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HackPVD: The Official Providence Hackathon (April 15-17th)

HackPVD is the official hackathon for the City of Providence. Mayor Jorge Elorza extends his appreciation for your interest in hacking away with us to make Providence a better place to Live, Work and Play. 2016 is the innaugural year of HackPVD, and we look forward to shaking up the concept of the traditional hackathons.

If you are brand new to hackathons, HackPVD is for you! If you are a seasoned tech or CS pro, HackPVD is for you as well!

HackPVD will consist of students from local colleges such as Brown, RISD, URI and Johnson & Wales, but it will also involve high-school students as well as CS and IT professionals from a local and regional companies.

There will be learnathon workshops for beginners as well as high tech workshops for intermediate and advanced hackers.

We are the nations first and only hackathon to have college students team-up with grade school students, CS professionals and everyday people as well. Our goal is to build and extend the STEM jobs pipeline by having generation next work along side the best and brightest talent and resources in the state to help make Providence a better place to Live, Work and Play!

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