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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Next Climathon Event 26 & 27 October 2018

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Together we can make Gran Canaria and the world a better place to live! 

Solve the climate challenge put forward by our cities about the future of zero emissions. 

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Join the Climathon in Gran Canaria to connect with city officials and partners to bring about a shared vision for a healthier cities. Turn this vision into a reality by working together with developers, entrepreneurs, or students to find innovative city solutions and win support. Come with an existing idea or simply work on a new solution with an inspiring team. Experts will support your team during the 24 hours in finding the best solutions to the challenges.

Challenges

Help to find solutions to some of our challenges OR Help to find solutions to our challenge for zero-emissions.

Can you help us find solutions to some of our challenges for zero-emissions?

We want to get better in our air quality, and the objective is zero emissions in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. What do you want to do for this?

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Check out what happens at this Climathon!

Come and solve the climate challenges in a cosmopolitan city within an amazing island, vibrant atmosphere, where like-minded  people like you as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

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Our stories

#Climathon #ClimathonLas Palmas de Gran Canaria

Our Partners

Organizers

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Cabildo de Gran Canaria

Local organization

climathon.grancanaria@gmail.com

Challenges

Help to find solutions to some of our challenges OR Help to find solutions to our challenge for zero-emissions.

Can you help us find solutions to some of our challenges for zero-emissions?

We want to get better in our air quality, and the objective is zero emissions in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. What do you want to do for this?

Read more

24-hour hackathon in Gran Canaria

Come and solve the climate challenges in a vibrant atmosphere, where energising food & drinks, inspirational workshops and talks, like-minded people, a chill-out and sleep area, as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

Next Climathon Event 26 & 27 October 2018

What's in it for me?

• Taking meaningful climate action in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

• Turning a climate solution into a business—and get support

• Meeting like-minded people and become part of the Climathon movement

• Sharing climate opinions and solutions with a global audience

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Enjoying a more prosperous, climate-resilient future and zero emissions.

Engaging local governments, entrepreneurs, students, developers and innovators on climate action.

Empowering and showcasing local climate action across the globe.

Engaging with new global partners through EIT Climate-KIC.

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A connected front on climate action!

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Join us!

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

Other

Schedule of the day

Check out our schedule for the 24-hours

08:30 h.

Welcome to Climathon Gran Canaria!

Welcome and registration of participants.

09:00 h.

Welcome and speech by local governments.

09:30 h.

Challenges.

Introduction to the challenges.

10:30 h.

Teams.

Forming teams.

11:00 h.

Teams deadline.

Team registration deadline.

12:00 h.

Inspiring workshop.

Speaker to confirm.

13:00 h.

Inspiring workshop.

Speaker to confirm.

14:00 h.

Lunch time. Enjoy it!

17:00 h.

Inspiring workshop.

Speaker to confirm.

18:00 h.

Inspiring workshop.

Speaker to confirm.

21:30 h.

Dinner time. Enjoy it!

07:00 h. - 27/10/2018

Energising time! Activity to recharge batteries.

08:00 h. - 27/10/2018

Breakfast. Enjoy it!

12:00 h. - 27/10/2018

Test our stage.

Make a test with your presentation files on the official compute

16:00 h. - 27/10/2018

Work deadline.

Deliver your work to our staff team, so we can show it to the jury if it's necessary.

16:30 h. - 27/10/2018

Solutions presentation show.

Show the jury all your progress.

18:00 h. - 27/10/2018

Group photo.

18:45h. - 27/10/2018

Awards ceremony and ending.

Know all the local winners, and... See you in the next edition!

Prizes

Win support for your Climathon solution.

FIRST PRIZE: € 1000 + Advice from the SPEGC Business Support Service to undertake innovation projects. Advice from the Industrial and Intellectual Property Office (OPII) of the University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, for industrial protection of the proposed solution. It will be proposed by the Telefónica Chair ULPGC to be part of open innovation programs of Telefónica, such as Open Future, or Think Big of Fundación Telefónica. Single annual bonus for «syticleta» local service for all team members (maximum of 5).

SECOND PRIZE: € 600 + Advice from the SPEGC Business Support Service to undertake innovation projects. It will be proposed by the Telefónica Chair ULPGC to be part of open innovation programs of Telefónica, such as Open Future, or Think Big of Fundación Telefónica. Single annual bonus for «syticleta» local service for all team members (maximum of 5).

THIRD PRIZE: € 400 + Advice from the SPEGC Business Support Service to undertake innovation projects. It will be proposed by the Telefónica Chair ULPGC to be part of open innovation programs of Telefónica, such as Open Future, or Think Big of Fundación Telefónica.


And new upcoming team and individual prizes!!

 

Coaches, Mentors, Experts & Jury 

The Climathon will be supported by these amazing experts

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Mr. Raúl García Brink

Economic Development, Energy and R&D Counselor of Cabildo de Gran Canaria.

JURY

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Mr. José Pablo Suárez Rivero

Vice-rector for Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer. University of Las Palmas G.C.

JURY

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José L. Muñoz-Bonet

Director EIT Climate KIC Spain

JURY

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Mr. Heriberto Dávila Ojeda

General Director for Mobility of the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

JURY

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Ms. María del Pilar Álvarez León

Councilor of the Sustainability Area of the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Sustainabilit

JURY

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Ms. Virginia Ávila García

Director of Fundación Dinosol

JURY

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Mr. Carlos Díaz Santamaría

Head of the Project Analysis Department of Sociedad de Promoción Económica de Gran Canaria (SPEGC)

JURY

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Ms. Ofelia Salcedo Santana

Director of Innovation Projects for the Sustainable Development Goals in Centro UNESCO Gran Canaria

JURY

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Ezequiel Navío Vasseur

Naturalist and Environmental Consultant

JURY

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Ms. Lidia Ester Segura Acosta

Manager of the Local Energy Management Agency of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

JURY

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Pablo Fernández Moniz

Geographic Information Systems Analyst and environment science.

MENTOR

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NAYRA QUESADA

Tech Manager

MENTOR

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FER TORRES

User Experience Developer

MENTOR

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Santiago Hernández Socorro

Ambientologist; Specialist in Carbon Footprint.

MENTOR

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Bea Alemán Burgmayer

Communication consultancy

MENTOR

Venue

Campus Obelisco ULPGC (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Address

Calle de Pérez del Toro, 1
35003 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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