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How would you improve citizens’ participation in the EU? How would you do it digitally? Come to Rome, get the chance to connect with new friends, and learn how to make young people's voices heard!

 

FORMAT

HACKATHON

Design and create a fully working prototype as a solution to the challenge: How can youth encourage their peers and first time voters to an active digital citizenship at EU level? Build your team, set your goals, and get ready to one of the most engaging experience of your life!

TOPICS

3 Thematic Areas: 

  1. Social media: online engagement and participation

  2. Grassroots initiatives: digital and voting platforms

  3. Topdown consultation tools: institutional tools for citizen engagement

 

ONLINE CIVIC PARTICIPATION

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

ONLY PEOPLE LIVING IN ROME ARE ALLOW TO APPLY

HOW TO APPLY?

Fill in the Google form (you will need to upload your CV and 1'30/2' motivational video)
WHO? Students and young people from EU countries
COSTS & TRAVEL DETAILS: Costs of travel, accommodation for 2 nights and some meals are covered! Arrivals are expected to be in the morning of the first day and departures in the afternoon of the last day. 

Any questions? Contact us! info @ euca. eu!

AGENDA 

VENUE FOR ALL THE DAYS :
Centro Congressi Cavour: Via Cavour, 50/a

Day 1

20 October

 

15:30 - 16:00 - Registrations

16:00 - 17:00 - Welcome Session

  • Gian Luca Giovannucci - President EucA

  • Dorottya Túros - Board Member MeOut

  • Davide Dal Maso - Founder Social Warning

17:00 - 17:15 - Launch of the "Social Media Challenge"

17:15 - 17:30 - Launch of the "Grassroots Initiatives Challenge"

17:30 - 17:45 - Launch of the "Top-down Consultation Tools Challenge"

17:45 - 18:30 - Introduction to Design Thinking 

 

18:30 - 19:00 - Conclusive Remarks

  • Dr. Francesco Tufarelli - Advisor of the Presidency of the Italian Council of Ministers: Office Coordinator of European Union Policies Department

19:30 - Check-in in the hostel 

 

Day 2

21 October

 

08:30- 09:00 - Arrivals & Welcome 

 

09:00 - 09:15 - Opening Remarks 

  • Hon. Assuntela Messina - Undersecretary of State to the Presidency of the Italian Council of Ministers for technological innovation and digital transition

09:15 - 09:45 - Break 

09:45 - 10:00 - Icebreaker and Groups Formation for the Hackathon

10:00 - 10:35 - Hackathon: Definition of the Observed Needs

10:35 - 12:05 - Hackathon: Ideation and Selection of Solutions

12:05 - 13:00 - Hackathon: Ideas Integration and Focus on How it Works

13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch

14:30 - 18:30 - Teamwork on the Project Poster and Presentations

18:30 - 18:45 - Feedback Session

20:00 - Dinner all together 

 

Day 3

22 October  - (European Digital Citizenship Day) 

 

08:30 - 09:00 -  Arrivals & Welcome 

09:00 - 10:45 - Projects' Presentations

10:45 - 11:00 - Break

11:00 - 12:30 - Expert Panel:

  • Hon. Paola Binetti - Senator of the Italian Republic

  • Domenico Pontari - Director of Elis Residence

  • Dorottya Túros - Board Member MeOut

  • Gian Luca Giovanucci - President  EucA

  • Davide Dal Maso - Founder Social Warning

12:30 - 13:00 - Winner Announcement and Prize

13:00 - Conclusion of the Event

Image by Mathew Schwartz
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GO TO 

 ROME!
 

Next stop?
Szeged, Hungary! 

20-22 March 2022

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