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About Community Code Day

This is an event for people who choose to learn because they can, and build because they love it. Let us take care of the details — just bring your creativity and watch your ideas come to life this April.

Hosted by Youth Computing, BrainSTEM Alliance and the Keyano College Regional Innovation Network, community members are invited to attend this technology conference. The theme this year will be Product Development.

On Saturday, there will be workshops and speakers. On Sunday, there will be more speakers and public viewing. Food, drinks and snacks will be provided.

The Hackathon

For those of you that would like to demonstrate your abilities with technology, you can participate in the hackathon! You will have access to any resources that you will need to create your project and you can have the opportunity to win some major prizes after presenting what you have created!

Prize Structure:
1st - 1000$
2nd - 750$
3rd - 500$
Other Category Prizes

Leading Up Workshops

Workshop #1:
Introduction to Web Design

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Have: Your own Computer
  • Date: Nov 7
  • Time: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom
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Workshop #2:
Introduction to ReactJS

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Have: Your own Computer
  • Date: Nov 15
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom
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Workshop #3:
Java & Python

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Have: Your own Computer
  • Date: Nov 21
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom
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Schedule Detail

Community Code Day will take place over two days. The entire first day will be for the attendees to work on their hackathon projects and also attend workshops and speakers. The second day will be for public viewing and more speakers.

  • 9.00 AM

    Introductory Remarks

  • 9:30 AM

    Keynote

    Nihar Mehta (Linkedin)

    10.30 AM

    Networking and Hackathon Prep

  • 2.00 PM

    Networking Workshop

    Miguel Borges
  • 5.00 PM

    Wrap-Up

  • 10.00 AM

    Participant Check In

  • 10.00 AM

    Keynote

    Laxmi (Amazon)
  • 11.00 AM

    Networking & Hackathon Prep

  • 5.00 PM

    Public Viewing and Judging

  • 7.00 PM

    Announcing Winners & Closing Remarks

VENUE

ONLINE

Zoom

The event will take place online via Zoom.

Registration & Pricing

FAQ

If you are unsure about anything, don't hesitate to email us at, info@youthcomputing.ca

Anyone can attend! Be sure to register! Experience in programming is not required for the conference. Participants can prep by attending the FREE leading up workshops.
Over a 9 hour period, you'll attend different workshops and speaker presentations to learn about coding and how this years theme, Health and Welness, relates to technology! Attendees can also choose to participate in the hackathon and create a project related to this year's theme to win some amazing prizes. We’ll provide you with a bunch of prototyping resources and lots of food to keep you fueled. The following day, we’ll have a judging period for those who compete and public viewing.
Registration is open until April 26 11:59 PM. Use the registration section on our page to register!
NO! This is completely free! There will be presentations, workshops, snacks, drinks, meals, swag, shirts, and a memorable experience! Participants are also eligible to win some great prizes! Sign up for more details about the prizes.
Teams are at most 5 people. You can select teammates when you register, or you can register individually without specified teammates. When you sign in on Saturday, a team list will be provided to you.
Absolutely! We encourage coders of all levels to come hack and learn! We’ve got many mentors and we really focus on catering to newcomers’ needs by providing leading up workshops. We are extremely beginner friendly!
On Sunday, we will host a public expo where teams can show off their projects to friends, family, professors, corporate sponsors, and anyone else in attendance! During this time, judging will also take place for the attendees who choose to be judged. Anyone not participating is encouraged to stop by to enjoy some snacks and check out all of the cool projects.
Information about judging will be provided to the attendees who choose to be judged on the first day, May 26th.
Nothing! Everything will be provided to you. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops however, computers will also be available. If you’d like to bring something off-the- shelf that we are not providing, make sure to shoot us an email (info@youthcomputing.ca )!
It’s a good idea to setup your computer with some development software such as an IDE (i.e. Sublime Text, Android Studio, XCode), a version control tool (i.e. Git). You don't want to spend a large chunk of time downloading software at the event, do it beforehand!
Community Code Day will take place at over Zoom. Please register to find more details.
Community Code Day is a participant-only event from check-in on. However, your parents can surely sign up as a conference attendee and come themselves!
Please email us at info@youthcomputing.ca if you’re in any way confused or concerned! We’d love to help you out :)

Community Code Day Team

Your hosts bringing you Fort McMurray's first hackathon!

Contact Us

Feel free to contact us at any time. We'd love to hear from you!

Email: info@youthcomputing.ca