Green Tech Copernicus Hackathon is a perfect place where you can test out your crazy ideas!
If you are at least 18 years old enthusiastic student and you have marketing, programming, graphic design, data processing, business, project management or other relevant skills then we are waiting for you!
You still have doubts?
If you still have doubts about whether this hackathon is for you, we can reassure you –
NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT COPERNICUS SATELLITE DATA IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HACKATHON. WE WILL TEACH YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!
During the hackathon you will receive the support and friendly advice of our experienced mentors.
We will provide you with access to Copernicus data, as well as space and infrastructure to create innovative solutions, but we expect you to take your laptop, phone, all the chargers you need so that your work process does not stop.
Here, in Coworking Liepaja premises, we will provide you with a place to relax and gather your thoughts, but take your sleeping bag, pillow and shower accessories with you.
Together we will create a unique atmosphere for a creative work process!
Challenges of the hackathon
How to prepare for the hackathon?
Even if you have no experience with Copernicus data at the moment, you will be fully prepared for the hackathon by participating in our webinars, where our experts will show you where, how and what data you can get and use during the hackathon.
Moderators un mentors
Researcher and lecturer at Ventspils University
IT Specialist and Advisor on Education and Development
Online education platform udacity program manager
16:30 Check-in and networking
17:00 Welcome speech and introduction
17:30 Workshop: Copernicus satellite data
18:00 Ideas pitches (presentations)
20:00 Team building and idea picking
21:30 Teamwork begins
22:00 Mentoring sessions
09:00 Participant checkpoint No. 1
10:00 Mentoring sessions
14:00 Workshop: How to prepare successful, final presentation
17:00 Participant checkpoint No. 2
19:00 Mentoring session
09:00 Participant checkpoint No. 3
10:30 Mentoring session
13:00 Last preparation works
15:00 Final event and award ceremony
Got questions? We have the answers!
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