2019 Topic: Climate Change
March 29th - March 30th
5PM - 5PM
Stony Brook University iCREATE and our partners are holding InnovateIT, an i nspiring multidisciplinary hackathon for students to collaborate and envision their next big idea across various mediums. This hackathon style event offers you the opportunity to build something that can help the greater world.
InnovateIT is the hackathon that wants to see your ideas come to life. We have resources ranging from multimedia software to laser cutters and much more available for the participants' use. We want you to make a difference in the world, or just your campus community by designing solutions to real problems.
- Want to take a part in saving the coral reefs?
- Want to help developing countries create sustainable farming practices?
- Believe everyone should have access to drinkable water?
- Find yourself thinking of what the world will look like in 20 years?
- How do you see yourself impacting the climate change?
Can you take an idea and make it a reality in 24 hours? If so, InnovateIT is the place for you!
Keynote Guest Speaker
iCREATE is proud to announce our guest lecturer Nicole Crescimanno
Nicole Crescimanno is an organizer, connector, and artist who is deeply concerned about climate change. As the New York State Director of Our Climate, Nicole is working to build a strong and active group of young climate leaders from across New York State to enact bold state-level climate policy, while also developing and strengthening relationships with foundations, individual donors, and key partners. Nicole is a Young Climate Leaders Network Fellow, a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow, and a Producer for the web-series Climate Countdown. Nicole has her M.A. in Climate & Society from Columbia University, and her B.A. in Environmental Studies & Studio Arts from Stonehill College. In her spare time, Nicole likes to make art, rock climb, hike, and cook vegan food for family & friends.