The Schedule

Day 1

February 26, 2021

3:30-4:00 PM EST

Welcome Ceremony

Lelia Marie Hampton, David Hill, Jr., and Hamza Hawkins

4:00 PM EST

Opening Keynote: Hacking as AfroFuturism: Black Traditions of the Bottom-up

Dr. Ron Eglash

Twitter | Website | Books | TED Talk

Day 2

February 27, 2021

12 PM EST

Quantum Engineering the Future

Ryan Robinson

Twitter | LinkedIn | Press | Press

1 PM EST

The Limits of Global Inclusion in AI Development

Chinasa Okolo

Twitter | Website | Medium | LinkedIn

2 PM EST

Dancing with Bytes of Code

Thulani Vereen

Instagram | Website | Press | Press | Press | LinkedIn

3 PM EST

Building Communities Through Tech/STEAM

Marco Jacobs

Personal LinkedIn | Company LinkedIn

Day 3

February 28, 2021

Closing Ceremony

1-2:30 PM EST

Hacker Presentations

Judges: Alicia Boyd, Olaseni Adeniji, and Danilo Symonette

3 PM EST

Closing Keynote: Decolonising Computing (?)

Dr. Syed Mustafa Ali

4PM EST

Winning Teams Announcement