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Build your skills and explore the world of technology in this free workshop series. For youth ages 18-30.
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Build your skills and explore advanced technology concepts with the Inno-Hive STEM Skill Building Workshop Series!
This workshop series is intended for youth ages 18-30 who are looking to build their skills and explore the technologies powering our world.
All workshops are beginner- level, informational-based sessions to support a deeper understanding of key principles of the topic. No prior experience is needed to participate.
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The workshops will be run virtually through Zoom. In order to participate, you will need access to a laptop with an internet connection. See individual workshop descriptions for details.
Once you have registered for the workshop, you will receive a separate email containing details on how to access the session at least 48 hours before the start of the workshop.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
These workshops are offered free of charge thanks to the gracious sponsorship of STEM Minds.
Introduction to Blockchain
Blockchain is revolutionizing every industry, from finance to business to law. But what exactly is it and how does it work?
In this workshop, we will demistify blockchain and explore how it is becoming increasingly prevalent in our everyday lives and experiences.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST
Introduction to Big Data
Big data is truly the backbone of almost every modern technology. From our buying and spending habits to our personal preferences and even family/friend networks, big data is what powers so many of our favourite tools.
In this workshop, we will explore the basics of big data as we understand what it is, how it is used, and the skills and strategies we need to be able to interpret it.
Monday, May 16, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST.
Introduction to Internet of Things [IoT]
Have a smart device in your home? Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT), where everyday devices leverage connections to the internet in order to (ideally) make our lives easier.
In this workshop, we will break down what IoT is, how it works, and how to ensure your IoT devices are secure.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST
Introduction to Cybersecurity & Cryptography [Pre-Recorded]
How do we keep ourselves safe online and protect our data and privacy? Cybersecurity and cryptography are concepts many have heard about but few truly understand.
In this workshop, we will explore the many facets of cybersecurity, how technology and systems are built to protect us, and the role we need to play in protecting ourselves.
This workshop is pre-recorded. Registrants will have access to the workshop to view at their leisure from July 1 - July 31, 2022.
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence [Pre-Recorded]
Artificial Intelligence is taking over in every industry and every aspect of our lives. It can seem like a ultra-futuristic idea, but it's actually something we already interact with every single day.
In this workshop, we will explore what AI actually is, how it works, how it is (and isn't!) being used, and where it's going.
This workshop is pre-recorded. Registrants will have access to the workshop to view at their leisure from August 1 - August 31, 2022.
Intro to Environmental Tech
Technology has continuously changed the ways in which we live, work, relate to each other, and relate to the world around us. Historically, the advancement of technology and the development of our societies has been coupled to environmental degradation – but it doesn’t have to be that way.
In this workshop, we’ll introduce some key environmental challenges our civilization is facing, and how we can leverage technology to address them to create a brighter future for our planet.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST
Introduction to Networks
Networks are the backbone of our computer and internet infrastructure. But what exactly are they and how do they work?
In this workshop we will explore how networks work, how they succeed or fail, and what their impact is on our lives and societies.
Monday, October 17, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST.
Data Visualization with Processing
Processing is emerging as one of the most popular programming languages around the world for its usability and visual nature. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Processing to create powerful data visualizations.
This workshop is a great introduction to coding for those with no experience as well as provides opportunities for more experienced learners to discover a new use case for code.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST
Participants will need to download Processing or create an account with OpenProcessing.org
Introduction to Blockchain, Introduction to Big Data, Introduction to Internet of Things [IoT], Introduction to Cybersecurity & Cryptography, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Intro to Environmental Tech, Introduction to Networks, Data Visualization with Processing