​The Climate Challenge Hackathon – Agenda

Thursday, October 29th, 18:00 – 20:00 pm CET

Ask anything

A virtual Q&A session on Slack especially for newbies (and everyone else). This is your chance to ask about everything you want to know regarding the hackathon. Representatives of the Goethe-Institut, The Hackathon Company, and Scientists 4 Future will be available for you to answer any kind of organizational questions.


Friday, October 30th, 18:00 – 19:00 pm CET

Opening Ceremony

Welcome to The Climate Challenge! As participant you will get to know your teammates, the topics, the experts, and the organization team who will guide you throughout the hackathon. Join our virtual opening ceremony as live-streaming event to get onboarded. And then: let the hacking begin!


Saturday, October 31st

Another full day of hacking awaits you and your teammates. Virtually gather in your teams and continue working on your challenge.

There will be a Help Channel for Q&A. You can ask any kinds of questions that might come up.

17:00 – 18:30 CET
Webinar "Pitch like your life depends on it!" with Piotr Bucki, trainer, teacher and journalist
There will be detailed information how to pitch your projects in the best possible way. Valuable tips will be provided, don’t miss this!


Sunday, November 1st

Submit your results by 1:00 pm CET. The jury will evaluate your solutions and select the best projects. 

13:00 – 16:00 CET
The jury evaluates the solutions and determines the short-listed candidates. You and your team can use this time to relax and prepare for the pitching phase! Make sure you are ready to present your project to the jury.

16:00 – 17:30 CET
The short-listed teams pitch their projects to the jury via Zoom. Introduce your team, present the video you posted on Devpost and pitch to the jury.

17:30 - 18:30 CET
The winners will be announced, we will celebrate them, inform you about the follow-up – and then it is time to say farewell.