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Purdue Esport Hackathon

Event Date: 11/09/2018

Event Address:
Krannert School of Management
403 W State St
Krannert Drawing Room
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Calling all Students Developers, Data Scientists, Designers, Creators, Innovators, Business minds…Bring it!

Please register early since there is a capacity limit of 300 registrations.

Teams: 3-8 Members
Individuals: Register, but come solo and join a team at the launch party.
Corporate Teams (Must have 3 Purdue Students; teams can even get access to students at the launch party also): Companies looking for top student talent or an Esports pivot?!?…Bring it!
Equipment: BYOD (Bring your own device) Be prepared to hack on Esport Data APIs and bulk Esport data sets

**Breakfast and lunch provided on Saturday and coffee and snacks provided throughout the event**

Purdue Krannert School of Management’s Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC) is partnering with Discovery Park, Integrated Data Science Initiative (IDSI), and SportsUNITED to bring an exciting Esport Hackathon to the Mid-West. Centered on the Purdue University Campus, West Lafayette, IN teams will compete in a 24-hour Challenge, using cutting-edge technology (Machine Learning, AI, AR/VR, NLP, Immersive Media, Machine Vision, Blockchain) to develop innovative data solutions that solve problems for Data Visualizations and Predictive Analytics to support Fan Experience, eAthlete Training & Performance,
Purdue University is one of the leading science, technology and engineering universities in the world and is ranked #1 in technology transfer and start-up creation among U.S. universities without a med school.  Your corporate team will have be able to evaluate top business and development talent. No better way to evaluate talent than to see them in action!

Friday, Kick-Off Event!!
5:00-6:00: Registration and Fuel Up with snacks.
6:00-6:30: Team Formation and Networking
7:00: Challenge Launch! and Q+A
7:00: Corporate Sponsor Dinner with Purdue President Mitch Daniels.
8:00-10:00: Coaching Session 1
Saturday, November 10th.
8:00-10:00 Hackathon Breakfast
9:00-11:00 Coaching Session 2
12:00-1:00 Hackathon Lunch
1:00-3:00 Coaching Session 3
5:00-6:00: Hackathon Dinner
5:00-7:00: Team Pitches in front of an Expert Judges Panel
7:30: Winners Announced


Purdue is committed to making its programs accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation or special assistance for this program due to a disability, please contact us at 765.496.3667.

Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity university.

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