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The 2017 OHBM Hackathon is an official satellite event of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) that is organized by the OHBM "Open Science" Special Interest Group. The goal of the hackathon is to bring together researchers with disparate backgrounds from the OHBM community to collaborate on open science projects in neuroimaging.
Participants are encouraged to post project ideas in advance of the hackathon. Checkout the list on the OHBM hackathon wiki. All it takes to contribute to the list is a github account!
Please join the Brainhack Slack project and announce your project on the #general channel. We suggest you create a dedicated channel for your project, as well as a hackpad with a project summary, roadmap and contributors.
Following the hackathon, you will be able to submit a project report to the 2017 Brainhack Proceedings.
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, the OHBM Open Science SIG will award funding to a limited number of students and post docs to defray their costs for attending the 2017 OHBM Hackathon.
To apply, email (1) a half-page Brainhack project proposal, (2) a one-page biographical sketch and (3) proof that you are a graduate student or post-doc (typically a letter from your supervisor) to email@example.com.
The organizing committee will determine the winners based on the merits of the submitted materials, as well as geographical, expertise and gender diversity. The winners will be encouraged to develop their project during the hackathon, notably using the brainhack slack ahead of the event. All hackathon participants will have the opportunity to submit a report on their project for publication in the 2017 Brainhack Proceedings.
Awards will be announced by email by April 15th.
The spirit of the Hackathon will continue into the OHBM meeting in Vancouver from June 25-29, where an Open Science Room will be available in the conference venue for all OHBM attendees to discuss, present, and continue working on hackathon projects. The schedule of the open-science room will be made available as part of the regular schedule of HBM.