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What is the Climathon

๐—–๐—น๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ป is a city-based, global programme that offers a pathway to climate action. An initiative was created a few years ago by EIT Climate-KIC in which small groups of enterprising or action-oriented citizens in different cities think about locally selected climate or sustainability challenges. The goal, then, is to find innovative solutions on how to tackle them concretely.

The global idea is to raise climate awareness, disrupt the status quo, and rethink the places we live in and the future we want as citizens. At the core of the Climathon programme is an ideathon. The ideathon, usually short and intense, brings different people with various backgrounds to brainstorm innovative ideas to tackle problems together.

Climathon Leuven 2021

It is actually the first time for Leuven, the European Capital of Innovation, to participate in global action to tackle climate challenges! The local initiative was taken by Leuven 2030 who recruited แ’ช แฏ แ‘Ž (Leuven Value Network) to co-host the event.

The partners and sponsors for Climathon Leuven are:

  • Prins Filip fonds
  • City of Leuven
  • Leuven MindGate
  • KULeuven Kick
  • UCLL
  • Cronos Leuven
  • Waterleau
  • EASI
  • Materialise
  • Maakleerplek
  • Green Office for KU Leuven

Your Challenges:

  1. How can we use the renewable energy generated in Leuven for the energy supply of buildings and sustainable mobility?
  2. How can we develop a zero-emission city distribution network in Leuven?
  3. How can we make Leuven the greenest city in Europe?
  4. How can we help organisations and companies to map their residual flows from food consumption to boost the circular economy in Leuven?
  5. How can the principles of the circular economy be applied to renovations and new construction projects in Leuven?

For more detailed information about the challenges you can click on this link ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3AY4oFg



17.00: Registration & welcome drink ๐Ÿ‘‹

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜†๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ & ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐Ÿƒ

๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐——๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐Ÿค

21.00: Networking drink ๐Ÿธ

๐Ÿ“ The event will be organized at Maria-Theresia College (Sint-Michielsstraat 6, 3000 Leuven)


09.00: Registration โœ๏ธ & โ€˜How to Brainstormโ€™ workshop (optional) ๐Ÿง 

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐ŸŽฎ

12.00: Lunch ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ and โ€˜How to pitchโ€™ workshop (optional) ๐Ÿ“ˆ

13.00: Hacking continues ๐ŸŽฎ

16:00: Time to define the concrete solution ๐Ÿ’ก

17.00: Pitch preparation and practices ๐Ÿ“ˆ

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐——๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐Ÿ“ˆ

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜โ€™๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐Ÿš€

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต.๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐Ÿ’ฌ

๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ: ๐—”๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜† & ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐Ÿ†

20.30: Networking afterparty ๐Ÿธ

*๐๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ events require attendance.

๐Ÿ“ The event will be organized at KU Leuven University Hall (Naamsestraat 22, 3000 Leuven)

Discord is our community platform and will be the main communication channel before and during the event. If you havenโ€™t already done so, please registerย here ๐Ÿ‘‰https://bit.ly/3wIqgUz.

You can get more information about how to download Discordย here ๐Ÿ‘‰https://bit.ly/3wyQuJ4.

๐Ÿ’ฌ If you have any questions, feel free to ask them on our discord channel.

Date & Time
12 November 2021
Start - 17:00
13 November 2021
End - 19:00 Europe/Brussels

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