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Community Hack Day template

Find out about our first hack day and register to join!

Our first community hack day will be DATE + TIME UTC.

The event will be hosted via Wonder at

Please register for the event so we know who to expect!


The aim for the hack day is to:

  1. Introduce interested individuals to the community, and communicate how you may benefit from participation, what kind of activities you may be able to take part in, how you will be recognised for your contribution, and what behaviours or commitment may be expected of you.
  2. Provide training on how to use the Open WIN Tools.
  3. Provide training on GitHub/GitLab and how it will be used to update this repository.
  4. Begin crafting and contributing documentation to share our training with others.


An outline of the hack-day schedule is below.

Time (UTC+1)ActivityOutcome
09:00 - 09:30Welcome and introductionsOrient, get to know each other
09:30 - 10:00Lightning presentations from each of the Open Neuroimaging working group leads on new infrastructure and how you could contribute todayUnderstand the facilities available and identify which tools you’d like to work on today
10:00 - 11:00Meet with the infrastructure developers to choose a project(s) to hack on. Take a break when you need one!Decide which tools you would like to contribute to today
11:00 - 12:00GitHub for collaborative document writingAble to contribute to this repository
12:00 - 13:00Lunch! 
13:00 - 16:00Group work on training documentation, policy and strategyCreate materials and practices to share with others via the Open WIN repository
16:00 - 17:00Feedback on group workShare successes, challenges, identify gaps and plan next stages


To register for the Hack Day, please visit eventbrite (link to follow)

Have your questions answered

Before the hack day, we will host an open “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) day where you can ask questions about the event or what to expect.

The AMA will be held on Thursday 15th October, 10:00-17:00 BST (UTC+1).

To book a slot on the AMA, please go to and select a convenient time on Thursday 15th October.