JOIN THE
CONFERENCE

Cluj-NapocaThe Office
BucharestMezanin
OnlineHopin

26 May

Register before: 25 May

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

TAKE PART
IN THE HACKATHON

Cluj-NapocaThe Office
BucharestWest Gate Bussines Park
OnlineHopin

27 – 29 May

Register before: 25 May

HACKATHON REGISTRATION

JOIN THE
CONFERENCE

Cluj-NapocaThe Office
BucharestMezanin
OnlineHopin

26 May

Register before: 22 May

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

TAKE PART
IN THE HACKATHON

Cluj-NapocaThe Office
BucharestWest Gate Bussines Park
OnlineHopin

27 – 29 May

Register before: 22 May

HACKATHON REGISTRATION

CHANGE4IMPACT

CHANGE4IMPACT

An Accenture event organized in partnership with Techsylvania

Change4Impact represents a hybrid four-day event that explores the latest thinking around sustainability from a technology and industry perspective.

This one-of-a-kind experience, taking place simultaneously in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and online, is organized by Accenture in partnership with Techsylvania. The event will bring you different inspiration moments through our unique Conference line up, and then challenges you to co-create a sustainable future though a major Hackathon.

You can opt in for the full Change 4 Impact experience or join either the conference or the hackathon. The participation fee will be donated to our partner organization, Transylmagica, to support them in their tree planting efforts. Attending the Conference and/or Hackathon, you will help make a direct climate impact by reducing carbon emissions.

We invite you to take part in Change4Impact and co-create a path to change.

Also, we’ll offer some amazing awards to the best solutions created within the hackathon:

First prize: 6000 EUR
Second prize: 2000 EUR
Third prize: 1500 EUR

CHANGE4IMPACT DATES

CHANGE4IMPACT DATES

WHY PARTICIPATE

WHY PARTICIPATE

Your passion, ingenuity and expertise can have a meaningful
impact towards a more sustainable future.

Take part in an exciting adventure, along with tech-visioners, to help create a more sustainable world

Win one of the three awards awaiting the hackathons finalists

Network with top tier technology and industry specialists and sustainability experts

Gain access to information and resources that will develop your industry and technology knowledge

ABOUT THE
CONFERENCE

With a focus on addressing worthwhile topics and highlighting technologies that drive powerful change and impact, we’ve gathered some of the biggest technology and industry experts to discuss and share their insights on sustainability in technology.

To get the whole experience, join one of our stages in Bucharest or Cluj–Napoca. Each location will have both – a dedicated stage where you can directly interact with the speaker and other participants.

The Change4Impact Conference will also be broadcast live via a fully interactive virtual platform, and you can easily switch from one scene to the other.

Limited seats are available for in person participation! Registration is now open.

RESERVE MY SPOT

ABOUT THE
CONFERENCE

With a focus on addressing worthwhile topics and highlighting technologies that drive powerful change and impact, we’ve gathered some of the biggest technology and industry experts to discuss and share their insights on sustainability in technology.

To get the whole experience, join one of our stages in Bucharest or Cluj–Napoca. Each location will have both – a dedicated stage where you can directly interact with the speaker and other participants.

The Change4Impact Conference will also be broadcast live via a fully interactive virtual platform, and you can easily switch from one scene to the other.

Limited seats are available for in person participation! Registration is now open.

RESERVE MY SPOT

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Amedeo Perrone
Fjord Milan Group Director
Mihai Priboianu
Technical Product Manager for Motion at ABB Romania
Marcus Fromm
Accenture Managing Director for Rail and Public Transport in Europe
Cornel Amariei
Inventor, Author, Entrepreneur, Founder of .lumen
Razvan Bologa
Computer Science Professor, R&D in Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity
Patrick Aisenberg
Green Cloud Lead at Accenture
Adrian Nanciu
Digital Manufacturing IT Team Leader at Arctic
Ömer ÜNAL
Quality Assurance Manager at Arctic
Ioana Botezatu
Head of CSR for Societe Generale Global Solution Centre
András-Péter Killyéni
Accenture Innovation Programs Lead for Industry X Romania
Sebesi Szabolcs Bruno
Accenture Autonomous Robotic Systems Specialist
Natalia Ciobanu
Endava Environmental Manager

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Amedeo Perrone
Fjord Milan Group Director
Mihai Priboianu
Technical Product Manager for Motion at ABB Romania
Cornel Amariei
Inventor, Author, Entrepreneur, Founder of .lumen
Marcus Fromm
Accenture Managing Director for Rail and Public Transport in Europe
Razvan Bologa
Computer Science Professor, R&D in Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity
Patrick Aisenberg
Green Cloud Lead at Accenture
Adrian Nanciu
Digital Manufacturing IT Team Leader at Arctic
Ömer ÜNAL
Quality Assurance Manager at Arctic
Ioana Botezatu
Head of CSR for Societe Generale Global Solution Centre
András-Péter Killyéni
Accenture Innovation Programs Lead for Industry X Romania
Sebesi Szabolcs Bruno
Accenture Autonomous Robotic Systems Specialist
Natalia Ciobanu
Endava Environmental Manager

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Amedeo Perrone
Fjord Milan Group Director
Cornel Amariei
Inventor, Author, Entrepreneur, known for founding .lumen
Mihai Priboianu
Technical Product Manager for Motion at ABB Romania
Marcus Fromm
Accenture Managing Director for Rail and Public Transport in Europe
Razvan Bologa
Computer Science Professor, R&D in Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity
Patrick Aisenberg
Green Cloud Lead at Accenture
Adrian Nanciu
Digital Manufacturing IT Team Leader at Arctic
Ömer ÜNAL
Quality Assurance Manager at Arctic
Ioana Botezatu
Head of CSR for Societe Generale Global Solution Centre
András-Péter Killyéni
Accenture Innovation Programs Lead for Industry X Romania
Sebesi Szabolcs Bruno
Accenture Autonomous Robotic Systems Specialist
Natalia Ciobanu
Endava Environmental Manager

CONFERENCE HOSTS

Teodora Ghenciu
Journalist, activist and entrepreneur
Bob Radulescu
Actor, entertainer

CONFERENCE HOSTS

Teodora Ghenciu
Journalist, activist and entrepreneur
Bob Radulescu
Actor, entertainer

CONFERENCE HOSTS

Teodora Ghenciu
Journalist, activist and entrepreneur
Bob Radulescu
Actor, entertainer

Conference AGENDA | MAY 26

Available both online and on-site.

CLUJ-NAPOCA

The Office, 21st December 1989 blvd, 77

BUCHAREST

Mezanin, Universul Palace, Ion Brezoianu 23-25 Street

9:00-10:00 Participants registration
10:00-10:30
Conference Opening: Redefining industries through the lens of sustainability György Birtolon, Accenture Managing Director Industry X
Conference Opening: The sustainability revolution Florin Soare - Accenture Bucharest Technology Lead
10:30-11:15
11:15-12:00
12:00-12:10 Break
12:10-12:55
12:55-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:45
14:45-15:30
15:30-15:55
15:55-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Panel discussion
17:00- Wine tasting/Networking

Conference AGENDA | MAY 26

Available both online and on-site.


CLUJ-NAPOCA

The Office, 21st December 1989 blvd, 77

9:00-10:00 Participants registration
10:00-10:30
Conference Opening: Redefining industries through the lens of sustainability György Birtolon, Accenture Managing Director Industry X
10:30-11:15
11:15-12:00
12:00-12:10 Break
12:10-12:55
12:55-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:45
14:45-15:30
15:30-15:55
15:55-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Panel discussion
17:00- Wine tasting/Networking

BUCHAREST

Mezanin, Universul Palace, Ion Brezoianu 23-25 Street

9:00-10:00 Participants registration
10:00-10:30
Conference Opening: The sustainability revolution Florin Soare - Accenture Bucharest Technology Lead
10:30-11:15
11:15-12:00
12:00-12:10 Break
12:10-12:55
12:55-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:45
14:45-15:30
15:30-15:55
15:55-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Panel discussion
17:00- Wine tasting/Networking

TOPIC DESCRIPTION

TOPIC DESCRIPTION

Sustainable technologies
Bucharest Stage

Using sustainable technologies for good

HOW CAN WE:

  • Create meaningful change and provide solutions to make our world more sustainable?
  • Reduce the carbon emissions of software as a whole?
  • Manage technology properly to make our world more sustainable?

Sustainable industries
Cluj-Napoca Stage

Reduce carbon footprint in industry by developing sustainable IT solutions

HOW CAN WE:

  • Minimize waste and reduce environmental impact in production process and factories?
  • Build sustainable mobility for all?
  • Use smart sensors to reduce carbon footprint?

CONFERENCE TICKETS

The participation fee will be donated to our partner organization Transylmagica,to support them in their tree planting efforts.

Take part in the Change4Impact Hackathon and create value through change. Take action, have fun and be rewarded for your creativity.

Join our 36 -hour hackathon in a team of 3-5 members.

We’ll have two physical locations – Bucharest & Cluj Napoca. Your team can opt for one of them, or for a mix between online and offline. Details in the Regulation below. Work with your team and our mentors to develop inventive solutions for one of our two topics: Social Sustainability and Environment Sustainability.

HACKATHON REGISTRATION

By registering you confirm that you agree to the regulations.

Take part in the Change4Impact Hackathon and create value through change. Time for change is now, and now matters more than ever! Take action, have fun and be rewarded for your creativity.

Great innovation is born out of collaboration! Join our 36 -hour hackathon in a team of 3-5 members. Your team has the power to create a more sustainable world.

We’ll have two physical locations – Bucharest & Cluj Napoca. Your team can opt for one of them, or for a mix between online and offline. Details in the Regulation below. Collaborate between each other and with our mentors, use the best of technology to reimagine our future and develop inventive solutions for one of our two key topics: Social Sustainability and Environment Sustainability.

HACKATHON REGISTRATION

By registering you confirm that you agree to the regulations.

Your team’s mission is to develop tangible, real-life solutions to one of the

following sustainability themes. Here you can find a list of topic examples.

Take these as an inspirational direction and not a limitation.

At Accenture, we believe that there are fewer things with greater value than
sustainability. So we invite you make your contribution in this area.

Your team’s mission is to develop tangible, real-life solutions to one of the
following sustainability themes. Here you can find a list of topic examples.
Take these as an inspirational direction and not a limitation.

ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY
technological solutions that help
to protect and restore our planet

Protecting our planet, its natural resources and ecosystem while preventing further damage and ensuring that we leave a healthy place for the next generations. Examples:

  • Natural resource use (e.g. smart infrastructure, reusable energies apps)
  • Pollution prevention (e.g. vehicle sharing solutions)
  • Environmental management (e.g. waste optimization, water shortage apps)

SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
technological solutions that
improve society

Sustainability also means taking care of people and their wellbeing, finding better solution for our education, accepting diversity, or taking care of our communities. Examples:

  • Inclusion and diversity (e.g. professional retraining platforms for all)
  • Equal opportunities (e.g. disability-friendly websites)
  • Education (e.g. eco-schools, gamified sustainability apps for kids)
  • Community (e.g. apps dedicated to green citizens)

First prize

6000 EUR

Second prize

2000 EUR

Third prize

1500 EUR

Everyone who wants to contribute to a better future can participate!
Whether you are a technology or industry expert, an entrepreneur or an innovation enthusiast, a designer, a young tech enthusiast or just somebody who is passionate about sustainability, every background is welcome. Your interest into developing a more sustainable world through technology is what truly matters. All you need to bring is your laptop, passion, and good mood.

Join in teams of 3-5 members and hack for sustainability together! Mixed teams are encouraged!

Join in teams of 3-5 members and hack for sustainability together! Mixed teams are encouraged!

The participation fee will be donated to our partner organization Transylmagica, to support them in their tree planting efforts.

We’ll have two physical locations – Bucharest & Cluj-Napoca. Your team can opt for one of them, or for a mix between online and on-site. In each physical location, we can accommodate 15 teams. Details in the Regulations.

Available both online and on-site.

CLUJ-NAPOCA
The Office, 21st December 1989 blvd, 77
BUCHAREST
Accenture office, West Gate Business Park, 24 Preciziei street
27 May
19:00-20:00 Short opening ceremony explaining what's to come
20:00 - Hacking Starts
21:00-22:00 Checkpoint 1 - required
22:00-23:00 Dinner
28 May
08:00-09:00 Coffee and breakfast
09:00-09:30 Yoga - optional
10:00-10:30 Checkpoint 2 - required
14:00-14:30 Checkpoint 3 - required
15:00-16:00 Lunch
21:00-21:30 Last Checkpoint - required
22:00-23:00 Dinner
29 May
08:00 - Project submission deadline
08:00-09:30 Coffee and breakfast
09:30-10:00 Prepare for the presentations
10:00-13:00 Presentations
13:00-14:00 Final jury evaluations
14:00-15:00 Closing ceremony & Awards
Adrian Zailic
Senior Software Engineer
Alexandra Tudor
Data Scientist
Alexandru Roja
Head of Innovation in Transilvania IT Cluster
Alexandru Luchiian
Accenture Software Engineer
Alex Bisag
Accenture Software Engineer
Elena Nicolae
Journalist
Emil Racec
Devmind Academy CEO
István Szőllösi
Lecturer at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Marian I. Dobre
Doctor in Visual Arts.
Valentin George Pana
Accenture Software Developer
Constantin Bobeica
Business Transformation Lead for Intelligent Finance & HR Operations
Adrian Zailic
Senior Software Engineer
Alexandra Tudor
Data Scientist
Alexandru Roja
Head of Innovation in Transilvania IT Cluster
Alexandru Luchiian
Accenture Software Engineer
Alex Bisag
Accenture Software Engineer
Elena Nicolae
Journalist
Emil Racec
Devmind Academy CEO
István Szőllösi
Lecturer at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Marian I. Dobre
Doctor in Visual Arts.
Valentin George Pana
Accenture Software Developer
Constantin Bobeica
Business Transformation Lead for Intelligent Finance & HR Operations
Adrian Zailic
Senior Software Engineer
Alexandra Tudor
Data Scientist
Alexandru Roja
Head of Innovation in Transilvania IT Cluster
Alexandru Luchiian
Accenture Software Engineer
Alex Bisag
Accenture Software Engineer
Elena Nicolae
Journalist
Emil Racec
Devmind Academy CEO
István Szőllösi
Lecturer at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Marian I. Dobre
Doctor in Visual Arts.
Valentin George Pana
Accenture Software Developer
Constantin Bobeica
Business Transformation Lead for Intelligent Finance & HR Operations
Conf. univ. dr. Christian Sacarea
Vice-rector of Babes-Bolyai University
Csilla Kőrösi
Industry X Innovation Lead & Accenture Romania Corporate Citizenship Lead
Emilian Bouros
COO at Global Independent Agency
Levente Tamás
Assoc. Prof. at Technical University of Cluj Napoca & CEO at Robotics.AI
Andrei Cosuleanu
President of Act for Tomorrow Association
Sorin Cebotari
Advocacy coordinator at Fundatia Comunitara Cluj
Conf. univ. dr. Christian Sacarea
Vice-rector of Babes-Bolyai University
Csilla Kőrösi
Industry X Innovation Lead & Accenture Romania Corporate Citizenship Lead
Emilian Bouros
CEO at Pulsar Works
Levente Tamás
Assoc. Prof. at Technical University of Cluj Napoca & CEO at Robotics.AI
Andrei Cosuleanu
President of Act for Tomorrow Association
Sorin Cebotari
Advocacy coordinator at Fundatia Comunitara Cluj
Conf. univ. dr. Christian Sacarea
Vice-rector of Babes-Bolyai University
Csilla Kőrösi
Industry X Innovation Lead & Accenture Romania Corporate Citizenship Lead
Emilian Bouros
CEO at Pulsar Works
Levente Tamás
Assoc. Prof. at Technical University of Cluj Napoca & CEO at Robotics.AI
Andrei Cosuleanu
President of Act for Tomorrow Association
Sorin Cebotari
Advocacy coordinator at Fundatia Comunitara Cluj
We are looking for diverse people who want to contribute to a better future. Whether you are developer, an engineer, a coder, a tech enthusiast, an activist or a student looking for some practical experience in solving real issues, everyone is welcome to participate. Build your dream team and explore solutions together!

It’s easy, you just need to click on the “Hackathon registration” button and fill the registration form. Note that the participation fee will be donated to our partner association Transylmagica.

It’s simple, just follow these steps:
1. Form your team and start brainstorming on your idea and pitch!
2. Register your team for the Hackathon until May 25th
3. Take part in our Conference on May 26th (in Bucharest or Cluj-Napoca) gather knowledge and let
yourself be inspired
4. On May 27th at 8 p.m. it’s hacking time! You’ll have 36 hours to hack on your idea together with
your team. You may consult with mentors for coaching and support that can improve your idea.
5. Submit your pitch until May 29th, at 8:00 AM
6. Submitted pitches will be evaluated by the jury.
7. On May 29th, the teams will present their idea and the winners will be announced

1. Your team must submit on May 29th until 8 A.M.:

1.1. A presentation outlining the solution: (template will also be provided)
o Executive summary: One slide summarizing the below content o Team introduction
o Challenge & solution statement
o The technology used in the solution
o Areas of applicability
o High-level business case: How will you operate your business and create value
(costs vs income)?
o Business plan: What activities and resources are required to launch your
solution? What is the timeline?

1.2. Source code

2. Your team will have to prepare for the presentation:
2.1. A verbal elevator pitch of 1 minutes (prepared to be delivered in final event)
2.2. A video containing a technical demo of 5 minutes

The hackathon will start on the 27th of May at 08:00 PM and will last for 36 hours so that you and your team will have sufficient time to prepare and work on your concept.

To be eligible for the hackathon, your team should have between 3 and 5 members.

Your team will have 1 minute for pitch and 5 minutes for demo presentation. Remember, both of them are important for the judges!

It’s simple – based on the awesomeness of the project and at the end of the Hackathon, you will have to prove that your technical prototype is built to solve real-world problem and can be implemented. Each member of the jury will evaluate your project based on the following 6 criteria, each one having a different score between 10-25 points with the maximum number being 100 points:
Innovation (20 points)
Technical execution (15 points)
Functionality (20 points)
Pitch (10 points)
Business plan (10 points)
Social or environmental impact (25 points)

Apart from the knowledge and networking benefits, your team will have the chance to win from the 9500 euro prize pool! There will be three winning teams with three different prizes:
The first Prize – 6000 euro
The second Prize – 2,000 euro
The third Prize – 1,500 euro

We will be waiting for you in our locations with the necessary Wi-Fi and charging. Power as well as food and beverages for those who want to participate online we will provide food vouchers.

All your normal coding/designing gear, and any hardware you want to hack on. You might want to bring an Internet tethering device just in case the network gets busy.

The hackathon will take place both online and on-site in Bucharest (Accenture Office) and Cluj-Napoca (The Office).

The conference will take place both online and on-site in Bucharest (Mezanin) and Cluj-Napoca (The Office).

ORGANIZERS

event, organised in partnership with

PARTNERS

CONTACT

    CLUJ BUCURESTI ENGAGEMENT (BOTH LOCATIONS)
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