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February 2017

February 1, 2017

Tech Sisters and Helmes Present: What Analysis?

Important: entrance with tickets only! Registration for the event opens on *Saturday, January 28 at 10am*. Stay tuned for the updates.

We’re very excited to announce that the next Tech Sisters panel discussion and networking event will be hosted by our dear friends at Helmes.

This time we'll be diving deep into the topic of analysis and why it is so difficult to find two analysts with the same job description. Who are these mythical creatures, why their contributions are crucial to an organisation’s success and how come they always wear so many different hats?

Helping us find answers to these questions and giving us even more food for thought are our panelists:

Eliis Väert, Business Unit Manager at Helmes
Martin Kapp, Software Architect at Pipedrive
Kaisa Soovik, Analyst at Helmes
Meelis Lang, General Manager at Testlio

The panel will be moderated by Maria Lasprilla, Product manager at Pipedrive.

As tradition has it, we'll kick things off with a tour of the offices guided by the locals at Helmes, and there will be plenty of networking opportunities thoughout the evening.

Don't miss out! Tickets will become available on Saturday, January 28 at 10am. The link to the tickets will be posted on this event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1182005075246898/

February 1, 2017

Python CodeClub Spring 2017: session 1

Are you interested in coding? Do you want to know more about Python? And meet other people like you? Then come to Python CodeClub. The club and events are powered by the leading Estonian Python development team Thorgate.

Who is this for?
Everybody interested in coding Python. We welcome total beginners as well as advanced Python learners to come and share their knowledge, help others or find new ideas.

How does it work?
If you have your own project: you can ask for help or ideas from other people. You can present it if you like, or just ask around. You can get feedback. Experienced coders from Thorgate can help you find solutions to problems.

If you don't have your own project: we will give a little introduction to Python and then guide you through some coding challenges throughout the whole semester. There will be easier challenges for the beginners and complex ones for the advanced coders.

When and where?
Wednesday, feb 1 18.00. The exact location will be announced soon!

Senior developers and snacks provided by Thorgate. Bring your laptop!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/102230640292305/
February 3, 2017

HCT Hackathon

The first HealthCare Technology Hackathon will take place on the 3rd of February in Mektory. The Hackathon is mandatory for first year HCT students, but we are also happy to welcome second year students to participate as a volunteer in the Hackathon.

The presentations at the end of the day are opened for everybody.

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/events/293856264349992/

February 12, 2017

Student project contest

The University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science hosts the competition for IT projects every autumn and spring semester. Students are invited to participate either as individuals or in teams.

Prizes: at least a €3,000 prize fund for every contest of which at least €1,500 is for the Bachelor's category and €1,500 for the Master's category. Estimated prizes: €1000 for I , €800 II, € 600 III, €400 IV and €200 V prize (per team), multiple prizes possible.

Have a look at the statute for specific requirements for the project and how to submit it:


The deadline for submitting projects is February 12, 2017 at 23.59.

February 17 - 19, 2017

Garage48 Hardware & Arts 2017

Garage48 Hardware & Arts 2017 is a one of a kind hackathon bringing together the creative communities of electronics, mechatronics and software engineers, UI/UX and product designers, marketers and other professionals. The event will be held at the University of Tartu, Institute of Physics on February 17-19, 2017, marking its fourth year in helping teams to innovate and change our lives.

This will be the hackathon of the year, where we expect people to work on crazy ideas with the aim to have fun while developing something cool and REAL - something you can hold in your hands. No matter what skills you possess - everybody who wants to build something is welcome! We want to engage people from different levels of experience: from students to experienced electronics engineers and start-up entrepreneurs.

Garage48 Hardware & Arts 2017 is organised in cooperation with the University of Tartu and the Estonian Academy of Arts.

Find out more: http://garage48.org/events/hardwarearts2017
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/711963448969791/
February 20, 2017

STARTERtech Advanced Launch Event - "All about Passion!" TTÜ Mektory

While building startups everyone talks about passion. Everyone says you have to be "all in" in order to succeed.
But what really makes you move? Besides building a company or career, there are many other things one can be passionate about. So we figured, that there has been enough talk about startups and entrepreneurship on startup events, let's do something different this time. Let's talk about passion. Let's give people an opportunity to talk about what they really care - deep inside.

Our awesome speakers will have only 7 minutes to give their talk and we will have 8 minutes to dig deeper. That's it. Simple. Clear. Passionate.

PS: Put on your colourful socks or bring cosy slippers with you - the room will transform accordingly and we'll settle in on pillows and couches this time. No shoes allowed!

STARTERtech Advanced Launch Event - "All about Passion!"
FEB 20, 17.30 - 20.00 at TTÜ Mektory
Registration until 16.02 - https://goo.gl/forms/zDG9xi6u2dGKtQcN2
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/240962626361716/
February 28, 2017

Applications of Text at Lingvist and Cartskill - Tallinn University of Technology

We invite you to our next event on the popular Machine Learning meetup series. Please register here - https://www.meetup.com/Machine-Learning-Estonia/events/237165540/ The maximum capacity is 180 participants and 126 have already registered.
The meetup focuses on language learning and conversational bots.
17:30 Doors open
18:00 “Statistical Methods in Language Learning”, Tanel Hiir, Lingvist
19:00 Coffee break
19:30 "ML applied to visual product recommendation and chat bots", Hendrik Luuk, Cartskill
20:30 The End

Price: Free
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/422477711426669/