over 1 year ago

And the winner is...

First off, thank you to everyone who participated in the first MIDAS MISSION Public Health Hackathon. The feedback has been ovewhelmingly positive, and it was great to see all of the work and creativity that went into our submissions.  The judges have decided. This was a difficult decision for our judges as all of the entries were really good, espcially given the fact that they were all written over a two day period.  

The winners of the 2016 MIDAS MISSION Public Health Hackathon - Visualization are:

1st Place: SPEW VIEW,  Team: SPEW

2nd Place: Galapagos, Team: Blitz…

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over 1 year ago

Don't worry, submissions will be accepted until Midnight

The website says 11:45, you will still be able to submit right up until the midnight deadline.

 

Thanks,

Shawn

 


over 1 year ago

New Webex link for the afternoon

If you need to connect and talk to us, we established a new webex at:

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=I28JMR5OM7O405UC1I1DVMUNSC-98B1&rnd=661922.69209

Thanks,

Shawn

 


over 1 year ago

Hackathon Day 2

Morning Hackers, 

I hope that day one was productive and that everyone is enjoying the hackathon.  

A few notes:

1. We would really appreciate it if sometime during the day, the remote participants would send us a team picture to document their experience.   You can send pictures to stbrown@psc.edu.

2. We will have the webex starting at 9:00 AM. at the following address, in case you need support:

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=I95RSZ26RASCQBIU69CPC86ZBW-98B1&rnd=808116.89603

If there are any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Happy Hacking!

Shawn

 


over 1 year ago

FYI: There is a programmer on the Discussion group looking for a team

If you are interested... you can contact him directly: http://devpost.com/louisgv.


over 1 year ago

Video from this morning's presentation is now on YouTube

Here is the link:

https://youtu.be/YrdVGKGfiG4

Cheers,

Shawn


over 1 year ago

New Webex for the day

We needed to end the current Webex to obtain the video for this morning, here is the currently open room in case you need it.

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=I45A4UTAJSE0VBIM5GOOEOFY43-98B1&rnd=470044.87939

Thanks,

Shawn

 


over 1 year ago

Discussion Forum on the website

I just wanted to remind all participants that the DevPost website has a discussion forum that all members can post to if there are any questions or discussions that you would like to start with our group of hackers. 

Happy Hacking!

Shawn

 

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

Submission information

For submitting your work, you can do so via email or as a devpost project.  You can email your materials to stbrown@psc.edu.  Please include links to any videos that you produce to demo and explain your applications and instructions on how to install or use the application.

Please let us know if you have any questions or need support on this.

Thanks,

Shawn

 


over 1 year ago

Dr. Espino is available throughout the day if you would like to talk with him about his visualization work

If you would like to speak with Dr. Espino, you can set up a meeting with him by email at juest4@pitt.edu.


over 1 year ago

Reminder of Webex Session starting at 9:00 AM

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=MBKIZV654UBFUSWWCWQD9J6GWC-98B1&rnd=271147.76225

 


over 1 year ago

Teams Roster

Here is a list of the teams so far, please feel free to email us if there are any mistakes or corrections that need to be made.

  • SPEW - Lee Richardson and Shannon Gallagher
  • Howard University Team - Susan Bhattari, Swapnil Tamrakar, Sumit Dhugel, and Saurav Aryal
  • iHealthVentures - Saurabh Kumar and Shefali Kumar
  • HealthViz - Beenish Chaudhry
  • Blips and Chitz - John Levander and Nick Millet
  • Team Rocket - Eli Zhenkov, Nate Robinson and Bryan Learn
  • Red 13 Standing By - David Galloway, Mike Lann, and Anne Cross
  • vzt - Jay DePasse and Jordanne Friedman
  • NDDSL - Bryan Lewis…

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over 1 year ago

Note for those who will be joining at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Due to restrictions of the building, we will not be allowed to have anyone from the hackathon stay throughout the night on site.  

Here is the following on-site hours:
Thursday 2/25/16: 8:30AM - 10:00PM
Friday 2/26/16 8:30AM - 10:00PM

Lunch and Dinner will be provided for Thursday and Lunch will be provided for Friday.

Snacks, coffee and beverages will be provided throughout


over 1 year ago

Schedule for Hackathon

Hello Teams,

I just wanted to send a note about the schedule for the Hackathon coming up on Thursday and Friday.  

For those that will be attending at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, please plan on at least one team representative arriving before 9:00AM at our offices on Thursday.  

For those participating remotely, we will start the Hackathon at 9:00 AM with an initial kickoff presentation.  This will be accessible through WebEx at:

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=MBKIZV654UBFUSWWCWQD9J6GWC-98B1&rnd=271147.76225

At this presentation, we will go over the rules for the hackathon, present the potential data sets for use in the hackathon, and answer any…

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over 1 year ago

Remember to register teams

Thank you to all who have signed up for the MIDAS MISSION Public Health Hackathon.  Just a reminder that if you have not done so already, please make sure that all of your team members are individually registered with accounts in DevPost, and then send me (stbrown@psc.edu) a separater email with the following information:

1. Name of your team.

2. List of team members.

3. Designated team leader.

4. Whether you plan on participating locally or remotely.

Thanks,

Shawn

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com

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