European Big Data Hackathon launched - teams from across Europe to compete in Brussels - opportunity to participate

Dear [current-user:field_firstname],

The  European Big Data Hackathon has just been launched.

Teams of three members are to be proposed by the National Statistical Institutes of the European Statistical System and can include members of the national data science community, staff of the statistical office or a partnership of both.

The Hackathon will take place in Brussels from 13 to 15 March 2017 concurrently with the NTTS 2017 conference.

Travel and accomodation for the participation of one team per EU Member State in the Hackathon will be covered by the European Commission.

For details on the Hackathon and how to participate, please go to the hackathon homepage at:


Looking forward to seeing you at NTTS 2017 in Brussels,


/The NTTS 2017 secretariat

P.S. For the main NTTS 2017 conference, the call for papers is still open:


but the submission deadline is approaching. D.S.