We Connect the Dots' First Annual International Back-to-School Hackathon is taking place this January in schools around the globe! The info session is a chance for students, parents, community members and sponsors to find out how they can get involved and meet members of the We Connect the Dots team. Presentations will include how to fundraise to attend, what exciting content will be presented during the event, and what students will take away. The Hackathon will include lessons on coding in HTML5, using Microsoft's Azure Solutions Platform, and the role that technology skills will have in the future of the global job market. No coding experience is necessary! Industry professionals will be delivering important talks and instruction, and there are lots of great prizes available for teams with the best project. The info session is free to all. A question and answer session will follow a short presentation delivered by WCTD staff. Join us to learn all about how the Hackathon and how we are delivering access to technology for students around the world, starting right here on Long Island.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
The info session is open to students, parents, community members and sponsors. There are no age limits for the info session. The Hackathon is open to students 13-18 years old.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Walt Whitman High School is reachable by public and private transportation. The school parking lot offers plenty of parking space to accomodate all attendees.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Bring your questions and (if you are the note-taking type) a pad and pen. Nothing else will be needed. Flyers and informational materials will be provided.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Is there a fee to attend the info session?
No. The info session is free to all.