Learn, build, & share with the Towson University community on December 1st, 2018 during MLH's Local Hack Day!

Date & Time

Event Start

December 1st, 2018 9:00am

Event End

December 1st, 2018 9:00pm

Location

Towson University
7800 York Rd
Fourth Floor
Towson, MD 21252
United States of America

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Finding the Venue

Go to the fourth floor lobby for check in. Our opening Ceremony will be in Room YR205

Event Requirements

Cost

It's free to participate in Local Hack Day.

Who can participate?

This location is open to:

  • Attendees Outside Towson University
  • Attendees Under 18 Years Old
  • Secondary School Students
  • Undergraduate University Students
  • Other Students (Graduate, Non-Traditional, Etc.)
  • Professionals / Non-Students

What is Local Hack Day?

Join us on December 1st, 2018 for MLH's Local Hack Day, a global hackathon and celebration of learning, building, and sharing! Whether you're a first timer who is learning to program or you go to hackathons every weekend, everyone is welcome to participate!

This is MLH's 5th year organizing Local Hack Day. In 2017, the event brought out more than 6,000 participants across 34 countries and 236 cities around the world. This year's event is shaping up to be the biggest one yet!

What is a hackathon?

Hackathons are learning focused invention marathons where participants dream up fun, interesting projects and work in small teams to bring them to life over the course of the event.

When you're not working on your project, there are plenty of other things to do like attending educational workshops, making friends, or showing off what you're learning or building. At Local Hack Day you can do these with other participants at your location or participants around the world at other locations!


Schedule

This Local Hack Day location will run from 9:00am to 9:00pm on December 1st, 2018. All times are in the local timezone.


Additional Information

Does it cost anything?
No! Completely free!

What is Local Hack Day?
Join us on December 1st, 2018 for Towson University’s Local Hack Day, a hackathon and celebration of learning, building, and sharing! Whether you're a first timer who is learning to program or you go to hackathons every weekend, everyone is welcome to participate!

Do I need to know how to code? Is it just for Computer Science students or experienced programmers?

Absolutely not! This is an event for everyone! It doesn’t matter if you’ve never written a single line of code before. This event will have something for all skill levels.

What is a hackathon?
Hackathons are learning focused invention marathons where participants dream up fun, interesting projects and work in small teams to bring them to life over the course of the event.
When you're not working on your project, there are plenty of other things to do like attending educational workshops, making friends, or showing off what you're learning or building. At Local Hack Day you can do these with other participants.

Why should I participate?
✨FUN
We have food, prizes, swag, t-shirts, fun activities.
✨LEARN
Whether you're a hackathon veteran or a first-timer, you'll learn lots from our brilliant mentors, workshops and fellow attendees.
✨BUILD
Build your passion project while contributing to building an inclusive, diverse and accessible local tech community. Feel free to work on anything you're interested in!
✨SHARE
Share your ideas and knowledge! But most importantly, share hackathon moments and memories that will last a lifetime.

What should I bring with me?
You only need 2 things: Your laptop with all the proper software downloaded and installed and great ideas.

Logistics
Event Start - December 1st, 2018 9:00am
Event End - December 1st, 2018 9:00pm
Location - 7800 York Rd, Towson, MD 21204
Parking is free in the Glen Garage next to 7800 York Building

Again here is the registration link: bit.ly/2OGA5dV

Questions, comments, ideas, concerns?
Email [email protected]

Hope to see you there!
The Software Engineering Club

Thanks to our Sponsors & Partners!

Local Hack Day wouldn't be possible without the support of an amazing group of sponsors & partners.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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