BSA Innovation Design Challenge
May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pmN/A
Boys and girls in the Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (Central Texas area) will create a mobile application that addresses a United Nations Sustainable Development goal using the Code.org app lab. Participants with the top designs will advance to a special event on Thursday, May 7th and pitch their design to a panel of industry tech leaders (Shark Tank style). Scouts with the top six designs will win between $500- $3,000 for their Scout unit. Panelists include Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer, SXSW; Gordon Daugherty, President & Co-founder, Capital Factory; Wendy Howell, Chief of Staff, Cisco Systems; Bob Metcalfe, Co-Investor of the Ethernet, Co-Founder of 3Com; Amber Allen, CEO, Double A Labs. The Scout who wins 1st place will be invited to present their app design at the Austin Technology Council monthly dinner in May.
If your company is interested in attending this event, community engagement opportunities, and/or becoming a corporate partner by investing in the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and tech leaders in Central Texas, please contact David Lawrence at 512-617-8672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.