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MIT Policy Hackathon


  • Stata Center @ MIT 32 Vassar Street Cambridge, MA, 02139 United States (map)

MIT Policy Hackathon: “Data to Decisions” is a 48-hour hackathon convened by students from MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society and the MIT Technology and Policy Program that aims to address some of today’s most relevant societal challenges while fostering an interdisciplinary spirit. This hackathon will gather participants to work together in teams to propose creative policy solutions using a combination of robust data analytics and domain knowledge. As such, we’re looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds – from public policy to data science to engineering and more.

This year’s hackathon will include challenge statements that focus topics such as: (1) Energy & Climate (2) Transportation and Urban Planning (3) Health (4) Employment, Education, and Future of Work (5) Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity.

For more information, contact policyhackathon@mit.edu.

Applications can be found here and are due March 15 at 11:59 p.m.

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