Events at CERGE-EI

Tuesday, 1 November, 2016 | 18:00 | Economics Discovery Hub

Data-driven Changemakers Datathon - Kick-off Event

Ready for a challenge?

Join us at the Datathon Kick-off Event where you will find out more about the Data-driven Changemakers Datathon.

  • What is Datathon and why are we doing it
  • What will be the topics and questions covered
  • What data will be available for analysis
  • Schedule and setup of the event
  • Whom will you meet during Datathon (speakers, jury members, mentors, organization team)
  • Q&A session 

We also have some exciting news about IBM Data Science Experience platform that we will share with you during the event.

Who are we looking for?

Bachelor and master students interested in working with data and / or topics related to urban development. We do not expect you to have much experience of working with data however you should have a knowledge of using Microsoft Excel.

The aim of the Datathon?

To give you hands-on experience solving a real urban development problem using data analysis skills. You will choose a topic that interests you (from one of the following areas: urban movement, diverse city, bottom-up impact), form a team with other students and spend three days solving the case. At the end of the challenge, you will present your findings to the judges.