About

The U-tad Data Science Student Challenge is part of a global series of Hackathons. These events are designed to ignite a passion for the amazing things made possible by Data Science and to help students develop the skills necessary to harness the power of analytics.

A variety of learning resources will be made available and the hackathon will suit students with a background in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Statistics, Analytics and Math.

With a substantial prize pool, as well as t-shirts and other swag for all participants, it’s a great opportunity to build your skills, meet other top students, have fun and win great prizes. The U-tad Data Science Student Challenge is a collaboration between U-tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital and Microsoft.

Rules and regulations:
– Winning Prize €5000 Second place €2000 Third Place €1000
– Although Microsoft Azure is strongly recommended, teams can use any type of platform to craft the solution.
– This event is open to all university students in Spain
– Hackers will work in teams of 3-4.
– All teams preserve the IP rights on their own solutions.

Highlights from the UCL DSSC Hackathon in 2016

Photo Gallery

Video Gallery

WHEN AND WHERE

Friday 12th May
Start: 3:30pm
Saturday 13th May
End: 5pm
U-tad

Parque Europa Empresarial
C/. Playa de Liencres, 2
Edificio Madrid
28290 Las Rozas
Madrid

LEARNING RESOURCES

To help you develop a deeper understanding of the tools techniques and processes involved in Data Science, we’ve put together a collection of resources and videos.

Tutorial One


Tutorial Two


Tutorial Three


Tutorial Four


Schedule

12TH MAY:

3:30pm
Hackathon check-in opens

4:00pm

Keynote and Technical Bootcamp Presentations

6:00pm

Hacking and Mentoring Begins

8pm

Dinner Break

9:00pm

Hacking Continues Overnight

13TH MAY:

8:00am
Breakfast

1:00pm

Hacking Ends and Presentation Preparation + Lunch

2:00pm

Lunch and ‘Science Fair’ Judging Begins

3:30pm

Final Presentations and Awards