Heidelberg - Climathon 2019

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Engage in climate action and join Climathon in Heidelberg!

Join the global Climathon movement and solve the climate challenges in a vibrant atmosphere, where inspirational talks and like-minded people as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

First Climathon in Heidelberg: 25-27 October 2019

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We are looking for different participants to join the Climathon. Sign up for your profile now. Hurry up we only have a limited amount of seats.

Entrepreneur

Student

Professional

Developer

Policy maker

Other

Schedule

Check out our schedule for the pre-Climathon workshop and the 24-hours Climathon event.

25 October 14:00

Pre-Climathon Workshop Welcome

25 October 14:05

Energy Policy, Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Development- Sabine Lachenicht

The presentation will focus on the structures and relevant projects for successful climate protection on the local level.

25 October 14:25

Climate Action & Cities: Towards Sustainable Urban Development - Ulrike Gerhard

How can (scientific) urban geography contribute to sustainable urban development? Transformative urban research is necessary to save the future of our cities.

25 October 14:45

Climate change science and action - Jan-Marcus Nusse

Basic physical foundations of climate change.

25 October 15:15

break

25 October 15:30

How to make a Hackathon successful?! - Raoul Haschke

25 October 15:50

Organizational info about Climathon

25 October 16:00

Climathon participants meet each other, discuss challenges

26 October 10:00

24-hours CLIMATHON Welcome

26 October 10:05

Opening speech and award presentation - Theresia Bauer

26 October 10:10

Challenge presentations

26 October 10:45

participants form teams and start working with coaches and challenge experts

26 October 13:00

lunch

26 October 18:00

dinner

27 October 07:00

breakfast

27 October 08:00

participants prepare presentations of their projects with the help of coaches

27 October 09:00

project presentations

27 October 09:40

jury evaluates projects

27 October 10:00

award ceremony and closing

Prizes

5.000 Euro award for the best projects from Carl Zeiss Foundation 

Carl Zeiss Foundation will grant an award of 5.000 Euro for the best projects developed by the Climathon participants.

Founded in 1889 by the physicist and mathematician Ernst Abbe, the Carl Zeiss Foundation is the oldest private science funding institution in Germany. The Foundation considers itself to be a partner for people engaged in visionary and outstanding academic work in the fields of natural science and engineering.

Coaches, Experts & Jury

The Climathon will be supported by these amazing coaches and experts

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Theresia Bauer

speaker

Minister of Science Research and Arts Baden-Württemberg

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Sabine Lachenicht

speaker, jury

Director of the Office for Environmental Protection, Trade Supervision and Energy of Heidelberg

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Ulrike Gerhard

speaker

Prof. for Urban Geography, Heidelberg University; Director of Realworld Lab Urban Office Heidelberg

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Raoul Haschke

speaker, coach

CEO of Heidelberg Startup Partners e.V. / Startup- and Innovation Manager of Heidelberg University

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Jan-Marcus Nasse

speaker, jury

Environmental physicist, science communicator

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Matthias Stolzenburg

jury

Referent für Förderprogramme, Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung

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Martina Vetrovcova

challenge expert

President & Founder, Momentum Novum; PhD Candidate and Academic Researcher at Heidelberg University

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Adam Rousell

challenge expert, jury

Postdoc researcher at Heidelberg Institute of Geography

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Marius Schmidt

coach

Senior Innovation Consultant bei der Firma SOMMERRUST GmbH

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Hannu Sparwald

coach

Debuty CEO Transfercentre of the University of Education Heidelberg

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Nathalie Sneider

challenge expert, jury

Course and Conference Officer, EMBL Heidelberg

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Assol Rustamova

challenge expert, jury

Sponsorship and Exhibitions Officer, EMBL Heidelberg

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Elisabeth Wintersteller

challenge expert, jury

Course and Conference Office, EMBL Heidelberg

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Christina Reinl

challenge expert, jury

Member of the management board of Ökostadt Rhein-Neckar e.V.

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Karin Arregui

coach

Startup coach, hackathon addict, University of Applied Sciences Mannheim

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Birgit Fien-Schmalzbauer

coach

Innovation Manager & DesignThinking Coach

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Frank Rust

coach

Co-Founder SOMMERRUST

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Ivo Christopher Leist

coach

Investigating Mechanisms in Cancer / Hackathon Junky & Aspiring Founder, BioQuant Heidelberg

Venue

EMBL Operon (pre-Climathon workshop) and ATC (24-hours Climathon)

Address

Meyerhofstraße 1
DE69117 - Heidelberg

How to get there

By bus: Bus 39 to EMBL or MPI Kernphysik, late night: Anruf-Linien-Taxi 0621 1077077, call 30 min in advance

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