Open Data Challenge

March 15, 2019 @ UofT

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Improving Access

The inaugural GE Week Open Data Challenge will focus on leveraging open data to improving access, whether that be improving the availability of resources, services, or opportunities for individuals or communities, especially in the developing world. With the help of industry and NGO mentors, students will leverage open data to create a business strategy and a technical solution while gaining a global awareness of economic, political, environmental, and health considerations. More details coming soon, so stay tuned!


March 15

Kickoff Day

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March 15-29

Preparation Week

Teams have 2 weeks to formulate their solution and work closely with their mentors to iteratively refine the technical and business strategy.

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March 30-31

Hackathon Weekend

Sat 11 AM: Opening ceremony.
Sat 12 PM: Hacking begins.
Sun 12 PM: Hacking ends.
Sun 1-4 PM: Pitches and judging.
Sun 4-6 PM: Finalists present.
Sun 6-7 PM: Closing ceremony.

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