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Paris Habitat Datathon

by | Jun 14, 2018

Paris Habitat is helping to design the future of social housing. They are organizing a Paris Habitat Datathon to further innovation of digital technology around affordable housing. Using datasets from Paris Habitat, contestants will have two days to develop inventive ideas that tenants and employees can benefit from. The datasets will revolve around five themes:

  • Tenants
  • Apartments
  • Homes
  • Neighborhoods
  • Paris

Submissions may be in a variety of formats, including excel, APIs, text, reference documents, videos, images, etc. The datathon will take place  Monday and Tuesday, July 2-3, 2018

Anyone may participate – including you! Companies, start-ups, tenants, students, or associations. In order to maintain balanced teams with diverse backgrounds and complementary skills, Paris Habitat will select the candidates and teams. You may register HERE, and participation is free. If you are put on the waiting list, you will be among the first to be selected for future, Paris Habitat events. Registration will take place June 12-22, 2018. Announcement of participants will be made June 27, 2018. Participants may speak English, but an understanding of French is needed.  

Monday, July 2

  • Morning : Plenary presentation & gathering of teams 
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon  : Plenary and creativity workshops 

Tuesday, July 3

  • Morning : Workshops & co-creations
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon : Pitch (15h), awards (17h), and end cocktails (18h)

More information found on the FAQ.


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