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Allianz #BalanceforBetter hackathon​​

On International Women’s Day 2019 Allianz Benelux hosts the #BalanceforBetter hackathon! A hackathon in the Allianz Offices in Brussels on March 8 and 9 to work on improving core business processes at Allianz. ​

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Event’s place​

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The event will take place in Allianz’ offices in Brussels.

The address is: 
Lakensestraat 35, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

How to get there :

By car: parking is available at

- Parking Alhambra, Emile Jacqmainlaan 14, 1000 Brussel

By metro: stop at De Brouckere on line 3 and 4

Tips

Here are a few things to bring with you for the smooth running of the event.
  • Your ID : there will be a check-in at the entrance for security reasons
  • Your laptop: we will provide Wi-Fi, but no computers. Make sure to bring your charger as well: it will stay on for 36 straight hours!
  • Headphones/earplugs: brainstorming with so many people can be noisy, make sure to have headphones available if you want a quiet time.
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FAQ

What is a hackathon?
Hackathon is a trendy creative and collaborative process which gathers happy volunteers to address a practical issue using computer and data science on a limited period.
Who can attend the hackathon?
Anybody interested and feeling up to the challenge, including (but not limited to) business process experts and designers, process mining experts and process architects, data scientists, artists, developers, startups, students, you.
What happens if I have no data knowledge or insurance knowledge?
We suggest that you create teams with both sets of skills to get the best results. We can also match you with available participants who have registered alone and who have matching skills. For data, coaches will be available on site. Bear in mind that we will take your specificity into account when distributing the prizes.
What’s in it for me?
A great experience, cash prizes, your work presented in the offices of Allianz, and fun!
Can I register alone, or do I need to have a team?
Interested in participating, but your friends or colleagues are not? You can register alone and we will match you with other participants with complementary profiles.
How many people can be in a team?
A team can be formed of 2 to 5 members. If your team is small (2 members for instance), we might propose to add standalone participants to your team.
How much does it cost to attend?
Yes! We will provide food and drinks during the entire event so that you will need to worry about nothing except the challenge.
Can we spend the night at the hackathon?
You can keep working during the night, but there are no beds available. Staying in the office is not mandatory, you can go home or to a hotel should you wish to at night.
What data will we use?
We will prepare mandatory data sets, but you are welcome to bring additional sets provided it is consistent with ours and you have the right to use them
What are the criteria to win the challenge?
The jury will judge on a mix of criteria, taking into account data relevance, clarity, design and most important: benefits for our customers!
When does the subscription close?
You can subscribe until March 8, 2019 at 10:00
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