Intel Optane Hackathon

Who will attend

There will be a mix of researchers, local/DiRAC research software engineers, and Intel software engineers.


Participants nominated to work on selected projects will be invited to register. Others are welcome to apply, by filling in the application form below:

Application forms need to be emailed back to before Friday 30th of April. Early applications will be viewed favorably.


The hackathon is located in the beautiful city of Durham at the Ogden Centre, Durham University, South Road DH1 3LE. The event will be held in room 218.


DiRAC will support any DiRAC researchers wishing to attend this even by paying for their accommodation. Individuals will pay for the room themselves and then claim the cost back. DiRAC will only accept accommodation and breakfast costs from the approved hotel below:

travelodge Durham

Staying at this venue is highly preferred, since it maximises networking opportunities and ensure all participants can get the most out of the event.

Travel & Meals

Participants are expected to cover their travel.


0754 034 2450
Paddy’s Taxis
0191 386 6662
Sherburn Taxis
0191 372 3388

As sponsor Intel has agreed to cover the costs of all meals during this event.

Important dates

  • 16th April event information available.
  • 30th April last date for applications
  • 24th June Event Welcome


If you need any addition information, please do not hesitate to contact DiRAC’s Training Manager: Richard Regan.

  • Tel: 0191 3343632
  • email: