A gathering where programmers collaboratively code in an extreme manner over a short period of time.


Three days of science gateway hacking with some of the best programmers in the field!


In conjunction with SC19 in Denver, Colorado, SGCI is sponsoring a Hackathon to challenge up-and-coming programmers for tomorrow's science gateways. Undergraduate and graduate students will compete on gateway projects established by SGCI partners and community members.

The competition will take place from Monday, November 18, to Wednesday, November 20, in the Nat Hill Room of the Hilton Denver City Center, a short walk from the SC19 conference location. Final awards will be announced on Wednesday, November 20.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN AT http://hackhpc.org/

Limited Spots Available!
For more information, please contact schack@hackhpc.org

Follow us on Twitter at @sciencegateways

Join us on the social media app SLACK to get the latest updates!

Important Info

  • Teams can be formed on-site, no need to have one in advance!
  • Teams can benefit from a diverse set of skills: Coding, Design, Presentation, and Organization.

Sponsors Welcome!
Contact help@sciencegateways.org for support options!

Information for Participants

We are now only five days away from the hackathon! See the PDF of the slides from the pre-Hackathon webinar as well as a link to the recorded video. If you missed the webinar session, please take a moment to review it.

Slide PDF Presentation: PDF

Video link (YouTube): https://youtu.be/lkGR9wEGNzw

Slack Channel: https://cloudhpchack.slack.com


All Hackathon events will be in the Nat Hill Room of the Hilton Denver City Center, 1701 California St, Denver, CO 80202

Monday, November 18th

  • (SC19) 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Exhibits, Gala opening reception 
  • (Hack) 9:00 pm Hackathon registration at HackHQ (Hilton Denver City Center-1701 California St, Denver, CO 80202)
  • (Hack) 9:30 pm Kick-Off, team creation, and project selection at HackHQ
  • (Hack) 12:00 am Team check-in and team cheer competition at HackHQ

Tuesday, November 19th

  • (Hack) 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Open hack hours at HackHQ
  • (SC19) 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Exhibit hall exhibits
  • (Hack) 12:00 pm (noon) Lunch and project description presentations
    Office hours (People to help and advise participants) Snacks and Refreshments
  • (Hack) 8:00 pm Hack team check-in at HackHQ
  • (Hack) 12:00 am Midnight demo at HackHQ

SC19 HackathonWednesday, November 20th

  • Throughout the Day: Office hours (People to help and advise participants) Snacks and Refreshments
  • (Hack) 10:00 am to 5:30 pm Open hack hours at HackHQ
  • (SC19) 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Exhibit hall exhibits
  • (SC19) 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Student Job/Opportunity Fair @SC Student/Postdoc Job Fair
  • (Hack) 5:30 pm Evening hack showcase and awards: Come see what the Teams accomplished!

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