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Next Climathon Event 26 October 2018

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

Solve some of the climate challenges put forward by the city of Madrid on air pollution, waste management and light pollution. Come to Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and join

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Join the Climathon in Madrid to work on addressing some of the challenges that a large city like this one faces: air pollution, light pollution and waste management. Together with city officials, software developers, journalists, designers, etc., we will propose ideas on how to address any of these challenges. Experts and mentors will support your team during 24 hours.

Challenges

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you: air pollution, waste management and light pollution

How can we contribute to the design of the waste information platform in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work towards providing an information model that may be used for the development of the Waste Information Platform in Madrid, which is one of the objectives of the city of Madrid under its second Open Government action plan.

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Can we provide better information about light pollution in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work on several activities related to generating a better understanding of light pollution in cities like Madrid, so that we can engage more people into fighting against it.

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Can we provide better visualisations and a better organisation of data about air quality in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work with city officials from Madrid on how to organise and present better the data of the air (and weather) monitoring network that is being deployed in Madrid and will be operational before the end of 2018.

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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 sleep area, as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

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Organizers

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Oscar Corcho

Climathon coordinator

ocorcho@fi.upm.es

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Esteban González

Light pollution challenge coordinator

egonzalez@fi.upm.es

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Virginia de Pablo

Communication coordination

vdepablo@fi.upm.es

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Dácil Isabel Muñoz Porta

Communication manager

contact@stars4all.eu

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Sara Romero

Air quality challenge coordinator

Challenges

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you: air pollution, waste management and light pollution

How can we contribute to the design of the waste information platform in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work towards providing an information model that may be used for the development of the Waste Information Platform in Madrid, which is one of the objectives of the city of Madrid under its second Open Government action plan.

Read more

Can we provide better information about light pollution in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work on several activities related to generating a better understanding of light pollution in cities like Madrid, so that we can engage more people into fighting against it.

Read more

Can we provide better visualisations and a better organisation of data about air quality in Madrid?

In this challenge we will work with city officials from Madrid on how to organise and present better the data of the air (and weather) monitoring network that is being deployed in Madrid and will be operational before the end of 2018.

Read more

24-hour hackathon in Madrid

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

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!

Student

Entrepreneur

Developer

Professional

Other

Policy maker

Schedule of the day

Check out our schedule for the 24-hours

17:00 -17:30

CLIMATHON starts

Registration of participants and warming up

17:30-18:00

What is a CLIMATHON? Which are our challenges?

Initial presentation, plus presentation of the three main challenges

18:00-18:15

Logistics

How to record your activities, Basic infrastructure for all groups

18:15-19:00

Group creation activity

Let's create groups to work on the challenges

19:00-20:00

Groups work sessions begin

Well, we will make a short break first

20:00-21:00

Invited presentations from the City of Madrid (to be confirmed)

Open data (City of Madrid), Climate Network (City of Madrid)

21:00-22:00

Informal dinner

Let's get some food to inspire our work overnight

22:00-24:00

Work sessions continue

0:00-1:00

Campus tour: smart street lamps and light pollution measurement tutorial

We will walk a bit to see how some of the smart street lamp infrastructure in the campus works and how to take measures related to light pollution. BRING WARM CLOTHES!!

1:00-9:00

Work sessions continue

If you feel tired, there will be some space to have a rest. BRING YOUR SLEEPING BAGS

9:00-9:30

Breakfast

9:30-10:00

Presentations of intermediate results of the working groups

Let's see the results of the work that we have been doing overnight

10:00-14:00

Work sessions continue

There will be plenty of coffee around, and a small break at noon

14:00-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:00

Result presentation and next steps

16:00-16:30

Fill in the challenge solution description, and decision on awards

While we decide on awards, you will have to fill in the description of your challenge solution

16:30-17:00

Final conclusions, award ceremony and good-bye (or see you soon)

In the end, everyone home with the feeling of having collaborated

Venue

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos (UPM)

Address

Campus de Montegancedo
28660 - Boadilla del Monte

How to get there

By train: You can take Metro Ligero to the Montepríncipe station, and then walk for 10 minutes down

By bus: Buses number 571 and 573 stop next to our buildings

Download material

Find more Climathon material to download here.

Frequently asked questions

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If you got immediate questions, then please contact one of the organisers

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