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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Register to be added to the waitlist. Registration is now full.

9:00am- 3:30pm, James Madison University 

ISAT/CS Building, Room 259 

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New this year!! Special High school sessions, seperate lunch for Middle and High School students with individual panels and a parent talk with Dr. Dee. Weikle!

Come celebrate CS Education Week at DIGITAL with JMU Women in Technology (WIT). Learn Python programming, program Finch and Hummingbird Robots, create art with Chibitronics, get a chance to fly a drone and then form a team to design and implement your own project with what you learned. DIGITAL is an event open to middle school and high school girls interested in technology. College students from JMU Women in Technology (JMU WIT) lead girls through hands-on activities to help them engage with new technologies. JMU WIT strives to support and celebrate girls and women interested in STEM fields from the classroom to the workforce.

Schedule for the Day:

9:00-9:30: Check In and Breakfast

9:30-9:45: Introduction from JMU Computer Science Dept. Head, Dr. Sharon Simmons

9:45-10:00: Break into Station Groups

10:00-11:00: Station 1

11:00-12:00: Station 2

12:00-1:00: Lunch and Seperate Middle and High School panels

*Middle "Next Steps: What Do I want to do in high school"

*High "The Future: What opportunities Do I have in College"

1:00-2:00: Station 3

2:00-3:00: Project Time

3:00-3:30: Closing

3:30: Depart

*9:45-10:15: Parent Talk with Dr. Dee Weikle

 

For more information on WIT and DIGITAL click here. 

Registration is FREE. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Questions? Contact Melissa Heatwole at heatwoml@jmu.edu or 540-568-4226

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