3, 2, 1: Science Hack Day go!

The Science Hack Day is nearly here! Here are the most important bits of information:

When & Where?

3th und 4th May 2014

Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
10963 Berlin

How to get there: U7, U1 (Station: U Möckernbrücke)  

The Science Hack Day will be fully catered (brunch, lunch, dinner as well as snacks in between), with drinks and a vegetarian buffet. 


The Science Hack Day is an open format and is shaped primarily by all you participants. Therefore, there is only a very rough day schedule, with most of the time reserved for your hacks and projects:

Saturday, 3th May 2014

10:00 Doors open & Registration & Brunch 
11:00 Opening (Welcome & Intro) 
11:15  Lightning Talks
11:40  Break (Signup for Pitches)
12:00 Pitches (Pitch your project idea and get other hackers exited - 3 minutes each)
12:30 Teambuilding
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Start Hacking 
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Continue Hacking – … Open all night! (fablab will close at 23:59)

Sunday, 4th May 2014

10:00 Doors open 
10:00 – 13:00 Continue Hacking
13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Final Hacking Session 
15:00 End of The Hack
16:00 Hack presentations
17:00 Hack documentation
19:00 Closing Hack Day 

Inspirations & Support

If you’re looking to raise the anticipation then why not head over to the hackpad and check-out some of the initial project ideas? 

To help inspire your hacks, take a look at the video from the last Science Hack Day Berlin
Here you’ll also find more information on the coaches, who will be supporting your projects during the Science Hack Day.


Finally, we’d like to let you know that we will be documenting the Science Hack Day through photos and video. If you do not want to appear on our photos or videos, please turn to our video team and photographers and let them know.

We’re looking forward to seeing you! 


Das Wissenschaftsjahr 2014 – Die digitale Gesellschaft
The digital society is a society in change. Digital technologies permeate our daily lives and offer a variety of new possibilities. The Year of Science 2014 – the digital society shows how science and research drives these developments and dedicates itself to the outcomes of the digital revolution.

Foto: cc-by-sa 2.0 Ed Uthman