Aalto Main Event - Students' online collaboration in Europe - DigiEduHack 2019

Aalto Main Event - Students' online collaboration in Europe

Join us on 03 October 2019


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Imagine the future of Erasmus - carbon-free mobilities and networking

Join our DigiEduHack to connect with other education professionals, students and innovators to co-create the future of education. Help us imagine the future of Erasmus, towards carbon-free students' mobilities, e-collaboration and networking across European Universities. Turn your vision into reality and showcase your solutions on a European and global scale. Experts and mentors will support your team during the 24 hours in finding the best solutions to the challenge.

Join us at Espoo and imagine the future of Erasmus!

Join forces with EIT Digital and imagine carbon-free students’ mobilities, collaborative activities and networking, leveraging networks of European Universities! Sign up now, we only have a limited amount of seats.


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Join us on 03 October 2019


These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

Join forces with us to imagine carbon-free students' mobilities and networking across Europe

Your challenge will be to find new ways to transform the students’ education experience, through distributed or remote interactive courses, pan-European collaboration on joint projects or challenges and more... leveraging a network of universities and digital tools.

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DigiEduHack event lasts for 24 hours, filled with exciting challenges to solve and lots of fun and exciting program. We are following the agenda of the DigiEduHack main event - to check out the full agenda, please visit: https://digieduhack.com/en/digieduhack-main-event-2019

03 October 08:00

Doors opening

03 October 10:00

Opening ceremony

03 October 10:00

Fireside chat on digital education

Minister of Education Li Andersson, Director General Themis Christophidou, teacher Arjana Blazic and Student Lumi Ketola to speak about digital education.

03 October 11:00

Networking lunch

03 October 12:00

Challenge introduction session

03 October 12:30

Ice-breaking session

03 October 12:45

Projects & teams building

03 October 14:45

Hack begins! - Team work

03 October 19:00

Networking diner

03 October 20:00

Hack continues! - Team work

04 October 06:00


04 October 07:00

Pitching to panel

04 October 08:20

Voting and announcements

04 October 08:40

Final keynote@DigiEduHack

04 October 09:15

Aalto DigiEduHack Awards session

04 October 09:45

Final words and next year plan


1 ECTS point for Aalto University students. The winning team will be offered: - A 1000 € cash prize - To participate in the production of a white paper on the challenge topic - To present in the next workshop of the EIT Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship teachers’ community of practice (Dec 2019) - To compete in final global DigiEduHack award contest where the best teams can win 5000 € in cash and become EU’s Global Digital Education Ambassadors.

Mentors & Jury

Your mentors will be amazing teachers and seasoned professionals, members of the EIT Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship teachers’ community of practice, with interest in online education and distributed students’ activities. Powered by EIT Digital alumni forming Kimitisik (www.kimitisik.eu).


Harald Herlin Center, Aalto University, Otaniemi, Espoo


Otaniementie 9
FI02150 - Espoo

How to get there

By train: Helsinki Airport train: there is train connection between the Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station. From the Central Railway Station is a 12 minute metro ride to the station. Step out at the Aalto University station. Buy a Region-2-zone ticket.

By bus: From the airport: the Finnair City Bus and Helsinki bus Line 615: Both operate between Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Railway Station. The Central Bus Station is located in the centre of Helsinki in Kamppi with frequent connections to Espoo.

By metro: By metro 12 minutes from Helsinki City Centre (Central Railway Station). The nearest metro station to Harald Herlin Center there is just a 5-minute walk. When coming from Helsinki City Center buy a Region-2-zone ticket.

By car: Helsinki Airport is located about 20 kilometres from Espoo and it takes about 30 minutes. The airport is just north of Ring III (Kehä III). Get onto Ring III and use one of the radial routes to get to Ring I. Otaniemi campus is situated at the western end of Ring I. By taxi: about 35 mins and 40€.

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