MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge

Be a part of an all-new high school STEM challenge benefiting young children with disabilities!

 

Support young MAKERS putting their skills to the test utilizing Internet of Things (IoT) technology to improve the assistive technology equipment Southwest Human Development’s ADAPT Shop creates. We are recruiting high school STEM/robotics/coding teams, sponsors, volunteers, mentors and word-of-mouth support! Help us improve the lives of young children with disabilities.

 

All high school STEM, coding, robotics and technology groups are welcome to join!

Put your skills to the test utilizing Internet of Things (IoT) technology to improve the assistive technology equipment used by young children with disabilities served by Southwest Human Development’s ADAPT Shop. The winning team will be given $500 and professional support to continue building their solution.

 

Click Here to See the Full Challenge Details

 

Important Dates

  • July 5, 2018: $25 Early Bird Registration Deadline
  • August 28, 2018: $35 Final Registration Deadline
  • September 7, 2018: Challenge Kick-Off Event (Location TBD)
  • October 6, 2018: Final Challenge Presentations at Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library

 

MAKERS of Change Judging Committee

Curt Cornum

VP, Global Business Transformation

Insight

Jennifer Blain Christensen

Director, BioElectrical Systems Lab

Arizona State University

Brian McCarson

Chief Technology Officer, IoT

Intel Corporation

Is your high school team interested?

Click Here to Register!

 

Is your company or organization interested in sponsoring this challenge?

Click Here for Details!

 

For questions or additional information, please contact David Reno at (602) 769-3958 or dreno@swhd.org.

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