Datathon - Unleash your inner cartographer!

Feb 13, 2024 | 9:15 am - 5:30 pm | Braunschweig

We invite you for a hands-on experience using any of QGIS, R, or Python to exploit freely available geodata for fun and insights.


Date: Tuesday, February 13th
Time: 9:15 am – 5:30 pm
Location: TU-Braunschweig, Pockelsstraße 4. Lehrstudio (PK4.111)

The Datathon is limited to 30 participants! The workshop will be conducted in both English and German to ensure inclusivity.

To participate in the workshop you need to
1) have registered
2) bring your own laptop
3) with QGIS installed and
4) your R and/or Python programming environment, if you want to work with code.

9:15 am

Introduction to basic Geodata-Processing with QGIS, R and Python


11:30 am
Pizza break

During the lunch break we will provide pizza for all participants.


12:15 pm
Datathon! Hacking and Plotting

Now it is your turn, start hacking and plotting.


5:15 Pm
Award Ceremony

The results of the Datathon will be judged by our jury.


5:30 pm

Around 5:30 pm we will close the Datathon.



The Datathon was organised within RDM4BS by the following institutes TU Braunschweig, DLR and Thünen-Institut.