Young Sustainable Impact Conference In Norway

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Young Sustainable Impact, an organization empowering youth to solve the sustainability challenges of the 21st century, is inviting young people from all over the world to apply for its annual conference. Participation is fully funded. Deadline to apply is March 5th. 

Official call is open to, how organizers call them, earthpreneurs. An Earthpreneur is a person that wants to create a livelihood of helping the earth trough solutions, technology or organizations. During the program you will work on one or more sustainable development goals through creating a startup.

If you get chosen after the three application rounds you will commit to an innovation program from April until August. In a group of 5, you will choose which development goals you will like to help solve.

Please note, the program is online from April – August before you meet up in Oslo, Norway from August 14th to August 25th.

  • April: Teambuilding, learn about creative collaboration and find the development goal you want to work on.
  • May: Here we start with the first process of the innovation program. You will identify different problems within each development goal. At the end of the month you will, as a team, find the problems you would like to solve.
  • June: Based on the problems you identified in may you will use your and YSI`s network and the internet to gather insights into the top problems.
  • July: Here you will learn more about entrepreneurship, collaboration and slowly begin discussing ideas.
  • August: You will meet the team and all participants. During this month you will meet entrepreneurs, big businesses, investors and curious people. You will create a concept, work on the concept and pitch it front of important people. You will learn about leadership, self-development and become a strong, self-dependent team. 

Accommodation, meals and the program and plane tickets to Oslo will be covered by the organizer.

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