BE A DEVELOPER, DESIGNER, HACKER, CREATOR

7 PM in the Makerspace

This Friday 4/1

HOW TO HACKATHON?



1. Register a Team

Sign up for the event down below and make sure to bring your friends too!

2. Prototype and Create

Use prototyping tools to easily visualize your great idea. Then work on making it real by learning about coding or hardware electronics through a variety of workshops!

3. Win!

A panel of distinguished guests from Andover and beyond (including MIT) will judge each entry and select a winner! Prizes include a MisFit watch for each team member and more!

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SCHEDULE

(tentative)



Friday (4/1)

7:00-7:30 PM Registration in the Makersapce
7:30-8:00 PM Kick off and judge introductions
8:00 PM Let the Hacking Begin!
9:00-9:30 PM Workshop A
11:00 PM Students head back to their dorms

Saturday (4/2)

9:00 AM Breakfast in the Makerspace
9:45-10:30 AM Workshop B
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-1:30 PM Workshop C
6:00 PM Deadline for submissions
6:30 PM Judges convene and select winners. Dinner is available.
7:00 PM Winners recieve their prizes and talk a bit about their projects!

KICKOFF SPEAKERS & JUDGES


Laurie Stach

Program Manager at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and the Founder & Executive director of MIT Launch. Kickoff speaker.



Fay Rotenberg

Phillips Academy '03, Venture Capitalist LP; Founder and CEO. Interested in messy industries like health, energy, and enterprise. Judge.

Vicky Wu Davis

Phillips Academy alumna, Founder of YouthCITIES, and an “accounting major-turned entrepreneur in the videogame industry who considered becoming a social worker to work with orphans”. Judge.



John Noto

Scientist and Engineer, Founder and President of Scientific Solutions. Co-Founder of the Lowell Makes Makerspace. Judge.

Workshops

Workshop A: Ideation

Need idea inspiration? John Koobatian '17 will go over the process of coming up with ideas, especially with regard to electronics and code.


Workshop C: 2D Design

Logo and UI design are incredibly important for any application. Ally Klionsky '17 will be teaching the fundamentals of 2D Design that can be used in a variety of projects.


Workshop B: Ruby

Philip Lamkin '17 will be teaching Ruby, a simple but powerful language that has intuitive commands and simple syntax. That way, you can take the ideas straight out of your head and put them onto the computer.



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