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CR104: Why and How to Prepare for Hackathons?

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Ballroom S

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: All
Session Type: Panel

Hackathon allows stakeholders at all levels to collaborate together to learn new skills, solve real world problems locally to make greater impact at global scale, and create a better future for us using technology. In this panel, we plan to run an interactive session on how to prepare for Hackathons including the ways to get involved and how not to get afraid to fail.


Bouchra Bouqata, Senior Analytics Product Manager, GE Renewable Energy
Rose Robinson, Director, AnitaB.org
Sana Odeh, Clinical Professor of Computer Science, and Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, New York University
Shaila Pervin, Research Staff Member, IBM
Xiaodan (Sally) Zhang, Software Engineer, Apple