Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule

SESSIONS LIST

Inspiring Women to Join the Maker Community through Hackathon Participation

October 14 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
General Assembly Theatre B Level Three GRBCC
TRACK: Internet of Things/ Emerging Tech
Workshop
LEVEL: Beginner

This workshop will inspire women to join the Maker community through participation in hackathons. They will hear stories about successful experiences at hackathons that will alleviate the apprehension of participation in such activities. Participants will engage in a mockup IOT hackathon where they will participate in hands-on activities that will expose them to current IOT technologies, have them form teams, come up with ideas, and then successfully pitch their projects.