BIG Data HACKATHON Copenhagen

The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good cause. Assemble a team, learn, share, and make new friends as you use big data technologies to solve real-world problems.


Who Should Attend?

This event is open to anyone interested in Big Data, BI and Data Visualization:

· Data Scientists

· Developers and Programmers

· Data Architects

· Anyone interested in learning about Microsoft’s big data technologies


Technologies covered

· Power BI and Excel

· Azure HDInsight (Hadoop)

· Azure Machine Learning

· SQL Server

Contest and Prizes

Attendees will self-organize into teams of 3-5 members and participate in the Big Data Hackathon contest.

Each team will be given 24 hours to select and solve a specific data science problem using Microsoft tools and then present the project to the judges.

There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize for the best overall solution.



Day 1. Friday, May 22 



9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:30 AM

Welcome and Keynote

10:00 AM


13:00 PM

Lunch and coding begins

6:00 PM

Dinner and coding continues

11:00 PM

Day 1 Ends

Day 2. Saturday, May 23 



8:00 AM


6:00 PM

Coding ends and presentations begin

6:00 PM

Winners announced and prizes distributed


DTU Skylab

building 373A Kongens Lyngby 2800


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