Human and machine
28-29 January 2019
Date: 28-29 January 2019
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Venue: PwC Training Centre, 19/F, Tower A, Manulife Financial Centre, 223-231 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon
Judging panel: PwC Hong Kong Risk Assurance Data & Analytics team
Data-lympics is a competition event for people like you who are interested in Data Science to explore, collaborate, discover and share insights/ideas/experiences about large, rich, and complex datasets. Apart from the competition itself, there will be other supporting activities ranging from educational workshops to networking opportunities with peers and industry professionals.
We would like to:
University students (including both undergraduate and post-graduate)
Registration deadline: 4 January 2019
Please register through your respective university representatives by providing the following:
For other institutions or any enquiry, please contact:
Chris Mo, Senior Manager, Data & Analytics, Risk Assurance, PwC Hong Kong email@example.com
City University of Hong Kong
Department of Economics and Finance
Dr. Junchao Xiao - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hong Kong Baptist University
Joseph Ng - email@example.com
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
School of Engineering
Vince Chow - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wing Cheong Lau - email@example.com
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chris Mo - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Open University of Hong Kong
Dr. Raymond So Wing Cheung - email@example.com
The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Eric Li - firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty of Business and Economics
Laraine Ko - email@example.com
Relevance - 30 Points
Is the solution relevant to the business issue?
Is the solution relevant to Hong Kong/China?
Impact - 10 Points
Is the solution adding value to the business?
Innovation - 20 Points
Does the solution introduce new ideas or methods?
Does it make use of open data?
Technical achievement - 30 Points
Readiness to use
Ease of use
Communication and presentation - 10 Points
|Day 1: 28 January 2019 (Monday)|
|18:00||End of Day 1; Venue closed|
|Day 2: 29 January 2019 (Tuesday)|
|15:00||Announcement of shortlisted teams|
|17:50||Closing speech from Jennifer Ho, PwC’s Global Risk Assurance Data & Analytics Leader|
|18:00||End of event|
The top 3 winning teams will be awarded with two-months internship or one-year placement programme*, plus:
- Champion: HK$20,000 cash
- 1st runner up: HK$12,000 cash
- 2nd runner up: HK$5,000 cash
* With PwC Hong Kong and Mainland China's Risk Assurance's Data & Analytics team. For internship and graduate programme details, please visit: www.pwchk.com/campus.
Q: Who can attend?
A: Any undergraduate or post-graduate students above age 18 can attend our Data-lympics. No experience with data science is assumed.
Q: Any restriction on which university student can participle?
A: Absolutely NOT! We welcome students from anywhere.
Q: What should I bring?
A: You should bring your own laptops, chargers and any related softwares.
Q: How much is this going to cost?
A: Data-lympics is 100% free. We will be providing free food and drinks!
Q: Other questions?