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The Centre for Data Science at QUT is hosting a Datathon!

  • 5 Jul 2021
  • 30 Jul 2021
  • QUT Gardens Point Campus 2 George Street Brisbane City, QLD 4000

The QUT CDS Decode Datathon is open to everyone (undergrads, postgrads, early career researchers, industry professionals etc.): whoever wants to experience and solve real-world data science problems and challenges, as well as learn new skills in a data science team setting. The Datathon will involve 4 days of on campus activities (or optional online participation for those in remote circumstances), as well as regular check-ins with mentors. The overview of the program is as follows:


·         5 July: Welcome, Industry Lightning Talks, Team Formation and Meet the  Mentors

·         6 July: Training in Data Science, Business Analytics and Twitter Analytics

·         7 July to 23 July: Team Work and Check-ins

·         26 July: Pitch Coaching, Data Visualisation and Data Science for Impact

·         30 July: Pitch Practice, Pitch Showcase and Awards Session


All participants will receive Certificates of Completion, with outstanding teams winning the Decode Datathon trophies. There will also be opportunity to attend some optional social events with the AMSI Winter School that are happening at QUT during the 4 weeks.


For more information and to register your interest, please visit here.

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