April 13-14, 2018                                     



The CajunCodeFest is a looking for the next innovative idea, app, software, device, etc. focusing on the opioid healthcare exploring use, treatment and prevention.

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All innovators are welcome! The competition is open to developers, students, technology and healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, etc. The best team is a mix of brainstormers and developers.

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The CajunCodeFest uses data to create innovative ideas and solutions that can address the opioid epidemic. Teams are rewarded for their hard work with prizes, cash and bragging rights!

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Opioid Healthcare Summit

Friday, April 13, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Abdalla Hall Auditorium

Join us in a discussion with top leaders in healthcare who will address the nation's growing opioid epidemic. The summit features state and federal outlooks on usage, treatment and prevention.
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Summit Speakers, Panelists & Guests

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Opioid Healthcare Challenge

 April 13 & 14, 2018

 Cecil J. Picard Center

The code-a-thon competition seeks teams to transform data into real world solutions addressing opioid usage, treatment, or prevention. The event is open to anyone interested in health innovation. The maximum number of participants per team is six. Participants also have the option to mentor a student team through the competition.
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Challenge Details | Agenda | Frequently Asked Questions | CompetitorsPrizes|Travel & Lodging


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The  annual CajunCodeFest Summit and Challenge, hosted by the Center for Business & Information Technologies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is April 13 & 14, 2018. The  events focus on on a new healthcare theme each year. The summit is open to the public and the challenge is open to all students and professionals with an innovative spirit. Teams use data to build apps and tools addressing the opioid epidemic to win cash, prizes and bragging rights. 

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