A two-day coding competition will take place in Blacksburg on April 13-14. The Hokie Health Code-a-thon will feature a competition to create IT prototypes for the health care industry as well as tech talks and speakers discussing issues in health care technology and entrepreneurship.
Here is the press release from Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.
Montgomery County, Virginia – Hokie Health Code-a-thon 2012 is a two-day coding competition in Blacksburg, Virginia, bringing together physicians, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, students and enthusiasts to create IT prototypes to improve the healthcare industry. This event has been developed in partnership with Health 2.0 and is part of the Health 2.0 Code-a-thon series, which includes a range of developer-focused events in the United States, Europe and Asia.
The Code-a-thon will be held April 13-14, 2012 at TechPad – a technology co-working space located in downtown Blacksburg, across the street from Virginia Tech. The event will feature a number of excellent tech talks and buzz-worthy speakers discussing cutting edge issues in technology and entrepreneurship. The Code-a-thon will culminate in a judging session with the best creations taking home cash prizes totaling $5,000.
Coders, researchers, and healthcare practitioners are encouraged to participate in the Code-a-thon. Participation is FREE, but limited spots are available.
To learn more or register, visit www.thetechnologycouncil.com/HokieHealth.