Saint Petersburg - ITMO DigiEduHack - DigiEduHack 2019

Saint Petersburg - ITMO DigiEduHack

Join us on 03 October 2019



ITMO DigiEduHack

Our hackathon is a peer-to-peer interaction space for everyone who has breakthrough ideas on how to improve modern education. At the hackathon, you will receive not only invaluable experience working in an interesting team, but also the opportunity to join the global international community of people who are passionate about the digitalization of education. Join ITMO DigiEduHack and co-create the future of education at ITMO University!

Join the ITMO DigiEduHack in Saint Petersburg!

Team up with teachers, invite friends and participate in the hackathon!


Teachers or educators


Education professionals



Join us on 03 October 2019


These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

How can the emergence of artificial intelligence transform the future of education?

Artificial intelligence is a technology that will firmly enter all areas of our lives. How exactly will it be used in education? Will this application be limited only to chat bots and virtual assistants? How can artificial intelligence enhance the learning experience?

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How can VR and AR technologies improve the quality of education?

Due to their visibility, VR and AR make the learning processs exciting: with the help of these technologies you can walk around Ancient Egypt at geography lessons, train specialists to work on an ultra-fast train, conduct experiments in a virtual laboratory, or even experience outer space.

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How can gamification make education more inspiring?

Gamification is a technology that can make even boring tasks interesting. All that is needed is to come up with a game and determine the motivation of the players. The main question is - how to make the most of these technology in an educational context?

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Check out our schedule for the 24-hour event.

03 October 09:00


Enjoy your morning coffee and play mini-games!

03 October 10:00

Welcome talk

03 October 11:00

Team formation and planning, track presentation

03 October 12:00

ITMO Digieduhack begins!

03 October 14:00


03 October 15:00

QIWI session

03 October 16:00

Grid Dynamics session

03 October 16:30

Consultations with experts

03 October 18:30


25 October 19:00

Visionary lecture

Presentation of a map of educational projects in Russia

03 October 20:00

Hack continues

03 October 23:00

Midnight surprise

03 October 23:30

Hack continues

04 October 03:30

Morning walk

04 October 07:00


04 October 08:00

Pitch training

04 October 09:00

Pitching to panel

04 October 11:00

Coffee break

04 October 11:30

Winner announcement and award ceremony

04 October 13:00

Photo session


ITMO EduHack teams will compete for the main awards of the DigiEduHack. The three teams with the best solutions will be awarded 5000 euros/each by the EU commission to implement their solutions. In addition, participants will receive local prizes and gifts from hackathon sponsors and partners.

Mentors & Jury

Here we will soon present our amazing jury and our expert mentors.


Artem Smolin

PhD in philosophy, Director of the Center of Usability and Mixed Reality, Head of Educational Center of Graphic Technologies

ITMO University

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Dmitry Muromtsev

Head of the International Scientific Laboratory for Intelligent Information Processing and Semantic Technologies

ITMO University


Maksim Ivanov

Founder of, professor at ITMO University, EdCrunch speaker

ITMO University


ITMO University Business Incubator


Birzhevaya 14
RU199034 - Saint Petersburg

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Partners & supporters

DigiEduHack is an EIT initiative under the European Commission's Digital Education Action Plan, led by EIT Climate-KIC and coordinated by Aalto University. This year the main stage event is hosted by the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union

EIT Climate-Kic | Partner

Aalto University | Partner

European commission | Partner

Federal Ministry of Education and Research | Partner

Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Partner

DAAD | Partner

EIT | Supporter

EIT Food | Supporter

EIT Digital | Supporter

EIT Urban Mobility | Supporter

EIT RawMaterials | Supporter

EIT InnoEnergy | Supporter

EIT Manufacturing | Supporter

EIT Health | Supporter

Communication Partners

EIT Digital Alumni | Communication partner

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