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Virtual Make-a-thon: Develop Software for Social Good

October 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
| Zoom

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Join us on October 28, 2 -4 p.m., for the  BMCC fall  2020 virtual Make-a-thon. The goal of this workshop  is to  engage our BMCC students virtually  to develop software for social good.

Space is limited. Students must register to receive the ZOOM link to participate and receive BMCC Co-curricular credit.

Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqcL693K0Gesv2G0XpJ90Tf9w34emKIit_QprLuCXVx4lQWQ/viewform

Agenda

  • Learn From IBM Professionals
  • Find out about free digital instruction on the technical and professional skills of tomorrow
  • Join a team to find practical solutions to global problems: COVID-19 and racial justice
  • Reviews from seasoned IBM developer, architect, and AI expert

Why Join?
Participating in this BMCC MAKE-A-THON will introduce you to cutting edge new technology and prove you resources and guidance to collaborate on a project. The project will solve real-world problems and will be an invaluable experience and addition to your portfolio. You will learn from IBM Professionals.

Who Can Join?
Programming experience is preferred but not required. One of the goals of this initiative is to offer opportunities to our students to get engaged in informal learning and develop collaborative projects beyond the classroom to acquire skills that are required by industry.

For more information, contact Professor Mohammad Azhar, Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department, at bmcc.makeathon@gmail.com.

Details
Date:
October 28
Time:
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event categories:
Open to:
The BMCC Community