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SkyHack: C&L Innovation Bus Trip, October 13-15, FREE and transpo provided

Sept. 14, 2017

SkyHack is a weekend long event in which students will come together to provide a solution to a challenge or “pain point” relating to the aviation industry. The solution may be a procedure, an idea, an app, a “widget,” an article of clothing, etc. The event is FREE to participants.

Signup: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGPp4sLSyBrkc30wkMahhqS6lc06UX0BbgEGtSvIRh83C6hA/viewform?c=0&w=1 Contact: Bara.watts@obelin.edu

Students from any college or university with any major may participate.Students may come with a team or form a team when they arrive.There will be approximately five challenges for students to choose from.

Each team will choose which challenge it will be working on during the weekend event.There will be a $1,000 prize for each challenge, and a $10,000 grand prize.

Students will have access to supplies and labs within ATB, although bringing your own laptop or tablet is highly recommended.Mentors and industry experts will be on hand to offer assistance.

There will be spaces in ATB designated as quiet areas for students who wish to sleep, but no other sleeping accommodations will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring sleeping bags.Food is provided throughout the weekend.All student participants will have access to the Kent State Recreation and Wellness Center (showers, exercise equipment, etc.) for the weekend.

It is strongly recommended that students bring a resume to submit to an event resume book that will be given to all of the top sponsors.