Upcoming Events

  • CODEcamp Kids Summer Camp - CS Upstart

    CODEcamp Kids CS Upstart is a week-long half-day camp designed for middle school students to promote an interest in computer science and tech careers while expanding on the core STEM concepts from their other classes. Students learn the fundamentals of web development (HTML, CSS and Javascript) and entry-level robotics. CODEcamp Kids CS Upstart classes:

    • Introduce middle-school students to coding & web development in a fun, engaging format
    • Help students discover a passion and potential career path in the high-wage, high-demand tech industry
    • Engage middle schoolers with several fun projects in front of their computer and has them coding from the first class
    • Introduces middle schoolers to industry professionals (2 visitors per week)

    Class Format:

    This course is lab-based. Students learn the fundamentals of computer science by:

    • Designing a simple web page (CSS/HTML)
    • Constructing an electromagnet
    • Building and programming a robot

    Vitals:

    • Location: Charleston Digital Corridor's FS2 Incubator Mac Lab at 78 Alexander Street
    • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 1:00pm (2 sessions)
    • Computer provided
    • Cost: $249 for the week-long program
    • Phone: 843.607.1264
    • Email: kids@chscodecamp.com
    • Social: Facebook or Twitter
  • 3Phase: SBIR/STTR Workshop

    Learn the aspects of writing a Small Business Innovation (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant including: history, eligibility, sources of funding and agency differences, understanding what reviewers look for and writing instructions. With over 50 years of technology commercialization expertise, the 3Phase team specializes in assisting entrepreneurs like you and go beyond just the technical requirements.

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

    The 3Phase team understands that it takes a village to build a startup. That's why our workshop is designed for more then just the entrepreneurs, but the entire small business community, so everyone walks away from the experience more knowledgeable and armed with the necessary information for their next phase.

    • Anyone planning on submitting a proposal in the near future
    • Someone wanting to learn more
    • Small business support networks including financial managers, business managers, consultants, etc.

    Learn more and register HERE.

  • Grassroots Design Thinking with John Murray—Design Lead, IBM

    Experience Design Thinking: a framework to solve our users' problems at the speed and scale of the modern digital enterprise.

    Products and services are not measured by features and functions. They're measured by how well we fulfill our users' needs. When we shift the conversation from one about features and functions to one about users and user outcomes, we deliver more useful, usable, and desirable solutions. We elevate professions and redefine industries. But most importantly, we earn the trust, respect, and repeat business of the people we serve.

    While Design Thinking is traditionally taught as large workshops with all stakeholders involved, sometimes that's just not possible due to budget, availability and skepticism. John will talk us through how to start using the framework as a lone wolf or a small team by starting at the granular, grassroots level and slowly on boarding other teams by demonstrating the value. Learn how to show your company the true value of the Design Thinking process and turn naysayers into advocates. Get your tickets HERE - CDC members get a discount with code 'FS2IBM18'. 

  • BSides

    BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening. Learn more and RSVP here.

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