bitcamp

april, 2020

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Bitcamp

Event Details

Bitcamp is a 36 hour hackathon and the prime opportunity to delve into your curiosities, learn something new, and build something awesome. With world-class mentors and 1,200+ fellow campers, you’re in for an amazing experience. Whether you’re a seasoned hacker or completely new to the world of hacking, we’ll have something for you. If you’re ready for an adventure, see you by the fire!

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The Campfire Games

For this year’s theme, Explore Together, The Campfire Games allow you to learn, grow and build with the Bitcamp Community. You will belong to one of three teams, based on personality and interests, allowing you to meet and work with hackers from around the nation that share your passions. By winning unique challenges, attending workshops and participating in mini-events, you’ll be racking up points for your team, with the winning group receiving limited edition Bitcamp apparel. Find your community, develop your team identity and collaborate on something bigger than yourself. #ExploreTogether

FROM THE PRESS

“UMD’s 4th Annual Bitcamp Hackathon Becomes Largest to Date with over 1,300 Participants”

“A total of 200 hacks were submitted by students (the largest amount in Bitcamp history) that demonstrate the ability to launch what could be the basis for a new product or company in a condensed timeframe. Some highlighted projects from the event include: A VR air traffic controller simulation, where trainees can report a potential crash through an Amazon Echo, An AR human skill pong (built by a team of UMD students), an Uber for intoxicated individuals in which designated drivers may be requested through the mobile app and a person’s location will be added to the designated driver’s queue, and a pet robot built with arudino and sensors to wag its tail when pet and go to sleep when the lights are off.”

Words fromĀ A. JAMES CLARK SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Time

3 (Friday) 11:00 am - 5 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

University of Maryland, College Park

7950 Baltimore Avenue

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