Hack2O



The Graduate Researchers in Data (GRiD) club at UMass Amherst is hosting our annual Data Science Hackathon! For 2017, we’ll be exploring water contamination datasets, especially as it relates to lead contamination in Flint, MI. This year we’re happy to be co-organizing this event with Nabanita De of Microsoft Student Partner.

The competition is open to all graduate students. Prizes will be given to the winners, generously sponsored by AmherstWorks and Microsoft Student Partner.

When and where

Start: Friday, Feb. 24; 5:30 PM

End: Sunday, Feb. 26, 3:00 PM

Location: LGRT 1634

Signup

Register here

Details

At this year’s annual hackathon, we will be exploring water contamination data, especially as it relates to lead contamination in Flint, MI. We will have additional data for waterborne disease outbreaks and other water-related health statistics.

Participants will be competing in teams to:

The dataset, along with detailed instructions, will be released together with the hackathon kick-off.

Schedule

Friday, Feb. 24

Saturday, Feb. 25

Sunday, Feb. 26

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