DojoCon 2018 Registration- Kilkenny 19th to 21st October 2018
09:00 - 23:59
Save the date for this year's DojoCon. Avail of our early bird registration to book your place. Friday 19th October At the Opening Ceremony we will welcome visiting Dojo members & volunteers, speakers & sponsors. It will be held in the upstairs function room of our City’s award winning Left Bank bar, located across from Kilkenny Castle. This event will have a number of keynote speakers opening the conference, and will be followed by a celebration with canapés and refreshments. Saturday 20th October During the day up to 750 people will attend the event (13 years +). Once the welcome ceremony is concluded the attendees will break off into workshops in the hotel's conference suite. A variety of 45 minute workshops and speakers are planned under the following themes: 1. Make It - focusing on invention, creativity and resourcefulness. 2. Design It - focusing on design and the use of technology for building club resources. 3. Code It - forum to get ideas on areas including Minecraft coding, Scratch, Unity, drone coding. 4. Create It - bring the code alive with Meet Edison, Raspberrry Pi, App Inventor, Microbit . 5. Share It - forum to share ideas/discussion points amongst our coding community. 6. Discuss It - On the main stage, themes include technology, diversity, STREAM, Education, Community. 7. Cosy Up to It - fireside chat with women in technology. Sunday 21st October Sunday will provide an opportunity to get all Ninjas (7-17 years olds) together for a fun filled Hackathon. Thetheme of the Hackathon will be Gulliver’s Travels, to celebrate the education of Jonathan Swift in the city of Kilkenny. The Ninjas will be split into teams and will have time boxed technical challenges to complete. Using the tools that CoderDojo clubs are familiar with such as Raspberry Pi and Scratch, teams will be eliminated after each round until there are winners in each age category. To assist with your travel plans book your accommodation on ie.hotels.com and use code “DOJOCON2018”. This will give you 10% off your hotel accommodation, and is applicable to hotels in Ireland for the month of October. Must be booked by October 02, 2018. Visit our website for more details: http://dojocon.coderdojo.com/
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