Pamplin College of Business Center for Business Intelligence & Analytics Hackathon

The Pamplin College of Business Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics will host a hackathon in collaboration with AT&T Developer Program, along with support from IBM, Carilion Clinic, Geico, ICAT and Hackers@VT.  This is a very exciting opportunity for all students from all disciplines to network with companies, work with IBM to create apps and earn cash prizes. (No programming skills required!) Please forward this information to your students and encourage them to register or possibly consider giving credit for participating in the event.

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 Mobile Apps for Global Good in Healthcare-Analytics Hackathon

When: Thurs April 7th (5:30 – 11:30 pm), Friday April 8th (5:30 pm – 12:00 am), Saturday April 9th (7:00 am – 7:00 pm)

Where: Thursday & Friday, Pamplin, Room 30, Saturday, Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology

 Registration deadline: March 31

  • Cash prizes: $2,500, $1,000 and $500, first, second and third place awards
  • Cool giveaways
  • Network with IBM, AT&T and Geico. Advance your career
  • Free 60-day Bluemix licensing for participants

Have your students’ apps RECOGNIZED by top judges in the field:

Ben Nelson, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, AT&T Developer Program

Dr. Theresa Mayer, Vice President for Research and Innovation, Virginia Tech

Dr. Stephen Morgan, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Information Officer, Carilion Clinic

Michael Parish, FACHE, DSHS, CLSSBB, Vice President, Quality & Patient Safety, Carilion Clinic

Dr. Richard Truxillo, Physcian Informaticist, Family Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Dr. Marcus Speaker, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Carilion Clinic
Dr. Matthew Schumaecker, Cardiology and Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, VT Carilion School of Medicine
Trish Gallagher, RN, Clinical Informatics Director, Carilion Clinic


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