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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 Health & Wellness.

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 Bring: Nothing
  • Date: March 16, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Keyano College
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Workshop #2:
Introduction to Python

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Bring: Nothing
  • Date: March 23, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Keyano College
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Workshop #3:
More with Python:
Extensions

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Bring: Nothing
  • Date: March 30, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Keyano College
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Workshop #4:
Intro to Phone Applications

  • Level: All levels
  • What To Bring: Nothing
  • Date: April 6, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Keyano College
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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.

  • 8.00 AM

    Check in and breakfast

  • 9.00 AM

    Introductory Remarks

  • 10.00 AM

    Robyn Villebrun

    Speaker

    10.00 AM

    Object Oriented Programming Workshop

    Dhvani Patel
  • 11.00 AM

    Natali Levasseur & Candace Hamilton

    Speaker

    10.00 AM

    Object Oriented Programming Workshop Continued

    Dhvani Patel
  • 12.00 PM

    Lunch Break

  • 1.00 PM

    Smarter vs Harder

    Melanie Galea

    1.00 PM

    Application Development Workshop

    Dhruv Patel
  • 2.00 PM

    AI & Creativity: Is Machine Learning an Additive to Creativity or the Silent Killer?

    Sahr Saffa

    2.00 PM

    Application Development Workshop Continued

    Dhruv Patel
  • 3.00 PM

    Snacks/Cocktails/Networking

  • Rachel Ivey

    4.00 PM

    Technology and its Impact on My Career in Sport

    Rachel Ivey

    4.00 PM

    Virtual Reality Workshop

    Said El Mejdani
  • 5.00 PM

    Challenge Yourself!

    Group Activity by Krish Shah

    5.00 PM

    Virtual Reality Workshop Continued

    Said El Mejdani
  • 6.00 PM

    Wrap-Up

  • 8.00 AM

    Participant Check In

  • 9.00 AM

    Breakfast

  • 10.00 AM

    Space for Coding / Ask the Expert

  • 12.00 PM

    Lunch & Keynote

    Simba Nyazika
  • 1.00 PM

    Public Viewing and Judging

  • 3.00 PM

    The Future of Technology In Wood Buffalo

    Dhruv and Dhvani Patel, YouthComputing
  • 4.00 PM

    Awards Presentation with Mayor Don Scott

  • 5.00 PM

    Closing remarks

Our Speakers

Community Code Day will include a wide range of speakers presenting various topics from artificial intelligence to technology in sports.

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Robyn Villebrun

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Natali Levasseur

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Candace Hamilton

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Melanie Galea

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Sahr Saffa

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Simba Nyazika

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Krish Shah

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Rachel Ivey

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Said El Mejdani

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Dhvani Patel

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Dhruv Patel

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VENUE

Keyano College

8115 Franklin Ave, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7

The event will take place in the Common Area in the S building facing Franklin.

Pricing for the Day

Attendees will receive breakfast and lunch. Alongside, they will also receive shirts and other swag!

FAQ

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

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.
We’ll provide food for all meals from Saturday’s breakfast and lunch to Sunday’s breakfast and lunch. If you have dietary restrictions, we’ll try our best to accommodate them. Of course, we’ll also have an abundance of snacks throughout the hacking period.
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@communitycodeday.com)!
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 Keyano College (8115 Franklin Ave, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7). Participants are to meet in the Common Area in the S building facing Franklin.
Parking at Keyano College is paid and the Community Code Day team is not responsible for any parking expenses.
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@communitycodeday.com 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!

Our Sponsors

The Community Code Day team is thankful for all its sponsors!

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Prize Sponsors

Food Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Contact Us

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

Email: info@communitycodeday.com