The Hackouts series
RECON has been created in the aftermath of Hackouts 1, 2, and 3, a series of Hackathons for infectious disease outbreak analysis. To know more about these events, follow any of the links below:
Hackout 1 (2013, London): a hackathon for outbreak analysis using R
Hackout 2: G.R.I.N.D.E.R. (2015, London): Graphical Resources for Infectious Disease Epidemiology in R
Hackout 3 (2016, Berkeley): analysis and modelling tools for emergency outbreak response
RECON Hackfests continue the process initiated during the Hackout events: bringing people together to make new advances in the development of tools for outbreak response.