Related Link: Digital Media + Learning Competition: GAMES
Help support App Development Camp at the Girls Adventures in Math, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) this summer. Bri Chapman and Jana Sebestik have submitted a proposal to Project Connect: Digital Media & Learning Competition to enhance the App Development Camp experience.
Find full details (and vote for Bri & Jana!) on the Girls Adventures in Math, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) submission on the Digital Media + Learning Competition webpage. Votes will be used to gauge public interest for the proposals.
Related Link: 2013 TCIPG Summer School
The Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) center is holding their third summer school, from June 17-21, 2013 at the Q Center in St. Charles, Illinois. Utility and industry practitioners, researchers, and students will attend and explore the nexus between electrical energy systems and cybersecurity.
The program is designed to provide an essential background in the basics of security and resiliency for cyberinfrastructure in power and smart grids. Participants will also gain an understanding of the smarter energy system evolving from the power grid, as well as associated cybersecurity challenges. TCIPG has planned an intensive, engaging, and value-packed week of topics and activities, including an optional hands-on training lab for SCADA security assessment.
Find more details on the TCIPG Summer School webpage.
Related Link: Freshman Focus 2013 press release
Introduction to Programming with Etoys is a featured session at the Freshman Focus 2013 summer workshop. The EtoysIllinois team, Champaign teachers, and professors and graduate students from the Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois will teach programming to hundreds of incoming freshman this summer at the Freshman Focus event at Parkland Community College. They will teach 15 programming sessions, taking place in 5 labs with 3 sessions apiece. The Illinois Manufacturers Association donated 275 flash drives so that each student can leave with his/her own flash drive containing Etoys-To-Go, resource materials, and projects developed during the workshop.
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Parkland Community College
Cost: Free and open to all freshman HS students in Champaign or Urbana
Contact: Pat Dessen at 217-398-2873