Data Analytics Hackathon with IBM Watson
2nd-6th July, 2018


Tuesday, 3rd July: Emil-Figge-Strasse 38a, r. 1.15

Wednesday, 4th July: 9-17 – REFA building, r.227​

Wednesday, 4th July, 17h – Thursday, 5th July, 9h: Emil-Figge-Strasse 40a Kostbar/E24

Thursday, 5th July: 9-17h – REFA bulding, r. 227


Participants will

  • get to know the world of Big Data and how to turn data into business ideas
  • get to know and try out the world of IBM Watson data structuring tools
  • gain information about risks and derive ideas for business models from data
  • win attractive prices
  • provide an academic achievement (in consultation with the lecturers)


  • curiosity and open-mindedness
  • willingness to work interdisciplinarily (students of Computer Science and Business in a team)
  • willingness to communicate mixed (German/ English)
  • a standard laptop


3 ECTS for successful participation in the Dortmund International Summer School, additional 3 ECTS for delivering a homework defined during or before the event.


Thorsten Ruben (FH Dortmund)


FH Dortmund: Matthias Beenken, Michael Radtke, Christian Reimann, Thorsten Ruben, Dino Schönberg, Carsten Wolff
ZNTU Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine: Galina Tabunshchik


More information and the registration link can be found here.


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