Datathon - CivTechSA
SmartSA Datathon connects communities, ideas, and data to improve the quality of life today as we build a smarter tomorrow.
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About Our Datathon

CivTechSA and the SmartSA partners have teamed up to share datasets with the public in order to connect communities, ideas, and data to improve the quality of life today as we build a smarter tomorrow by hosting our annual Datathon Competition on June 28th-30th!

 

Our challenge areas focus on Affordability, Environmental Quality, and Access to Services.

 

We encourage developers, engineers, data scientists, and civic technologists to apply (no more than 6 people per team). Be on the lookout because we will be accepting team proposals soon!

 

Questions? Email us at civtechsa@geekdom.com.

Smart SA Categories

Affordability

As San Antonio grows, how can we ensure it stays affordable and accessible to everyone? Help us develop insight into San Antonio’s affordable housing challenges.

Environmental Quality

Preserving San Antonio’s environment is critical as our city continues to develop. Deep dive into the City’s water and air quality data to transform how we think about sustainability and environmental quality.

Access to Services

Consolidating and improving the accessibility and effectiveness of SmartSA services. Help us identify opportunities to combine existing services and create new ones.

Event Details

Datathon Q & A

Datathon Q&A Event at Geekdom will be held on April 24th, 2019.

 

We will be live streaming the event the day of via our Facebook page.

 

To check out last year’s Q&A, see the video link below.

Team Submission

We will be picking 7 teams for Datathon.

 

Final teams will be announced June 14th and notified via email so stay tuned!

 

Stay tuned to find out when submissions are open! 

Datathon Weekend

Datathon will be held June 28th – 30th, 2019 at Geekdom.   

 

The final 7 teams will compete throughout the weekend and present to the SmartSA judging panel for a chance to win cash prizes and awards. 

 

For more questions, review our FAQs or connect with us at civtechsa@geekdom.com.

Prize Details

WIN A CHANCE FOR A VARIETY OF AWARDS AND CASH PRIZES

Most Insightful

 Most informative analytics and or predictive modeling with datasets from one or more SmartSA partners.

Most Compelling

 Most impactful or engaging dashboard or data visualization through storytelling.

Most Solvable

 Most solvable solution by creating easy-to-use dashboard or portal with continuous and ongoing analytics for public use.

CHANGEMAKER – $3,000

  • Logo on event banner, opening and closing presentations, program agenda, prominent location on the website
  • Name listed on program agenda
  • Vendor opportunity to provide branded items for participant bags
  • Recognition as a dinner sponsor
  • The ability for a sponsor to staff a table for sponsor promotion
  • Access to participant resumes for future opportunities
  • Featured recognition in all promotional items (social media, PR and media coverage)
  • Create your own trophy. Example: Company “ABC” Most Creative Award or Company “XYZ” Most Innovative Project Award

INFLUENCER – $2,000

  • Logo on event banner, opening and closing presentations, website
  • Name listed on program agenda
  • Vendor opportunity to provide branded items for participant bags
  • Recognition as a lunch sponsor
  • The ability for a sponsor to staff a table for sponsor promotion
  • Access to participant resumes for future opportunities

ADVOCATE – $1,000

  • Logo on event banner, opening and closing presentations, website
  • Name listed on program agenda
  • Vendor opportunity to provide branded items for participant bags
  • Recognition as a snack sponsor

LEADER – $500

  • Logo on event banner, opening and closing presentations, website
  • Name listed on program agenda

Our 2018 Sponsors:

Changemaker Sponsors:

usaa
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aws-logosquare
geekdom-logo-redSqure

A Special Thank You To Our Partners!

Want to become a Sponsor? Contact us at civtechsa@geekdom.com

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