Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51-05:00

Tuesday

10:30 AM

Spies, Secret Messages, the Internet, and You!

Presented by: Matt Williams
Time: Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Have you ever wanted to make a secret message? Unreadable without the key? This session will show you ways that you can create your own secret messages! Starting with some cyphers from history up to ones used on the internet, you'll learn how people protected secrets yesterday and today. You'll...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: Other, SecurityFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Wednesday

9:00 AM

[KidzMash] Collaborate on your LEGO(R) vision

Presented by: Thomas Haver
Time: Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

LEGO(R) sets are amazingly fun to build, but who has attempted to build a complete set without looking at the instructions? In this session, the kidz & adults will form teams and try to build one of sixteen different Creator sets without the instructions. Only one person from each team will be able...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Thursday

9:00 AM

[KidzMash] Fun Things To Do With Alexa

Presented by: Jeff Blankenburg
Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This session will introduce KidzMashers to Alexa, and show them some of the cool things they can do with just their voices. We will have devices to play with, tons of things to try, and an interactive game.

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

Code that Snack!

Presented by: Leah Vogel
Time: Thursday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever eaten a sandwich? Could you tell someone else exactly how to make one? Computers require precise instructions to perform their tasks. Incorrect instructions can (and will!) lead to a mess. In this fun session, attendees will be challenged to help Mike and Leah successfully make...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: Functional Programming, OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Friday

1:00 PM

Something from Nothing

Presented by: damian synadinos
Time: Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Improv(isational) theater is, essentially, making something from nothing - performers create and perform shows spontaneously, without a script, props, or costumes. But, to be successful at improv, you should learn, practice, and use a few, fundamental improv "rules" - principles and skills that are...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: Other, Leadership, Soft Skills/Business, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

[KidzMash] Get Creative with Duct Tape!

Presented by: Keith Kurak
Time: Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Duct tape is super-sticky, flexible, and waterproof, and can be used as a quick fix for just about anything that’s broken. It’s even been used to repair spaceships! But, it also can be used to make art. You’ll learn briefly about the science and history of duct tape before we turn you loose to...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview