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SportsHack 2015 Halifax Prep Event


Thursday, 19 November 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (AST)

SportsHack 2015 Halifax Prep Event

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Join the IBM team at Volta on November 19th to find out more about the data sets we'll be using for SportsHack, a national hackathon using data from the CFL happening at Volta November 27-29th.

This prep event will help teams get ready to build viable commercial technology.

Technologies that will be available include:

  • IBM Watson Analytics,

  • IBM Blue Mix,

  • Big Data University , and

  • IBM Data Science Workbench.

Data Sets that will be available include:

  • CFL play stats and play by play information,

  • CFL video,

  • Stadium Digital data,

  • Social Media Data,

  • Traffic Data from ThinkDataWorks, and

  • Weather Data from the Weather Network.

This prep event will give you all the information to get ready for the SportsHack, starting on Friday, November 27th at 5 p.m, until Sunday, November 29th at 5 p.m. Learn more and register your team's spot!

Have questions about SportsHack 2015 Halifax Prep Event? Contact Volta

When & Where

1505 Barrington Street
Suite 701
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K5

Thursday, 19 November 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (AST)

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Volta is one of Canada’s largest innovation hubs, located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Volta aims to create a space where members of the Atlantic Canadian innovation ecosystem can work, connect and learn from one another by accessing co-working space, events and programs.


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