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Calling all women!

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, join RIT Women in Computing at WIC Hacks on Saturday and Sunday, February 27th and 28th, 2016 at RIT!

About WIC Hacks

A hackathon is a collaborative programming event in which participants create an app, website, game, or other piece of software over the course of the event. Hackathon participants can be female college (including non-RIT) or high school students who are at least 16 years of age.

This event is open to women of all skill levels: those who haven’t programmed at all, women who have done some programming, and the best women programmers out there. It will be a great day to learn, invent, and create the future. Don’t have a team in mind? No worries -- RIT Women in Computing will be hosting a series of events (including one on the morning of the event) to facilitate team formation. All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks) will be provided, and participation is free.

The Newbie Track takes place on February 27th, and teaches basic programming skills to those who have little to no programming experience.



Activity Approximate Time
Day 1
Registration / Check In 10:00 AM
Kick-off 11:00 AM
Lunch / Hacking Starts 12:00 PM
Tech Talk: Technology Trends 2015 1:00 PM
Tech Talk: Developing a Platform 2:00 PM
Tech Talk: Telling a Story with Data 3:00 PM
Tech Talk: Mobile Landscape, Development, Trends, and Challenges 4:00 PM
Tech Talk: Single Page Architecture-What's a Page? 5:00 PM
Dinner 5:30 PM
Tech Talk: UX with Steve Maier 8:00 PM
Ice Cream Sundaes 9:00 PM
Day 2
Breakfast 8:00 AM
Lunch 11:00 AM
Hacking Ends / Presentations Begin 12:00 PM
Hackathon Finished! 2:00 PM
last updated: 10/23/2014

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