The Tech Festival will be a time for students all across the United States to come together, meet and collaborate with other students and technologists, to solve problems using technology. The Festival will feature student technologists of all ages, showcasing their hacks or talking about their beloved project.
Panels & Networking
Closing & Talent Showcase
|6:00 PM||Doors Open / Check In (Doors Close at 6:40 PM)||Jackpocket Lobby|
|7:00 PM||Panel||2nd Floor|
|8:00 PM||Cocktails||2nd Floor|
|9:00 PM||Wrap Up + See you tomorrow!||2nd Floor|
|9:15 AM||Doors Open / Check In (Doors Close at 9:50 AM)||Room Name: Google Lobby|
|10:00 AM||Opening Ceremony||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|10:30 AM||Keynote||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|11:15 AM||Workshop: Sonic Pi||Room Name: Uptown Training|
|11:15 AM||An Unlikely Career in Tech: From Book Publishing to a Decade at Google to Butterflyone||Room Name: One World Trade Center|
|11:15 AM||Workshop: Google Resume||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|11:15 AM||Activity: Kahoot||Room Name: Wind Tunnel|
|12:45 PM||Lunch & Networking Panel||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|1:30 PM||Hacking Humans||Room Name: Wind Tunnel|
|1:30 PM||Workshop: Building Professional Relations||Room Name: One World Trade Center|
|1:30 PM||Workshop: Google Technical Interview||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|1:45 PM||Workshop: Game Design||Room Name: Uptown Training|
|2:45 PM||Workshop: LinkedIn||Room Name: Wind Tunnel|
|2:45 PM||Workshop: Git / GitHub||Room Name: Uptown Training|
|2:45 PM||Panel||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
|2:45 PM||Workshop: Intro to R||Room Name: One World Trade Center|
|3:45 PM||Wrap Up + See you tomorrow!||Room Name: Main Auditorium|
The Tech Festival will feature student and professional panels, a technology conference, a 24 hour hackathon, and countless numbers of ways for students to learn about and prepare for careers in technology. The Festival will have events from Networking Panels to TEDx speakers to a 24-hour hackathon.
Everyone is allowed to participate in the Hackathon. Please have a state ID with you on the day of the Event. And by everyone, we do mean everyone, from middle school students to industry professionals.
Keep an eye out on your emails. We will be sending out bi-weekly emails to keep you all posted. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The events will be happening primarily at Queens College this year, but we will be hosting some pop-up events across ALL CUNY Campuses. Follow us on social media to learn more. As we get closer to the event, we will be sharing the exact locations and other logistical information.
If you are driving:
Note, parking lots 5 & 14 (the reserved parking lots for the event) are located behind the Summit Residence. As a suggestion, guests should use the Main Street exit off the Long Island Expressway and enter campus through Gate 3 located on Reeves Avenue and 153rd Street.
Taking public transportation:
Take the Q88 to Horace Harding Exp & 153 Bus stop;
Take the 7 to Flushing Main Street, and take the Q34/Q25 towards Jamaica and get off in front of Queens College Kissena/Melbourne Avenue;
Take the E/F to Forest Hills and then take the Q64 to Kissena Blvd and walk to the Dining Hall.
$0. The event is being sponsored by various sponsors, so that you don’t have to pay a dime!
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