Long Island Hacks

  • Date: 08/27/2016

  • Time: 12PM

  • Location: 1025 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590

  • August 27th, 2016 December 31st, 1969 America/New_York Long Island Hacks

    LIHacks is Long Island’s first high school hackathon by high school students for high school students. Our goal is to make hackathons more accesible to LI hackers and expand the hacker community.Whether you’re a student looking to start coding, a mentor looking to help our hackers, or a sponsor that wants to support tech education, LIHacks is the place to be!

    The 24-hour marathon involves more than 50 high school students under adult supervision, with a dozen corporate sponsors supporting the endeavor.

    LaunchPad Westbury, the sixth and newest addition to the entrepreneurial incubators springing up across Long Island, will host Long Island?s first ever LI Hacks the weekend of August 27 and August 28.

    Make sure to register here!

    Schedule of Events:

    Saturday, August 27th

    Here are some frequently asked questions regarding LI Hacks

    What If I’ve Never Coded Before

    You may want to know the basics, but nothing is required. There will also be workshops where you can improve your skills and on-site mentors to assist in your projects.

    How Much Will This Cost Me? What Do I Need To Bring?

    This event, including food, swag, and awesome prizes, is completely free! The only cost is upfront – to ensure attendees are as serious about attending LIHacks as we are, you’ll be charged $5 for a ticket and reimbursed at the door. You should bring a laptop, chargers, a blanket or pillow / sleeping bag, deodorant, toothbrush / toothpaste, and/or any hardware that you cannot hack without or that your hack is based on.

    Who Can Attend?? Do I Need A Team?

    Any high school student may apply for and attend the hackathon.?You can join a team on the day of the event based on your interest in a particular challenge or a match of skills. Mentors at the event can help you to find the right team for you. You are also welcome to form your team in advance and come to the event together.

    Can I Be A Mentor?

    Definitely! Simply click the registration button above and enter your information to be registered. Then send us an email at team@lihacks.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

    I Have Another Question! How Should I Ask?

    If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at team@lihacks.com.

    1025 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590

LIHacks is Long Island’s first high school hackathon by high school students for high school students. Our goal is to make hackathons more accesible to LI hackers and expand the hacker community.Whether you’re a student looking to start coding, a mentor looking to help our hackers, or a sponsor that wants to support tech education, LIHacks is the place to be!

The 24-hour marathon involves more than 50 high school students under adult supervision, with a dozen corporate sponsors supporting the endeavor.

LaunchPad Westbury, the sixth and newest addition to the entrepreneurial incubators springing up across Long Island, will host Long Island?s first ever LI Hacks the weekend of August 27 and August 28.

Make sure to register here!

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, August 27th

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding LI Hacks

What If I’ve Never Coded Before

You may want to know the basics, but nothing is required. There will also be workshops where you can improve your skills and on-site mentors to assist in your projects.

How Much Will This Cost Me? What Do I Need To Bring?

This event, including food, swag, and awesome prizes, is completely free! The only cost is upfront – to ensure attendees are as serious about attending LIHacks as we are, you’ll be charged $5 for a ticket and reimbursed at the door. You should bring a laptop, chargers, a blanket or pillow / sleeping bag, deodorant, toothbrush / toothpaste, and/or any hardware that you cannot hack without or that your hack is based on.

Who Can Attend?? Do I Need A Team?

Any high school student may apply for and attend the hackathon.?You can join a team on the day of the event based on your interest in a particular challenge or a match of skills. Mentors at the event can help you to find the right team for you. You are also welcome to form your team in advance and come to the event together.

Can I Be A Mentor?

Definitely! Simply click the registration button above and enter your information to be registered. Then send us an email at team@lihacks.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

I Have Another Question! How Should I Ask?

If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at team@lihacks.com.