Canada's Largest Environment Hackathon

With a big focus on sustainability, Hack The Earth gives an opportunity for students to take matters into their own hands and protect their home with technology. On June 4-6, join 300+ students for a weekend of learning, creation, and innovation.

  • Check out our last year's projects on Devpost!


Past Sponsors

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Hack the Earth 2021 Speakers

Kera Johnson

Software Engineer at Apply Digital

Kera is a Front End Engineer at Apply Digital with over 2 years of experience in maintaining and deploying Progressive Web Apps. Come join Kera Johnson at ending ceremonies on Why Data is the Key to a Sustainable Future.

Professor Nandita Basu

Associate Professor, Water Sustainability and Echohydrology

Nandita Basu aims to discover innovative solutions to water sustainability challenges by studying the emergent patterns in landscape, hydrology and biogeochemistry and the role humans play in modifying such patterns. Join us for a fireside chat to discuss the most pressing environmental issues.

Previous Judges

Natalie Wennyk

MSc Climate Change & Environmental Engineer

Raghav Poddar

CEO at Forward Kitchens

Roman Storozhenko

Embedded developer at Zorachka Inc.

Shitangshu Roy

Co-Founder, CEO at KAYR

Mathieu Bellemare

Product Lead Design | Apply Digital

Lauren Milne

Head of Strategy, East | Apply Digital

Alexey Shepelev

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer | Altoros

Artur Shaikhutdinov

Quality Assurance Automation Engineer | Deutsche Bank

Levi Moore

Outdoor and Environmental Education Specialist at WRDSB

Janice Moore

Treasurer | Rotary Club of Waterloo

Frequently Asked Questions

Hack the Earth 2021 has come to an end. Keep an eye out next spring for the next event!

It is still uncertain if Hack the Earth 2022 will be an online or in-person event. Check back with us next spring for more details.

We welcome university and high school students at Hack the Earth! Recent graduates within 12 months are also welcome.

A maximum of 4 people can be on one team.

We will be hosting a live Youtube stream for ceremonial events and the majority of the event's activities and support will be on our Discord server.

If we missed your question, reach out to us at hello@hacktheearth.ca


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