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Demonstrating Digital Skills: Cahul Hacks for Sustainable Goods

Over the course of 24 hours (12 hours each on two consecutive days), the teams will enhance their digital skills by working on creating projects, applications, websites, or other relevant solutions. Throughout the event, mentors will be available to guide and support the teams. At the end of the hackathon, the teams will present their ideas to a panel of judges, and the most promising ones will be recognised and awarded.

The location of the onsite event is Cahul town, 1 Independentei Street, 3909

Questions?
rnegru@startupcitycahul.md
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Who can join?
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Education professionals
Digital education enthusiasts
Specific conditions to apply

Participants must be aged 15 or older to take part in the hackathon. All projects developed during the hackathon must align with the theme of "Tech solutions for the environment" to address environmental challenges, and demonstrate individual and team competencies with digital skills. Teams are required to present their project ideas to a panel of judges at the conclusion of the hackathon. Participants should be committed to dedicating 24 hours over two days to develop their projects and actively contribute to the initiative's goals.The final requirement is that projects should have a clear potential for tangible, positive impact on the local community or the environment in the southern Moldova region.

11 - 12 NOV 2023
Register by 08 NOV
Onsite

Cahul - Moldova (the Republic of)

Category:
Individual Competences

Challenge and goals

Goals:

  • Develop skills in tech and problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate and build upon digital skills.
  • Foster innovation among youth in southern Moldova.

  • Raise awareness of environmental issues.

  • Promote community engagement.

Outcomes:

  • Enhanced technical and creative skills.
  • Innovative solutions to environmental challenges.

  • Increased environmental awareness.

  • Tangible community impact through projects.

 

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants

Expectations: We expect that participants will actively develop and refine their technological and problem-solving abilities, ultimately channeling their newfound skills into projects with real, tangible benefits for their community environment. 

Requirements: To participate, individuals must be at least 15 years old and form teams to work collaboratively on projects centred around the theme of "Tech solutions for the environment." Engaging with mentors and presenting their ideas to a panel of judges are essential aspects of the hackathon. Commitment to dedicating 24 hours over two days to project development is required, with the condition that the projects should exhibit clear potential for delivering positive, community-focused impacts.

 

Available Support

Participants in the initiative will have access to a comprehensive support system aimed at fostering their success. High-skilled mentors will play a pivotal role in guiding and mentoring the teams, offering their wealth of expertise and knowledge to refine projects and provide insights. In addition, participants will have access to computers and the Internet, ensuring they have the necessary tools and resources to bring their ideas to life. 

 

Schedule

  • November 11th, 2023 09:00 - 09.30

    Open Registration. Welcome Coffee

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  • 09:30-09:45

    Welcome Session
    Welcome Session: 1. Negru Rodica – Deputy Project Director, EU4Moldova: Startup City Cahul 2. Mocanu Nicolae – Administrator of Inotek Foundation Introducing the Agenda of the Day DigiEduHack 2023
  • 09:45-10:00

    Icebreaking Warmup Session

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  • 10:00-10:40

    Workshop no. 1: Tech Solutions for Green Future
    Speaker: Petru Anton, Green Solutions Expert
  • 10:40-11:20

    Workshop no. 2: Clean Water for a Sustainable Future
    Speaker: Iurie Rumeus, PhD, Associate Professor
  • 11:35-12:30

    Workshop no. 3: Web Development
    Speakers: Oleg Carchelan, Web Development Expert Petru Terzi, Graphic Designer
  • 12:30-13:00

    Workshop no. 4: Harnessing Video Storytelling for Green Solutions Awareness
    Speaker: Valerica Zidu, Teacher in Tekwill in Every School programme
  • 13:00-13:30

    Lunch

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  • 13:30-14:15

    Workshop no. 5: Pitching
    Dmitri Moruz, Pitching Expert
  • 14:15-16:00

    Teamwork and Building a Prototype

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  • 16:00-16:15

    Coffee Break

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  • 16:15-19:00

    Teamwork and Building a Prototype

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  • 19:00-19:30

    Dinner

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  • 19:30-22:00

    Teamwork Session

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  • November 12th, 2023 09:00-09:30

    Welcome Back Session

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  • 09:30-11:00

    Teamwork Session

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  • 11:00-11:15

    Coffee Break

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  • 11:15-13:00

    Teamwork Session

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  • 13:00-13:30

    Lunch

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  • 13:30-14:00

    Projects' Application

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  • 14:00-15:00

    Pitch Preparation

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  • 15:00-15:15

    Coffee Break

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  • 15:15-18:00

    Projects' Presentation

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  • 18:00-19:00

    Solutions' Evaluation and Feedback sessions

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  • 19:00-20:00

    Awards and closing ceremony

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  • 20:00-20:30

    Wrap Up Session

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Mentors

Oleg Carchelan
Oleg Carchelan
Web Development Expert, Firefox Systems Ltd
Petru Terzi
Petru Terzi
Graphic Design Expert, Firefox Systems Ltd
Petru Anton
Petru Anton
Green Solutions Expert
Valerica Zidu
Valerica Zidu
Teacher in Tekwill in Every School Programme
Iurie Rumeus
Iurie Rumeus
Phd, Associate Professor
Dmitri Moruz
Dmitri Moruz
Pitching Expert

Judges

Oleg Carchelan
Oleg Carchelan
Web Development Expert, Firefox Systems Ltd
Adela Bercaru
Adela Bercaru
Web Development Expert
Petru Terzi
Petru Terzi
Graphic Design Expert, Firefox Systems Ltd
Ludmila Florea
Ludmila Florea
Graphic Design Expert
Nadejda Cudobetchi
Nadejda Cudobetchi
Communication Expert

Prizes

The prizes will be announced during the event.

Proposed Solutions