In-person participation is limited to 150 people. The acceptance rate our research cases is 47%. To increase your opportunity to participate in person, please make sure to provide complete answers and verifiable information.


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This is a scientifically, technically, and medically intensive event. Our audience typically has backgrounds in one or more of the following: bioinformatics, computer science, AI/ML, computational biology, genomics, statistics, math or physics. We encourage people from all backgrounds and skill levels to apply - If you’re eager to explore this dataset, we’re excited to have you!


Want to come to the event but not work on the dataset? Sign up to help out as a volunteer.  (coming)

Participant Type *
We are limited to 150 invitations for in-person spots. All remote applicants will automatically be included as a confirmed participant.
Name *
Please Select the highest level of education you are CURRENTLY enrolled in, or have COMPLETED. *
This is for our demographic analysis, and to help connect participants at the event. We're excited to have all experience levels represented at this event.
Participation Goals *
Please select the one that best describes your interests.
Please tell us about yourself and why you're interested in joining the hackathon. This information will only be viewed by the event organizers and will not be shared publicly.
All experience levels welcome.
All experience levels welcome.
Team Formation *
Suggested Problem Tracks. Please select which problem tracks you are interested in:
We would love to see teams pursue problem ideas that match their expertise and passion.
Can we include you as a featured participant? *
We think its fun for other participants to see who is coming to the event.
Terms Of Service. *
Our TOS is linked below. Please read it! Very short version: Participants retain intellectual rights, submissions will stay in the open domain, and the data we provide is available under the MIT License.

Please read our full Terms Of Service

Note: By signing up for this event, you will automatically be added to future SVAI announcements.