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UD COVID hackathon

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A Hackathon is generally a colocated event where people tackle specific challenges in small groups to produce rapid results that outline issues and promising approaches to solutions. At this time, COVID-19 certainly poses many challenges and it also forces events to online platforms. This online Hackathon organized by the UD Data Science Institute will focus on Delaware-specific challenges related to the ongoing pandemic. This is not an epidemiological hackathon. Rather, we will look at how the COVID-19 crisis and local response is affecting Delaware and Delawareans, including:

 

  • Effectiveness of the DE response to COVID-19 compared to similar/neighboring states
  • Support and resources for the UDel community
  • Environmental impact of the shutdown

 

Within each of these three tracks, we will propose some hacks, but we also encourage you to propose projects (there is a dedicated slack channel for discussion of potential projects).

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 9:00am to 6:00pm

online

Event Type

Community, Lectures and Programs, Students, Global, Civic Engagement

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Website

https://github.com/UDDSI/COVID19hacka...

Contact Email

fbianco@udel.edu

Contact Name

Federica Bianco

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