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Join Coders and Inventors to Transform Problems into Solutions at the CSM Velocity Center’s Climate Change Hackathon March 30-31

Registration is now open for College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Velocity X Climate Innovation Hackathon where participating teams will solve real world challenges by inventing, designing and testing solutions to solve the impact of climate change. Held at the Velocity Center in Indian Head, coders and inventors are invited to join community partners for a day of solving community problems March 30 and 31. “We are excited to present an engaging, collaborative and interdisciplinary day of problem-solving for our community,” said Lesley Quattlebaum, executive director of the Velocity Center. “We already have a number of teams planning to participate, from high schoolers to CSM students to members of the community, and we invite everyone to come out to join us for an exciting day of working together to address issues that affect our region.” Quattlebaum shared that there will be an informational webinar held this Friday, March 10 from 12-1 p.m. to answer any questions that those interested in participating might have. “This year the focus is climate, and specifically sea level rise,” she added. “We wanted to pick a topic where teams could easily find data to utilize, but also a topic that we thought people would be passionate […]

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