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15 June
EcoCraft Day powered by Microsoft & TAURON!

Kozminski University and Unep/GRID-Warsaw Center are proud to invite you for the first EcoCraft Day powered by Microsoft and TAURON!  

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world and it is also the most sold computer game in history. Therefore, it is no surprise that it could also be implemented for other pursposes than recreation, e.g. making the world a greener and more sustainable place!

EcoCraft is a project, which puts urban planning decisions into the hands of players, recreating the real world with three-dimensional bricks. With the add-on's new module users will be able to create the cities of the future by taking into account environmental factors, among other things.

If you have a basic understanding of programming then you should know that as part of this event we will also be recruiting ambitious students, who will become the next generation of programmers for this ambitious project as part of the EcoCraft hackathon, which will take part after the event! We have prepared a series of workshops that will be a good kick-off for your future projects!

Prizes for the winners of the EcoCraft Hackathon sponsored by Microsoft:

  • 1st Place - 5000 PLN
  • 2nd Place - 3000 PLN
  • 3rd Place - 2000 PLN

The places for participation in this contest are limited and you should sign up for the workshop part of the event.

Date: 15.06.2021 Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM CEST Platfortm: Facebook and Clickmeeting (workshop part) Registration for the workshops: form available below. DEADLINE - June 12th, 2021

Schedule of the event:

1. (11:00 - 11:15 AM) Introduction by the organizers of the event:

  • Prof. Aleksandra Przegalinska, Vice-Rector for International Relations and ESR at Kozminski University
  • Mrs. Maria Andrzejewska, CEO of UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Center

2. (11:15 - 11:45 AM) Introduction by the partners of the event:

  • Presentation by Microsoft Representative
  • Presentation by TAURON Representative

3. (11:45 AM - 12:15 PM) Presentation of the EcoCraft Project:

  • Prof. Henk J. Scholten, Director Innovatie Geodan bv Amsterdam
  • Sanne Hettinga, Geodan

4. (12:15-12:30 PM) Break

5. (12:30 - 1:00 PM) Workshop on geospatial data Daniel Starczewski UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Center (Available for registered participants only)

6. (1:00 - 3:00 PM) Workshop on Plugin Development by Karol Chlasta, Kozminski University (Available for registered participants only)

Please note that to take part in the workshops you will need to register via the form below

By participating in the workshops you will also confirm your interest in the EcoCraft contest! Remember that the places are limited and you will be informed via e-mail if you were selected for participation.

The introductions and EcoCraft presentations will be live streamed on the Kozminski University Facebook page HERE!

Join us on this exciting journey to create more sustainable cities by the use of the newest technologies!