The Data Science Club @ UW-Madison is hosting the datathon, a 24-hour beginner-friendly data hackathon on October 16 & 17th presented by Corteva and co-sponsored by Epic, John Deere, Thomson Reuters & Google Cloud. Competitors are encouraged to demonstrate to these recruiters their passion for data and their enthusiasm to solve real-world issues! Prizes worth 1000$ are said to be distributed along with fun events, swag, meals, and more.
Applications are now open: http://dotdatascience.org/datathon-2021
Reminder! Datathon is happening this weekend! We have exciting sponsor events that are open to both undergraduate and graduate students, not just Datathon participants! Here’s a list of events that are happening:
Oct. 16th at 1:20 – 2:00 PM : American Family Insurance will be speaking about data science in the insurance field.
Oct. 16th at 2:00 – 2:40 PM: Thomson Reuters will be talking about curating and classifying data and supporting professionals in complex domains that move society forward.
Oct. 16th at 2:40 – 3:20 PM : John Deere is presenting about the power leveraging of data science in the various fields ranging from performance management in heavy machinery to using artificial intelligence in farming to predicting the outlook in John Deere financials. This event will be virtual, here is the zoom link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/92264415273
Oct. 16th at 3:30 – 4:10 PM : Epic is presenting about applications of machine learning and data science in the core of healthcare analytics.
Oct. 16th at 4:20 – 5:00 PM: Corteva Agriscience will be talking about how data analytics is being leveraged in agriculture using AI and ML. This event will be virtual, here is the zoom link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/94236959395
The in-person events will be taking place at Educational Sciences Building at Room 204, so face masks are required! Everyone who attends in-person will be provided free food and swag! Also, please bring your resumes to talk to the companies’ recruiters! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday! “