At Local Hack Day: Learn you'll pick up new technical skills by participating in a professional conference first-hand.Find a nearby location →
Local Hack Day: Learn is a global day-long conference that you can share with your community. You can pick up the new skills you need by participating in workshops and talks with a community around the world. Over the course of 12 hours, attendees will experience a series of workshops where they’ll learn skills such as publishing their first website using AWS, sending their first SMS with Twilio, and building their first game in Unity.
This is an event for all skill levels, from beginners to the most veteran developers. Workshop attendees will learn skills that they can apply in their projects, schoolwork, job, and beyond.
Organizing a Learn event is easy. Just find a venue, apply online, and recruit attendees. Sign up if you are interested and we will help you at each step.More info →
Curious about attending a Local Hack Day? Browse some of the most common questions we receive below!
Who can attend Local Hack Day?
Everyone is welcome to participate in Local Hack Day regardless of experience level, student status, or age. However, some Local Hack Day locations may have restrictions on who is able to participate at their specific site, which you can find on the event's registration page. If you don't qualify to attend the site you are interested in, please find an alternative one nearby and if there is not one, consider organizing one yourself!
What if I can't code?
Everyone is welcome at Local Hack Day regardless of their coding experience. Many participants use Local Hack Day as an opportunity to learn some coding skills and network with other beginners. Many Local Hack Day locations also provide free technical workshops that you can attend to learn new skills.
Is there a code of conduct?
We want to make sure that MLH Local Hack Day events create a safe and welcoming environment for attendees and organizers. For this reason the MLH Code of Conduct should be followed throughout the duration of each event.
Will there be food?
Food availability varies depending on location. However, most locations do not serve food. Please read your location’s page carefully to determine whether or not food will be provided. If it is not, you should pack a lunch, dinner, and any snacks you might need throughout the day.
Who organizes Local Hack Day?
Local Hack Day is organized by Major League Hacking (MLH). Local community volunteers are responsible for organizing the individual locations of Local Hack Day around the world that you'd be attending.
How much does it cost?
It's free to participate in MLH's Local Hack Day. You'll be responsible for covering any costs associated with getting yourself to the venue, any supplies you need for your project, and any food or drinks beyond what is being provided as indicated on the location's page.
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