The ENGAGE Open Data Hackathon / Datathon launch

ENGAGE Open Data Hackathon / Datathon 

Presentation Tutorial

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 9:00‐14:30

Organiser: ENGAGE project consortium 

Host: Microsoft Innovation Center‐Greece 

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Competition description

This is a “hybrid” Hackathon‐Datathon competition organised by the ENGAGE FP7 Project. Applicants will have the opportunity to register for the competition and then submit their entries, which  can be open‐data‐centric applications and/or innovative,  curated and re‐usable high‐quality datasets. All applicants must conform to the Eligibility Criteria stated below and all entries will be assessed based on the Selection Criteria. A panel of judges appointed by the ENGAGE consortium will assess the entries and decide on a winner and runner‐up for the Hackathon and the Datathon.

Event details 

Hackathon launch: Monday 7th April 2014 

Deadline for submissions: Monday  28th April 2014 

Winners are announced: Monday 5th May 2014 

Agenda (Invitations and presentations in English) 

Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 

09:00‐11:00  Plenary Session @ The Stage – Chair  – Fotis Karayannis, Microsoft

Innovation Center Greece  (MIC‐GR)

09:00‐09:30  Arrival – Coffee

09:30‐10:00  Open Data – George Kanellopoulos,  Senior Technology Evangelist,  Microsoft Hellas

10:00‐10:30  Open Data Initiatives in Greece– Prof. Yannis

Charalabidis, University of the Aegean

10:30‐11:00  The ENGAGE Platform – Spiros Mouzakitis (including

short live demo), ENGAGE project manager, National Technical University of


11:00 ‐11:30  Coffee Break  

11:30‐13:00  Parallel Session –Training for developers @ The Stage – Chair  – Spiros

Mouzakitis, NTUA

11:30‐12:00  Microsoft Related tools ‐ The Microsoft Business Intelligence / Power Business Intelligence ‐  Thodoris Theodorou, Senior Consultant, Microsoft Services, Microsoft Hellas


12:00‐12:30  The ENGAGE API, Sotiris Koussouris, ENGAGE Technical Manager, NTUA

12:30‐13:00  Application examples using the ENGAGE API– Naim Gaberlo, MIC‐GR

11:30‐13:00  Parallel Session – ENGAGE Training for journalists and data analysts @

The Factory– Chair  – Evangelos Argyzoudis, Intrasoft International

11:30‐12:00  The ENGAGE curation and visualization tools, Harris Alexopoulos, AEGEAN

12:00‐12:30  Examples of the ENGAGE usage for data curation or creation of new datasets, Evangelos Argyzoudis, INTRASOFT International S.A.

12:30‐13:00  Available datasets and success stories (transport, health, political sciences, legal, etc.), Evangelos Argyzoudis, INTRASOFT International S.A.

13:00 ‐14:00  Light Lunch Break  

14:00‐14:15  Plenary Session‐ MIC start‐up support efforts, Lydia Morazzani, Business

Operation Manager, Microsoft Innovation Center Greece

14:15‐14:30  Plenary Session – Wrap‐up and procedure for submitting applications

using the ENGAGE portal‐ Spiros Mouzakitis, ENGAGE project

coordination team, NTUA

14:30 End of the event

More information at: | www.engage‐