Dec.
6

Event: Annual Symposium
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Holiday Inn by the Bay, Spring St., Portland

Educate Maine will host our Annual Education Symposium and Leadership Luncheon on Dec. 6th. NEW THIS YEAR: Innovation Hall. 

For more information: http://www.educatemaine.org/events/2019-symposium

 

Dec.
7

Event: The Thomas Cup 2019
Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Location: 180 West River Rd, Waterville, ME

The Thomas Cup

An all-day event on Saturday, December 7th that brings together teamwork, technology, and competition.

Open to high school and home-school students, the Thomas Cup will feature up to 30 teams competing for the top bragging rights in a number of technology competitions including cyber defense, gaming, computer science, and crime scene investigation (CSI).

The Thomas Cup will begin on at 8 AM on December 7th and continue throughout the night until approximately 9 PM.

Throughout the event, teams of 5 students will test their skills in challenges including:

  • League of Legends gaming competition
  • Nerf wars with robots
  • A cybersecurity version of capture the flag
  • A crime scene investigation (CSI) competition

While the Thomas Cup is centered on technology, competitors will need more than just technical skills to succeed. The best teams will combine a mix of project management, innovation, creativity, teamwork, leadership, and more in order to overcome the challenges and defeat their opponents.

No matter what interests and skills competitors bring to the table, they’ll enjoy a unique night of exciting challenges on the Thomas College campus, all at no cost.

Register your team by October 31st: https://www.thomas.edu/thomas-cup/

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Jim Delorie at deloriej@thomas.edu or 207-859-1183.

Dec.
14

Event: Maine Digital Festival
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: Augusta Civic Center

Maine Digital Festival is on Dec. 14 at the Augusta Civic Center. For community & families to explore and try hands-on activities. There will be two workshops that will require pre-registration. Grab your free tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-maine-digital-festival-tickets-80697116247

This is a Maine Science Festival pop-up event.