Teams should be anywhere from two to six members. All members must be a builder (a Developer,Designer, Clinician, or Researcher).

If you're looking for fellow teammates, direct message participants on Challenge Post. Others are looking for teams, too!

As the date gets closer we'll faciltate introductions and match passion to concepts.


Code, Design, Art, APIs, Services, and Open Source

Although there will be an evaluation and announcement of winners at the end of the hackathon, lets not get to hung up on the competition.

You are encouraged to use 3rd party services, APIs, open source projects, libraries, and frameworks. Let's face it, we need all the help we can get during the hectic event. There's no need to break DRY rules when there are so many great resources available to all Hackers. Many of our past contestants have taken advantage of the various offerings from our event partners to great effect. 


The only exception to this rule is PHI, Patient Health Information.   Any of the datasets provided will not include patient data,  any data you include must not include any either.  We take this rule very seriously for the sake of all members attending the event. Failure to comply may result in the offending team's disqualification.



All output from teams will be published on OHSUCompBio's github page. The hackathon is here to help encourage exploration of the intersection of cancer and technology.  Open SOurce and Open Data are part of that.


Be Respectful

Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and racist, sexist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate for this event*.

* Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Be Thoughtful

In the spirit of innovation and inclusiveness, there may be minors participating in the event. Keep this in mind. You will present your idea to an audience who is explicitly prepared to experience your presentation in a safe and/or designated area.

Be Open 

We welcome attendees from all backgrounds. This event is about increasing the overall amount of innovation, partnership, and engagement in the developer community.

Be Awesome & Have Fun

Hack, meet new people, get creative, and have a good time. Getting something meaningful done within such a short amount of time can be stressful, but we'd like to encourage everyone to take a break every now and then to relax and enjoy the event.

**Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the Hackathon at the sole discretion of the Hackathon organizers. Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.

Source: Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct