About this Event
Want to be a part of designing solutions to the United Nations 17 sustainable goals? Join us in a Global Hackathon, where over 70 cities around the world come together to tackle sustainability!
To collaborate, we need to engage in a way that goes beyond talking, towards making and creating, in a space for people from all backgrounds who bring in their local knowledge, ensuring a bottom-up, grassroots approach.This is why we started the Jam: a 2 day event to engage makers and designers to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals by creating short-term interventions with long-term impact. More than an event, it is a network of cities and organisations that are excited to engage their local communities to create real impact for the Global Goals.
What’s included in your ticket?
– Friday 20 Sept Evening: kick-off and teams set up 5pm – 7.30pm (at Academy Xi, Ground floor/48 Druitt St, Sydney NSW 2000)
– Saturday 21 Sept: design sprints, lunch included, 9am-5pm (UTS Building 15, L1 622-632 Harris Street Ultimo, NSW 2007)
– Sunday 22 Sept: final design sprint & pitches, lunch included, 9am-5pm ( (UTS Building 15, L1 622-632 Harris Street Ultimo, NSW 2007)
We are joined by industry & sustainability experts as coaches, speakers & judging panelists such as
Blaise Porter, Director of Responsible Business at Fujitsu (https://www.linkedin.com/in/blaiseporter/)
Sanjay Kumarasingham, Environmental Engineer with specialisation in wastewater treatment (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjay-kumarasingham/)
Marie Espitalier, Head of the Impact Accelerator (https://theimpactaccelerator.org.au/)
*No prior hackathon experience is required. No coding experience necessary, just a drive to find creative solutions to some of our most pressing problems
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