The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) is hosting a two-day hackathon that will bring together experts in diplomacy, sustainability, and technology to collaborate on a challenge related to climate change in tandem with UAE’s commitment to achieving its growth objectives and principles for the next 50 years.
This Hackathon is a unique experience hosted by the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) in collaboration with BOLT.
This two-day hackathon is designed for curious minds, innovative spirits, and futuristic individuals from around the United Arab Emirates who want to be part of a collaborative effort to tackle climate change challenges.
If you have an idea that can make a difference in addressing climate change, this hackathon is for you!
Join us for an opportunity to fuel your out-of-the-box mindset, receive coaching, and bring your ideas to success.
Start something great
During this hackathon participants will have numerous opportunities to engage and connect with like-minded individuals, igniting the potential to create something truly amazing
Learn from the best
Gain insights from industry experts and learn firsthand what it takes to innovate, disrupt, and take your idea into business. This hackathon offers a unique opportunity for deep experiential learning, guided by experienced mentors.
Improve your knowledge
Sometimes, you need more sector-specific skills and knowledge to take things to the next level. This hackathon will go deep on specific topics and skill sets. Just what you need to progress quickly!
Applications for the hackathon will close and we will begin screening applications
Selected applicants will be onboarded and introduced to the facilitators.
Launch the hackathon! Let’s go!
|8:30||Introduction & Hackathon Rules|
|8:45||AGDA Welcome Remarks|
|9:00||Team Pitches & Formation|
|11:00||Mentorship Round #1|
|12:00||Business Model Workshop|
|14:00||Mentorship Round #2|
|8:00||Team Check-in & Breakfast|
|12:00||Mentorship Round #3|
|15:00||Final Submission & Tech Check|
|18:00||Awards & Closing remarks|
The hackathon is open to anyone between the ages of 18-35. Members of a team may join online on the day of the hackathon as long as 70% of their team members are physically on campus on the two days of the hackathon. If you are outside the UAE and would like to participate, Anwar Gergash Diplomatic Academy will not cover any costs for commuting or traveling.
Yes, all ideas that fit the challenges are welcome!
Yes, but each member must register individually and mention they are part of the team.
Apart from Organizers, selected Coaches, Speakers, and press, everyone who attends the event is expected to participate all two days. This is important to minimize distractions/disruptions for working teams.
Do some research. Market research and background information will give you a better understanding of the problem you’re trying to solve.
For inquiries please contact the BOLT team at: Sarah@whybolt.com or on 058 557 7589
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