11th Annual THE Geek Fest Comes to CPCC’s Levine Campus November 14

THE Geek Fest, a celebration of innovation and technology, is coming to CPCC’s Levine Campus on Thursday, November 13 and will feature the latest in technology, innovation and professional opportunities. The greater Charlotte

THE Geek Fest

THE Geek Fest @CPCC

community is encouraged to participate in this free event.

Attendees will interact with exciting new technologies, meet innovative companies and learn from industry experts. This year’s event will highlight a variety of exciting topics, including careers, startups and entrepreneurship, product development, digital media, programming and software, animation, automotive technology, engineering, mobile computing, instructional technology and much more. Activities will include guest speakers, an exhibit hall, demonstrations, activities, video games, music, contests, food and door prizes.
Don’t miss this must-attend event that will inspire you to discover – and embrace – your inner geek!
WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE: CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd., Matthews, N.C.
To learn more about THE Geek Festival, please visit http://www.thegeekfest.com.

10th Annual THE Geek Fest Comes to CPCC’s Levine Campus November 14

THE Geek Fest 2013

THE Geek Fest 2013

THE Geek Fest, a celebration of innovation and technology, is coming to CPCC’s Levine Campus on Thursday, Nov. 14 and will feature the latest in technology, innovation and professional opportunities. The greater Charlotte community is encouraged to participate in this free event.

Attendees will interact with exciting new technologies, meet innovative companies and learn from industry experts. This year’s event will highlight a variety of exciting topics, including launching a startup business, product development, social media, programming and software development, animation, automotive technology, engineering, mobile computing, instructional technology and much more. Activities will include guest speakers, an exhibit hall, demonstrations, activities, video games, music, contests, food and door prizes.

Don’t miss this must-attend event that will inspire you to discover – and embrace – your inner geek!

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd., Matthews, N.C.
CONTACT: To learn more about THE Geek Festival, please visit http://www.thegeekfest.com.

THE Geek Fest hosts BarCamp Charlotte 8 @CPCC

BarCamp Charlotte

BarCamp Charlotte

This year, CPCC’s THE Geek Fest is hosting BarCamp Charlotte, the region’s premiere technology and innovations “unconference” event.

A BarCamp is a community-organized democratic event and typically centers around tech and innovation. Professionals and creatives attend and pitch to speak on emerging trends, technologies and topics that they love. Attendees then vote for the day’s agenda. BarCamp Charlotte has hosted seven successful events with more than 250 attendees.

BarCamp brings out the best and brightest in the tech, arts, startups, tech, media, investing, marketing and computer fields. From freelancers to entrepreneurs, to executives and college students, all are encouraged to participate.
CPCC students and employees are invited to geek with us!
For more event details and to register, visit http://barcampclt.org.

Get Your Geek On Nov. 15

WHAT:THE Geek Fest, a celebration of innovation and technology, is coming to CPCC’s Levine Campus this fall and will feature the latest in technology, innovation and professional opportunities. CPCC students are encouraged to

THE Geek Fest

THE Geek Fest @CPCC

participate in this free event.

Attendees will interact with exciting new technologies, meet innovative companies, and learn from industry experts. This year’s event will highlight a variety of exciting topics including launching a startup business, product development, social media, programming and software development, video game design, animation, automotive technology, business intelligence, mobile computing, e-learning, instructional technology and much more. Activities will include a Microsoft IT Camp, guest speakers, demonstrations, activities, webcasts, video games, music, contests, food, door prizes and more.

Don’t miss this must-attend event that will inspire you to discover – and embrace – your inner geek!

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 15; 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd., Matthews, N.C.

CONTACT: To learn more about THE Geek Festival, please visit http://www.thegeekfest.com.

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Get Your Geek On at THE Geek Fest – Thursday, November 15

THE Geek Fest

THE Geek Fest @CPCC

Get your geek on! CPCC’s 9th annual celebration of innovation and technology, THE Geek Fest, is Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Levine Campus. For one day (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), the campus will be immersed in hands-on activities, contributor displays and conference-style topic sessions. THE Geek Fest is an outstanding hands-on learning and networking opportunity for geeks and innovators at all levels. Best of all, it’s open to the community and completely free!

If you would like to contribute, sponsor, volunteer, or be a guest speaker during TGF2012, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/thegeekfest/contribute/application.

For more event information, please visit http://www.thegeekfest.com. If you have any questions, please email geekfest@cpcc.edu.

Geek is chic!

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FREE Lynda.com Subscription for CPCC Students and Employees!

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