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A global movement to make Lausanne a more sustainable place to live

A 24-hour hackathon to build a sustainable vision for the city of Lausanne, solve climate challenges and find innovative solutions.

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Joining the Lausanne Climathon is getting in touch with city officials and partners to bring about a shared vision for a more sustainable city. It's about turning that 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 and mentors will support your team during the 24 hours in finding the best solutions to the challenges.

Challenges

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

How to reduce the impacts of products transportation inside the city and among the inhabitants?

Urban logistics are gaining importance as more and more people live in towns and cities, and because they are increasingly placing orders on the internet. Innovative solutions must make it possible to efficiently organize logistics in urban areas.

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How to make the transition to electric mobility collaborative and shared ?

A transition to electric mobility seems inevitable and desirable. That being said, simply replacing the petrol / diesel engine with an electric motor will not be enough to meet energy and climate challenges.

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How to limit the environmental impacts of researchers' mobility and business travel ?

The University of Lausanne has included in its plan of intention the will to be a pioneering institution on sustainability, notably by promoting the research and teaching of this problem, but also by developing a model management of the campus and the environment.

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How to limit the flow of commuters on the A1 motorway between Lausanne and Geneva

The A1 motorway between Lausanne and Geneva is one of the busiest highways in Switzerland and this creates not only economic costs but also frustration among commuters and a high environmental pollution rate.

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Check out what happens at this Climathon

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

Read more about the event

Our Partners

Organizers

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eqlosion

Organiser

info@eqlosion.ch

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Impact Hub Lausanne

Organiser

lausanne@impacthub.ch

Challenges

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

How to reduce the impacts of products transportation inside the city and among the inhabitants?

Urban logistics are gaining importance as more and more people live in towns and cities, and because they are increasingly placing orders on the internet. Innovative solutions must make it possible to efficiently organize logistics in urban areas.

Read more

How to make the transition to electric mobility collaborative and shared ?

A transition to electric mobility seems inevitable and desirable. That being said, simply replacing the petrol / diesel engine with an electric motor will not be enough to meet energy and climate challenges.

Read more

How to limit the environmental impacts of researchers' mobility and business travel ?

The University of Lausanne has included in its plan of intention the will to be a pioneering institution on sustainability, notably by promoting the research and teaching of this problem, but also by developing a model management of the campus and the environment.

Read more

How to limit the flow of commuters on the A1 motorway between Lausanne and Geneva

The A1 motorway between Lausanne and Geneva is one of the busiest highways in Switzerland and this creates not only economic costs but also frustration among commuters and a high environmental pollution rate.

Read more

24-hour hackathon in Lausanne

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 October 2018

What's in it for me?

- Taking meaningful climate action in your city

- 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

- Enjoying a more prosperous, climate-resilient future

- Engaging local 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

A connected front on climate action !

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

Professional

Developer

Policy maker

Other

Schedule of the day

Check out our schedule for the 24-hours

FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER - 12:30

Registration

13:30

Welcome speech

14:00

Start of the Climathon

Working time for teams

17:00-19:00

Working time for teams with mobility experts available

19:00

Dinner

20:00 -20:10

Live broadcast (yet to be defined)

21:00-22:00

Workshops (yet to be defined)

22:00-23:30

Working time for teams

23:30

Yoga session (Krista)

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER - 03:00

Late night vitamin booster

07:30

Sunrise Walk

08:00

Breakfast

09:00-11:00

Working time for teams with experts available

12:00

Lunch

13:00-14:00

Working time for teams

14:30

Presentation to the jury and selection of one idea by challenge

15:00

"Festival of ideas" & Aperitif

16:00

End of the event

Pre-Climathon Conference for registered participants on Monday, October 15, 2018

During this conference teams will meet, exchange with mobility experts and learn more about the challenges and ideas for solutions. It will also be the opportunity to provide you with additional information about the event.

Prizes

Win support for your Climathon solution

Coaching, acceleration and continued support 

Several teams will get access to coaching to accelerate their idea and/or further develop it. 

 

 

Experts

Experts for each challenge for the participants and the jury team are presented here.

Marc Atallah

Directeur de la Maison d'Ailleurs et Maître d'enseignement et de recherche à l'UNIL

Inspirational Speaker

Olivier Perroud

Innobridge, Sustainable and electric mobility consultant

Expert, Mobility

Sara El Kabiri

Etat de Vaud - Manager of forcasts and prospective strategies

Expert, Mobility

Raoul Payot

Vélocité, Management - Marketing - Dispatcher - Courier

Expert, Mobility

Asesh Bhaumick

Swisscom, Business developer

Expert, big data

Giorgio Giovannini

Mobilidée, Partner - General Manager

Expert, Mobility

Jacques Gobet

Youpag.com, Management & Business Developement

Expert, Mobility

Axel Pasqualini

Apptitude, CEO - Founder

Expert, Application web

Anne Mandron

eqlosion, Business Manager

Expert, strategy and entrepreneurship

Denis Bochatay

Quantis, Senior Sustainability Consultant

Expert, life cycle assesment

Camille Bossel

One Roof Agency

Expert, Design - marketing - communication

Gavrilo Bozovic

Expert, B2B business development

Govinda Upadhyay

Expert, Leadership, Sales, Social Entrepreneurship & Liberated Companies

Mahmoud Sohrabi

Expert, Programming

Harri Toivonene

Expert, Human Centered Design, Value Proposition & Business Model, Legal Structure / IP

Silke

Expert, Fundraising strategy, Impact Measurement

Sascha Nick

Expert, SDG framework, Replicability in other places to grow your impact exponentially

Amir Rijavec

Startup creation and team management

Expert

Vincenzo Pallotta

Marketing and Business Development

Expert

Giovanni Sgobar

Human Centered Design

Expert

Venue

UNIL - Geopolis

Address

Quartier Mouline
1015 - Lauanne

Our Partners

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