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Tech Fest 2.0

North Hennepin Community College is excited to host Tech Fest 2.0 on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 8:30-11:30am and 5:30-8:30pm at its Center for Business & Technology Grand Hall.

Event activities will include: 

  • Keynote Speaker Fredrick Blocton, President of UpNet Client Solutions Group and Black Data Processing Associates regarding technology based career opportunities for communities of color, education related to these fields, and tips for success.
     

    Blocton is the President of UpNet Client Solutions Group (integration and data transformation service provider for global businesses) and Black Data Processing Associates (IT non-profit organization for underrepresented minorities interested in STEM fields). He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and has over 35 years of extensive technology experience.

  • Career Panel, featuring Mark Hurlburt, President and Co-Founder of Prime Digital Academy; Thomas Miltich, NHCC alumnus and Senior Materials Scientist at Medtronic; and other successful alumni (evening session only)Campus Tours, including our remodeled Center for Business and Technology and new Bioscience & Health Careers Center (morning session only)
  • Career Exploration Fair with technology professionals, companies, and recruiters who will provide employment information, help with resumes, even offer jobs and internships for those who come prepared

  • Campus Tours, including our remodeled Center for Business and Technology and new Bioscience & Health Careers Center, equipped with the latest in learning technologies, including classroom capture and telepresence classrooms (morning session only)

  • Coding Camp, where you will learn how to write a complete computer program in one hour

  • Live Technology Demos, including Google Glass, Oculus Rift Virtual Reality, Microsoft Project Spark, 3D Printing, and more...

This event is free and open to the public. Free pizza for the first 200 attendees (evening session only).

Sponsored by Now Micro, Sonic Foundry, EMS Technology, Hobson, CORE BTS, Cengage Learning.

For details, please see the Tech Fest 2.0 flyer. Also, watch the Channel 12 highlight.

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Renae Fry
763-493-0546
rfry@nhcc.edu

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