6th Annual CAMTech Uganda Medtech Hack-a-thon

#CommunityHack | 24-26 August 2018 | Mbarara University of Science and Technology | Mbarara, Uganda

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Do you have an idea to improve global health? The 6th Annual CAMTech Uganda Medtech Hack-a-thon will bring together innovators from around the world to solve critical health challenges in low-resource settings. This year’s Hack-a-thon at Mbarara University of Science and 

Technology will focus on innovating to improve community health services to attain universal health coverage. Teams will work during this 48-hour event to transform ideas into prototypes that have the potential to revolutionize health outcomes in Uganda and around the world. 

TimeActivity
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMArrival and Registration
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM - 9:30 AMMorning Keynote
9:35 AM - 10:05 AMPanel 1
10:10 AM - 11:40 AMPanel 2
11:40 AM - 12:10 PMBreak Tea
12:10 PM - 12:40 PMPanel 3
12:40 PM - 1:00 PMClosing Remarks
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM - 5:00 PMClinical Site Visits
2:30 PM - 4:00 PMBusiness Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMCocktail Reception (MGH Guest House, Plot 2, Muti Drive Boma, Mbarara, Uganda; opposite Little Woods Inn)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Introduction and Welcome
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM• Barbeque, refreshments and interaction
• Cake-cutting ceremony, music and more interaction
• Cocktail reception ends

Saturday, 25 August 2018

TimeDescription
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMArrival and registration (Hack-a-thon Day 1 Location: MUST Main Campus Institute of Interdisciplinary Training and Research (IITR) – Room 2)
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMOpening Remarks
9:30 AM - 9:45 AMGroup Photograph
9:45 AM - 10:40 AMMorning Keynotes
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM• Introduction of Mentors
• Hack-a-thon 101 (Rules/Format/Judging Criteria)
11:10 AM - 12:10 PMPitching session (registration of pitches via link on website)
12:10 PM - 1:00 PM • Forming of cross-disciplinary teams
• Hack Store opens
• Mentor Briefing at Resource Center
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch (Participants are welcome to hack through lunch)
1:30 PMHacking Commences (Mentors are encouraged to talk to teams)
5:30 PMRegistration of team; link opens on website

Sunday, 26 August 2018

TimeActivity
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMDeadline for Final Team Registration (Hack-a-thon Day 2 Location: MUST Main Campus Institute of Inter-Disciplinary
Training and Research (IITR) – Room 2)
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM • Issuing of order/time slots and stations for teams’ practice presentations to mentors
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMTeams practice presentations (2 stations)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMPress de-brief
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch (Participants are welcome to hack through lunch)
• Issuing of order/time slots and stations for first round of judging, to a panel of judges organized around innovation themes.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Judging Briefing
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM First Round of Judging
2:30 - 3:30 PM • Selection of top 6 teams for final judging
• Preparations for final judging
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Top teams’ final presentation to Judges
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM • Judges deliberate
• Hack-a-thon Feedback Session
• Participants complete post hack-a-thon evaluation form (via link on website)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Awards ceremony
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Closing Remarks
5:15 PM - 5:30 PMPress release

Check soon for a list of Mentors!

Check soon for a list of Judges!

Check soon for a list of Clinical Challenges!

HotelLocation Rates (UGX) Contacts
Oxford InnPlot 12/14 Bananuka Drive• Suites = 170000
• Doubles = 110000
• Singles = 90000
• Twin = 130000
• +256754661578
• +256778784030
• oxfordinn@gmail.com
• www.oxfordinnhotel.com
Hotel KashPlot 92 Masaka Road• Suites = 250000
• Double executive = 150000
• Single executive = 120000
• Double standard = 150000
• Single standard = 120000
• Double deluxe = 90000
• Single deluxe = 70000
• +256706751466
• reservation@hotelkash.com
• www.hotelkash.com
Hotel KashPlot 5 Bananuka Drive• Double deluxe = 85000
• Single deluxe = 65000
• Twin deluxe = 85000
• +256706751466
• reservation@hotelkash.com
• www.hotelkash.com
Pelican HotelBananuka Drive (Kiswahili Lane)• Singles = 47200 (Breakfast for 2)
• Singles = 41300 (Breakfast for 1)
• Double = 59000 (Breakfast for 2)
• Double = 53000 (Breakfast for 1)
• Twins = 70600 (Breakfast for 2)
• Suites = 100000, 80000, 65000 (Breakfast for 2)
• +256702579199
• +256772579199
• 0793056083
Acacia Hotel200m from MUST on Kabale Road• Single = 90000
• Double = 130000
• Twin 2 = 130000
• Twin 4 = 160000 (Negotiable)
• 0392916391
• acaciahotel@live.com
• www.skyblue-hotels.com
Little Woods InnMuti Road, Boma Mbarara• Single = 85000
• Double = 95000
(with breakfast)
• +256392175573
• littlewoodsinnmbarara@gmail.com
• www.littlewoodsinnmbarara.com
Agip MotelMasaka Road• Single occupancy is at $ 50
• Double occupancy is at $ 75
• Suite occupancy is at $100

• Single occupancy is at $40
• Double occupancy is at $60
• Suite occupancy is at $75

(all the prices are inclusive of Breakfast)
• +256485421615
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Questions about Sponsorship? Contact Nuriat Nambogo, CAMTech Uganda Research and Grants Development Officer, at: nuriat@must.ac.ug.