Tag: Hackathon

  • Towards climate neutral science: the Pledge4Future CO2e emission calculator

    Under pressure from the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court in spring 2021, the German government has amended its climate targets. The new coalition also wants to stick to these and pursue the goal of greenhouse gas neutrality by 2045. Emissions are to be reduced by 65 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 (Presse- und […]

  • GIScience team wins Climate Hackathon with App on reducing CO2 emissions of research groups

    Last weekend the Germany wide Climate Challenge Hackathon organised by Scientists4Future Heidelberg and the Goethe-Institute took place as an online event. Just like last years Climathon, GIScience Uni HD participated with a team. This year the team was supervised by Christina Ludwig and fortunately was able to convince the jury with their idea on how to […]

  • Participate in the virtual Copernikus Hackathon 16-17-18 October! HeiGIT contributes with OSM based services

    On October 16-18 there is the Copernicus Hackathon “Barcelona” – Integrating Copernicus services and state-of-the-art tools within Weather-induced emergency management HeiGIT is involved in the Copernicus Hackathon by providing free and open web-based services and APIs which leverage OpenStreetMap data as valuable tools for disaster management. The HeiGIT services include: OpenRouteService API, sources, and clients, […]

  • Winner of the 2019 Climathon Heidelberg

    Over the last few days, Heidelberg’s first climathon event took place at EMBL, which was part of the global Climathon. The event ran from 25th-27th October 2019 with a 24 hour hackathon taking place on the 26th-27th. During the 24 hours developers, entrepreneurs, designers and students came together and worked as teams on 5 innovative […]

  • AGILE Workshop – Digital Earth: What the hack?

    On June 3, 2014, we organised a pre-conference one-day workshop titled Digital Earth: What the hack? in Castellon de La Plana, under the auspices of the International Society of Digital Earth (http://www.digitalearth-isde.org/) and 7th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science – Connecting a Digital Europe through Location and Place (http://www.agile-online.org/). Hackathons and mapathons are revolutionising […]

  • AGILE 2014 Workshop: Digital Earth: What the hack? – 3 June 2014

    Objective This workshop will elaborate on the possibilities of using geospatial information and processing across multiple sectors, and thereby implementing Digital Earth applications, i.e. applications of next-generation Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). With this event, we initiate a coordinated discussion on the topic and through published guidelines prepare the ground for […]

  • AGILE Workshop on Digital Earth: What the hack?

    We invite you to participate in our workshop Digital Earth: What the hack?, as part of the 17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, 3-6 June 2014, Castellón, Spain. The proposed workshop will prepare hackathons including geospatial information and processing across a variety of possible disciplines and thereby implementing Digital Earth applications. Hackathons are a […]