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Fred Kaiser Building, University of British Columbia

2020-2332 Main Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4

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Girls Only Makeathon: Tech for Change is a making marathon! Immerse yourself in the world of making, innovation and technology in a supportive "girls only" environment. From LED art, to wearable tech, to app-making, this event is one-of-kind designed to introduce you to the idea of being a "maker". There will also be a mentor panel, UBC students, and teacher candidates at the event to answer all of your questions.

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Who is this event open to?

This event is open to high school girls only. If you are a boy and interested in our other programming, please visit http://www.geeringup.apsc.ubc.ca/. As well, please be aware that we have an inclusive view of the word “girl”, and we welcome any interested trans*, genderqueer and non-binary people. Registration is limited (on a first come first serve basis).

When is check-in?

Check starts at 8:00am, with the event commencing promptly at 8:30am.

Where is check-in?

Fred Kaiser Building, rm 2020 (enter off of Main Mall, go up stairs to 2nd floor, and it will be on your right)

Is food provided?

Yes, light refreshments and lunch is provided for all attendees. Please notify us of any allergy or dietary needs.

Where do I park?

The closest parkade on campus is the Health Sciences parkade (https://parking.ubc.ca/parkades) with a premium rate of 1.75 for 30 minutes (this is up to a max of $8.00).

Are bursaries available for this event?

Yes, if you are interested in applying for a bursary please contact our organizers below.

Is this event accessible to all?

Yes, we accomodate accesibilty requests. Simply contact our organizers with the details of your request.

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

Further questions and inquiries can be directed to Alexis (alexis@geeringup.ca) or Celina (celina@geeringup.ca) via e-mail or via phone at 604-827-5360. Thanks for getting in contact with us!


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Fred Kaiser Building, University of British Columbia

2020-2332 Main Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4

Canada

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