Events

A comprehensive list of events I’ve organised or contributed to.

Startup Europe Awards, Regional assessor

November 2016 @ Catania

Involved as Youth Hub Catania representative, I was one of the six regional assessors in Sicily evaluating the startups who applied to Startup Europe Awards during the first round of selections (regional call).

Startup Weekend Catania 2016, co-org and fund-raising

October 14-16, 2016 @ Vecchia Dogana, Catania

Record Startup Weekend edition in Catania with 148 participants and 12K Euros raised from sponsors. It was organised by Youth Hub Catania and some volunteers to promote young entrepreneurship and boost cooperations in the ecosystem. Find out more checking the hashtag #SWCatania16 or the Facebook page.

Contamination Lab (CLab), 2016 Edition, Trainer

October 2016 @ CLab, University of Catania

After a partnership between Youth Hub Catania and the University of Catania, we have been asked to contribute their course with 5 lessons on specific startup topics.

EYE Enabling Youth Entrepreneurship Support Group Project, Contributor

August 27, 2015 @ Impact Hub Syracuse

Representing EESTEC Catania and contributing to a 24 months research project to uncover the potential of young entrepreneurs across Europe, rethinking the incubation and support processes that could lead them to design, implement and run sustainable ventures. Know more about the project and about the local event (Italian).

#AppIdee (by Youthub), Moderator/Organizer

2015-2016, 2 years @ Catania

A series of open events and meetups held in Catania about startups, young entrepreneurship and skill matching.

Summer Entrepreneurship Training (SET), Local Supporter

August 4-10, 2014 @ Catania

An event by ESTIEM Business Booster aimed at promoting and stimulate entrepreneurship among students. It included trainings and a competition between participants. Read more about it here and about 2014 edition here at page 42.

Android Day #2, Organiser

June 6, 2014 @ University of Catania

This second workshop was about teaching the first steps in developing Android apps (not games).

AngularJS Workshop, Organiser

June 3, 2014 @ University of Catania

First-ever workshop about AngularJS in our University.

Android Day #1, Organiser

December 20, 2013 @ University of Catania

Workshop to teach the first steps in Android game development. The event was part of a Europe-wide series to support the Android Competition by EESTEC.