Events Calendar

    • HackEbola: A Datafest at UMass Amherst
    • Friday, November 21, 2014 5:30 pm
    • UMass Amherst, 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower
    • Join western Massachusetts data scientists, statisticians, and digital humanitarians for a weekend-long hackathon event focused bringing students, faculty, and other professionals together to work on learning more about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by analyzing real-time data on the outbreak and response.

      Logistics and Schedule

      This event will be held at UMass-Amherst (1634, LGRT). The schedule (still under development) will include the following events:

      - Monday, Nov. 17: Data made available
      - Friday, Nov. 21, 5:30pm: Opening workshop, team formation
      - Saturday, Nov. 22, 1pm: HackEbola team check-in, status updates, lunch
      - Sunday, Nov. 23, 2pm: Late lunch, presentations by all teams

      Participants will be encouraged to work in teams at the UMass campus on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday. Snacks, beverages, and lunches will served free of cost to participants.

      Anyone is welcome to participate, but please register in advance.