Texas datahack is an all day competition hosted by MLDS and Convergent where you can put your data science, coding, and creativity skills to the test and create a meaningful project with real world data. You will get to explore and manipulate interesting data sets to figure out how to make a social impact. Food and prizes will be supplied, and we will also have workshops the week of the event to prepare you for the competition, so if you are new to data science, don't let that discourage you from applying, all majors are welcome.
8:00am - Breakfast - Taco Deli
8:30am - Kick-off
9:00am - Get to work!
9:30am - Oracle Cloud Workshop (Optional - EER 0.810)
12:00pm - Lunch - Hoa Hoa
12:30pm - Teza Workshop (Optional - EER 0.810)
3:15-4:15pm - Judges’ office hours
4:30pm - Reports due
5:30pm - Winners Announced
6:00pm - Event Ends
$7,250 in prizes
Scholarship/prizes worth $1000 + Oracle Cloud Credits worth $2500
Scholarship/prizes worth $750 + Oracle Cloud Credits worth $1500
Scholarship/prizes worth $500 + Oracle Cloud Credits worth $1000
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Sponsor representatives and select UT professors
How much did you differ from the rest of the reports seen? What new things did you try that haven’t been done before?
How much were you aware of the implications of your work. How much social good can come from your insights?
Insights into the data
What did you discover? How well did you get to know the data? What questions did you ask and answer?
What skills did you use? How technically complex was your project? How well did you pull it off?