Science Hack Day Portland

Science Hack Day Portland 2016 happened on October 7-8.

Read about what it was like. Spoiler alert: It was wonderful!

If you attended, please take 10 minutes to fill out our survey so we can improve the event next year! Thank you everyone for so much fun and learning.

See you next time!

Our slack channel got full so we're moving our chat room somewhere roomier! Until we figure it out, join us on github!

What is a Science Hack Day? Learn More!

You don't need a team, project, or idea to attend. Just show up and we will help you find an interesting project to work on!


    Saturday October 8th
  • 8:30AM

    Pastries and Coffee
  • 9:30AM

    Saturday Kickoff
  • 12:00PM

  • 6:00PM

    Hacking Deadline!
  • 7:00PM

    Open Science Open House (Public Reception and Science Fair)


The XOXO Outpost has plenty of room! It's totally optional, but you can camp out overnight Friday night. Just bring camping gear and camp indoors. Tent optional, but we recommend a comfy sleeping pad or air mattress.

Our Sponsors


  • Mozilla
  • The OHSU Library

  • OHSU Library
  • National Library of Medicine

  • National Library of Medicine
  • Thomson Reuters

  • Thomson Reuters

Science Hack Day Portland is a not-for-profit event. We use sponsorship money to cover our event materials costs. Want to sponsor Science Hack Day Portland? Email us at