Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban


Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban | Clean Technology Hackathon and Training

Press Release

Hack the Climate will stage its first ever Clean Technology Hackathon and Training dubbed  as “Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban”.  The event is in commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan and is happening in Palo, Leyte and Tacloban City. It is part of the 8th NICP ICT Summit 2016, in partnership with the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), DOST Region 8, Philippine Science High School – Eastern Visayas Campus, Seed4com, Move.ph, Millenia Suites, ThinkLab and Unionbank of the Philippines.

Hack the Climate is an advocacy to empower participants to do something to help our environment. It educates the students and young professionals about the adverse effects of climate change while challenging the developers to create a solution for climate change adaptation or mitigation.

Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban Advocacy
Hack the Climate is an advocacy to empower its participants to do something to help our environment.

 

Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban will be a three part event which includes:

1. Launch of its First Solar e-Learning Facility for Alternative Learning System

Unionbank of the Philippines will be donating e-Learning set-up consisting of solar powered laptops from Huawei Philippines. The beneficiaries of e-Learning set-up are The Philippine Toy Library learners in Palo District 1, Barugo Leyte (more than 100 learners) and Pambujan, Samar (more than 90 learners).

2. Solar Night Lamp Assembly Livelihood Training Program

The training program is for the out-of-school youth and partner NGO’s. The solar night lamp that will be produced during the training will be donated to a fishing community in and around Tacloban.

3. Conference – Hackathon about Climate Change Mitigation and CleanTech

The hackathon, a coding marathon, involves a specific theme where participants will be creating either web/mobile applications or hardware solutions. It will be happening on November 9-10, 2016 at Philippine Science High School in Palo, Leyte

Registration Fee: Php 300

Hackathon Prizes:

1st Place – Php 15,000

2nd Place – Php 10,000

3rd Place – Php 5,000

A conference will also be conducted simultaneously with the hackathon featuring speakers to educate and enlighten the audience. Speakers will discuss what is happening with our environment and how it affects each and every one of us. Different technologies which can be used to help in creating solutions will also be tackled.

Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban
Hack the Climate Cleantech-Loban

 

Hack the Climate Cleantech-loban is supported by the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, Inc. and the OML Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc. and is organized by Redwizard Events Management. For more information you may log on to http://hacktheclimate.com/  or like their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HackTheClimate.

 

 

 

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