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DigiEduHack 2024

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Get ready: the 5th edition of DigiEduHack will take place 8-17 Nov 2024!

DigiEduHack 2024 Webinar #2

When: Tuesday, 21st of May 2024 at 17:00-18:00 CET

Where: the webinar will be live-streamed on Youtube.

Objectives: This session unravels the intricacies of orchestrating a triumphant DigiEduHack event. We offer a compass to navigating the multifaceted preparatory stages essential for hosting a hackathon that resonates with the ethos of digital education innovation. From the art of assembling a synergistic team to the science of selecting challenges that inspire, we'll guide you through setting up the hackathon infrastructure, securing sponsorships, and executing effective marketing strategies. Engage with us to learn how to cultivate a vibrant community around your event, ensuring it becomes a beacon of creativity, collaboration, and change within the digital education landscape. Join us to transform your DigiEduHack vision into a reality, fostering an environment where participants can thrive, innovate, and contribute to the future of digital education. This webinar’s objectives are to

  • demystify the planning process: break down the comprehensive steps involved in the early stages of hackathon planning, from conceptualization to execution.
  • advise team formation and challenge selection: provide insights on forming a cohesive team and crafting challenges that are innovative, inclusive, and aligned with the annual theme of putting people at the center of digital education.
  • give hints for infrastructure and sponsorship mastery: offer guidance on setting up the necessary infrastructure for different hackathon formats and strategies for attracting and engaging sponsors.
  • boost marketing and community engagement: share effective marketing strategies and community engagement tactics to ensure high participation rates and create a buzz around the event.


  1. Introduction
  1. Forming Your Dream Team, Crafting Your Challenge: Introduction to the initiative, its goals, and the significance of the annual theme. Strategies for assembling a team with diverse skills and roles necessary for a successful hackathon. Techniques for brainstorming and selecting challenges that encourage creativity and problem-solving.
  1. Building the Infrastructure: Providing the resources for the event, securing sponsorships: Tips for identifying potential sponsors, crafting compelling proposals, and engaging sponsors in meaningful ways.
  1. Amplifying Your Message: Marketing Strategies: Utilizing social media, partnerships, and community channels to promote your hackathon. Engaging the Community: Building excitement and maintaining engagement before, during, and after the hackathon.

    Invited Speakers:
    Onsite Invited Speakers:
    Szilvia Szilágyi (Hungary) and Elchin Jafarov (Latvia)

    Online Invited Speakers:
    Davide Coppaloni (Italy) and Katerina Chantzi (Greece)

Webinar Host: Mart Soonik

Ask-Me-Anything Host: Kristof Fenyvesi

Read the Ask-Me-Anything session summary!

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