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Natural disasters caused USD 180 billion in damage in 2018 alone. Helping to alleviate these costs using data science, will be the focus of this year’s datathon. You will be asked to solve a social challenge, related to natural disasters, by applying state-of-the-art data science and combining them with consulting skills. You will solve the challenge end-to-end by creating the code, translating the output thinking about how to best applying what you have learnt to make a real difference and potentially save lives. Our experienced analytics consultants in each location will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your ideas and to problem solve.

Agenda*

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome
9:30 – 10:00 Explanation of the dataset & how you will be evaluated
10:00 – 13:00 Datathon
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch & networking
14:00 – 14:30 Meaning of impact at McKinsey
14:30 – 19:00 Datathon
19:00 – 19:45 Dinner
19:45 – 20:15 Discussion panel & Q&A
20:15 – 20:30 Data science roles at McKinsey
20:30 – 21:15 Presentation of solutions
21:15 – 23:00 Networking drinks
23:00 Wrap up and goodbye

*Sessions are subject to change closer to the event date

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