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Jan.
31

Event: CS Fundamentals Intro Workshop
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: The Challenger Learning Center, 30 Venture Way, Bangor

MMSA and Educate Maine team are organizing at Computer Science Fundamentals workshop for K-5 educators. This FREE workshop will take place at The Challenger Learning Center of Maine, on January 31, 2020, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Breakfast, lunch, and swag provided.

Register now to save your spot!

https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/7755/enroll

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Mar
12

Event: Thomas College's Plugged-In event
Time: 1:00-5:00pm
Location: 180 W River Rd, Waterville (Thomas College)

Join experts from Thomas College, the state and federal government, and other leading technology companies to learn more about the increasing threat to your personal and professional data. Specialists in the field will help you identify and understand the fast-changing landscape of Cybersecurity and the role education plays in maintaining your overall safety.

Event Details:

March 12, 2020
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thomas College Spann Commons Summit Room

Free and open to the public

 

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Mar
14

Event: HackME Hackathon
Time: 8:00am-8:00pm
Location: Falmouth High School, Falmouth, ME

Free sponsored event happening at Falmouth High School

hackME: Maine High Schools Hack
March 14, 2020
8am-8pm
Teams can register here: https://bit.ly/2Cv8WY1

If you are interested in mentoring or helping on the day of reach out to them directly: hackmecontact@gmail.com

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Mar
20

Event: TechNight (a showcase event of the Maine Science Festival)
Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Location: Maine Discovery Museum, Main St., Bangor, ME

Project>Login is once again proud to coordinate and host TechNight during the Maine Science Festival. This favorite showcase event is geared towards middle schoolers. We are still looking for two-three presenters. Submit your intent to present by Jan 20th: https://www.mainesciencefestival.org/intent-to-present/itp-tech-night/

We have several partners presenting fun hands-on activities this year including:


Husson University 

UMaine's ACM-W chapter

4-H Youth Development and Cooperative Extension

Maine CSTA

Code.org

*Check back soon for more updates!

 

July
11

Event: Ride the bus with us! to CSTA
Time: 7:00am
Location: Departing from Cabela's in Scarborough

Project>Login is happy to support Maine educators' transportation to and from this year's CSTA National Conference in Arlington, VA. Thanks to sponsorship from the University of Maine at Augusta we are excited to offer a seat on the bus for $70 (roundtrip!)

*Conference registration and hotel rooms are not included and must be booked by teachers

 

Register!

Summer Camps in Digital and Computing Tech

Maine School of Science and Math: Summer Camps — In Limestone. “The MSSM Summer Camp program provides an opportunity for campers to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”

Maine Robotics Summer Camps - Maine Robotics is entering its 19th year bringing FUN and EDUCATIONAL summer programs to communities all over the state.

Maine Robotics: Build Your Own Computer Camp — In Portland, Falmouth, Augusta, and Bangor. Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and set up to run? This camp is for youth, ages 12 to 16 who want to build and test their own computer.

The Maine Game Summer Camp — In Bangor. “We make video games, let us show you how. We make games like Hearthstone, Crossy Road, Angry Birds and Kerbal Space Program using the Unity game engine and through C# code and 3DS Max.”

Maine Media Workshops — In Rockport. Participants will get an introduction into making a real-time “level design” in the game software Unreal Engine®. This high-end game-making software allows students to create a first-person world from their own imagination and build playable games in the game engine.

Computing & IT Groups

Maine Technology Users Group MTUG brings together interested individuals in the Maine computer networking and telecommunications industries for education, information, and networking. 

Tech Maine TechMaine’s goal is to provide a platform to highlight the exchange of news, events, and information for Maine technology professionals, technology-oriented businesses, and those reliant on technology.

Computing & Digital Meetups

Maine CSTA— Maine Computer Science Teachers Association regularly holds regional meetups across the state. They post their upcoming meetups on their website and Twitter.

Google Developers Group Meetup — over 270 members regularly hold meetups, DevFests, meet & greets, study jams, Google Women TechMaker events and more! 

Code for Maine — Meets every week on Tuesdays.Code for Maine is the local affiliate of Code for America. Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities.”

Hack Portland — Meets in Portland every week on Tuesdays. “What’s a hacker? Someone who likes to know how stuff works — someone who likes to take stuff apart, someone who likes to tweak, fiddle and mess around.”

Maine Hacker Club — Meets in Bangor every 2 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “The goal of the group is to establish a cross-generational technical community in central and northern Maine.” 

Maine WordPress Meetup  Meets in Westbrook on the third Wednesday every 2 months. “This is a group for people interested in WordPress. If you’re interested in WordPress, let’s get together and meet each other, talk, teach things to each other, and explore the community!”

Portland iOS Developer Network — “We’ll be meeting to share discoveries, opportunities, quandaries, and solutions relating to development for Apple iPhone and iPad.”