Odyssey Hackathon

Student associations across various Tilburg University Schools have joined forces to compose a multi-disciplinary team of 5 to 6 students to compete in an amazing Hackathon on April 2-6, 2020. The team will be actively supported and coached by a panel of expert advisors, comprising experienced practitioners and academics, throughout the entire process. No need to feel intimidated if you do not have technical skills — All are welcomed and will be guided through the process! 

Key benefits to you:
  • Demonstrate innovative problem-solving on your CV
  • Be introduced to an incredible international network of game-changers
  • Develop experience working in multi-disciplinary teams (non-technical and technical)
  • Learn more about key technologies that are shaping the future of business and society
  • Be coached by an experienced team of advisors who will actively support you
Key Milestones and Dates:
  • Attend Francesco Lelli’s session on blockchain on December 2 at 10:45 AM in CZ-007
  • Interested students submit applications before Monday, December 9, 2019
  • An internal committee selects students and composes the team on Friday, December 13, 2019
  • The team meets with expert advisors and student association chairs mid-January, 2020
  • The team travels to The Hague for intensive mentoring and to choose topic Feb 4-5, 2020*
  • The team meets with expert advisors and student association chairs to work on topic mid-March 2020
  • The team and advisors travel to Groningen for the Odyssey Hackathon April 2-6, 2020*
  • The team will have a chance to share learnings mid-May, 2020
 *All hotel and travel expenses will be covered by the Sponsoring Committee. 
 
Motivated students who love to solve complex, real-world challenges, please apply before Monday, December 9, 2019. The application link: here
 
For more information on the Odyssey Hackathon please check out these three resources:

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