Saturday 02.09.17 – 03.09.17, 18:00
AgroHackathon: Design and Engineering for an Urban Garden (Conferences)

Learn how to take care of a home garden, lay out a garden in your yard, and create an ‘intelligent’ hydroponic system 


02.09.17 – 03.09.17









Participants in the AgroHackathoneducational programme will learn how to optimize the maintenance of a home garden, assemble the hydroponic installation, and create a green interior with plants. The public programme includes lectures and master classes on urban farming, and in parallel there will be a marathon for creating smart facilities for the cultivation of decorative, edible, and medicinal plants in urban conditions.

The educational programme introduces the profession of urban farmer and the peculiarities of modern gardening in urban conditions. Leading experts will explain why not all design solutions are suitable for growing plants, how to create your ‘smart’ pot, and how to optimize care for your favorite plants. At the master classes, professionals will demonstrate how to create a hydroponic setup at home by yourself, grow green interior accessories, and clone a plant in a test tube.

September 2

18:00 — 19:30 ‘AgroHackathon and urban farming in Russia’
19:30 — 21:00 ‘Handicrafts and the Digital Revolution’

September 3

15:00 — 16:00 Master class: ‘Smart Home Technology and “smart" greenhouses’
16:00 — 17:00 Master class: ‘Auto-watering: From a summer residence to a city greenhouse on a window sill’
17:00 — 18:00 Master class ‘How to create a growbox and home greenhouse’
18:00 — 19:00 ‘Progressive crop production’
19:00 — 20:00 ‘Plants in a city: useful and unusual’

Find out more about the marathon and register here.

AgroHackathon will be held jointly with UrbaniEco City School of Urban Agriculture and the society for the development of city farming in Russia. Fablab NITU ‘MISiS’ is the co-organizer and prototyping partner.

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