What does the D4GC offer?

Crack the Case

Solve a real-world social responsibility problem like poverty, ethics, sustainability using Data Science & AI to create high impact by forming teams.


Get exposure, build your network and learn about career opportunities from our partners across diverse industries.


Win various prizes through testing both technical as well as your soft skills and creating the ultimate pitch for our expert jury.

Check out some highlights of our previous editions!

About the Event

Our event gathers 160 students together with experts in Data Science, Machine learning & business strategy around the common goal of solving a complex social problem.

On November 10th, participants will be immersed in the world of Data Science, Business Strategy & Social Responsibility. Through an interactive workshop of their choice followed by The Challenge, students from all different fields of study will get the chance to diversify their skillsets.

Students will work in teams of four to get insights from a number of datasets and use them to formulate a strategy for a complex social issue. Pitches will be evaluated by corporate jury members and the best teams will receive amazing prizes! 


Machinezaal 01.01, Thermotechnisch Instituut (337-01)
Kasteelpark Arenberg 41 , 3001 Heverlee

Date & Time

Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Starting time: 8.30am

Event Schedule

Boost your energy in the morning and meet our partners that will coach you to get to the finish line through a delicious breakfast provided in the morning!

Get excited to learn more about what Emergent & our Partners have to offer you!

Enrich your knowledge and develop the needed skill set to solve the challenge by participating in a chosen workshop!

Enjoy a nourishing lunch and get to meet the people you will be working with.

Dinner will be provided to reward your hard work of the day. 😉

Pitch your idea to corporate jury members and get the chance to win amazing prizes!

Winners will get their well deserved prize and you are all welcome to stay for free drinks and some more networking!