We are once again hosting Tech Night during the Maine Science Festival.
Tech Night is an exploration of cutting-edge software and web-based tools for middle school students.
Presenters should be able to participate and have expertise or knowledge to be part of the event. For example, if you are proposing a workshop about the science of ice cream, you need to be able to explain exactly what that is - or have a scientist as part of your workshop team who can explain it.
Some details to consider:
Tech Night is all about IT and computer science.
Tech Night will be Friday, March 18, 2022 from 4:30-7 PM.
Sessions should run for approximately 40-45 minutes.
Participants will be notified by early January 2022
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.
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.
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.”