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  • PROJECT:HACK

    7TH/8TH AUGUST 2021, ONLINE

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  • PROJECT:HACK

    Project:Hack takes place 3 times per year and brings together business analysts, project delivery experts and data scientists / analysts to push boundaries and develop innovative solutions to enhance project delivery outcomes. Working as part of a team, attendees tackle real world industry challenges using datasets from major players. Upskill with masterclasses delivered by industry experts. Network with others who share this vision and passion and influence some major players. Compete to win thousands pounds worth of great prizes. All profits from ticket sales go to Cancer Research UK.

    The showreel provides an insight of what to expect at a hackathon. Register here for Project:Hack 10

    Want to find more information about challenges? Please sign up and join the hack club

  • "An amazing event! Well organised, highly motivated people, masterclasses were very educational. Some organisations would charge a lot for this! Superlative service to the community"

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    "An eye-opening event showcasing what can be achieved when a diversity of skills is applied to a focused problem...without any time to procrastinate"

  • Location: Virtual Environment (Microsoft Teams)


    Rules & Good Practice:

    Be nice, work collegiately, help each other. We’ve all given up time to be here.

    Hackathons are like marathons. Some people go to compete but most people take part to better themselves and have fun. Whatever the reason is you're at a hackathon, make sure you're upholding the hacker spirit by collaborating with other teams, helping beginners, and having fun.

    No discrimination, harassment, bullying or anything else that may impact your co-hackers.

    Have fun!


    Submission Deadline:

    7pm Sunday August 8th 2021. Please Ensure your presentation video, code and data are all in a zip file when submitted
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  • PAST EVENTS
    • Hack 9 - 1st Place
      JUNE 3rd/4th
      09:00AM - 17:00PM

      1st place went to team 1a, a challenge set by Costain to extract construction pricing estimate data from an unstructured data source and transform this into a structured dataset, and secondly to created a visualised search tool that can be used to access this data in a quick and efficient manner.

      Hack 9 - 2nd Place
      JUNE 3rd/4th
      09:00AM - 17:00PM

      2nd place went to challenge 10, developed by Projecting Success.

      Challenge Overview
      A challenge that involves using the power of a state-of-the-art natural language model (GPT-3) to automatically create tailored messages to different stakeholder groups on a construction project. This includes creating personalised messages to the various stakeholders using the data provided as prompts to GPT-3.

      Hack 9 - 3rd Place
      JUNE 3rd/4th
      09:00AM - 17:00PM

      Challenge Overview

      A challenge about making it easier to work with unstructured data to search and find infomation. The challenge will require you to take a pdf filled with data and tables and pull that all into a structured form. You will then have to create a search feature to allow industry profesionals from a non-technical background to search the data and find what they need quickly and efficiently.

      Output

      A structured dataset of construction price estimates extracted from the Spon's Pricing Book. A visual search tool to enable us to quickly and efficiently search through this data.

      Project Hack 7 NOVEMBER 7/8th
      9:00AM - 5:00PM

      If you would like to help shape how projects are delivered in the future, then Project:Hack will give you the opportunity to work with and influence major players in industry who share this bold vision and passion. Data Science is transforming how projects are delivered, it can save billions for society, improve certainty in outcomes and change the face of the project management profession forever.

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