03. 12. 22

MDC Wolfson IDEA Center

Downtown Miami, FL.

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Annual Coding Conference for Girls, Parents, Educators, Artists and Tech Enthusiasts.

Back in Person!

First 50 attendees to arrive will receive a FREE Code/Art Shirt!

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Keynote Speakers

Be Inspired

Get inspired by successful and influential women in tech and entrepreneurs during our keynote talks and computing careers panel. 

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hands-on workshops

Be Equiped

Participate in hands-on-tech workshops! There are introductory creative coding workshops for students and resource workshops for STEAM educators. 

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Coded art exhibit

Be Amazed

Enjoy artwork created by students and professionals through computer programming, including self-portraits, animations, interactives and 3D designs.

Tickets

Speakers

SR. DATA & APPLIED SCIENCE MANAGEr, MICROSOFT

Ehi Nosakhare, Ph.D.

Dr. Ehi Nosakhare is a Senior Data and Applied Science Manager at Microsoft. She leads a team that designs, develops, and implements ML solutions in application projects across Microsoft’s products and services. Prior to joining Microsoft, she earned her PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT). She is deeply passionate about using ML to solve real-world problems, studying the ethical implications of AI/ML, and increasing the representation of women in AI/ML. She’s a Director of the board of Women in Machine Learning (WiML), where she oversees their small events efforts.

Global Partner, AI & Analytics, IBM

Noelle Silver

Noelle Silver is a multi-award-winning technologist and entrepreneur who specializes in conversational AI and Voice Technology, Operationalizing Data Science and Cloud Native App Development in the hybrid cloud. She has led teams at NPR, Microsoft, and Amazon, and is a consistent champion for public understanding of AI and tech fluency,  Noelle Silver has launched and established several initiatives supporting women and underrepresented communities within AI and is the founder of AI Leadership Institute, where she is mentoring and coaching girls and young women to pursue a career in AI and emerging technology. 
Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

Mayor, Miami-Dade County

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

VP of Innovation and Technology Partnerships, Miami-Dade College

Antonio Delgado Fornaguera

President & CEO, The Miami Foundation

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Director of FIU, Venture Miami Opportunity Program

Kenasha Paul

President, eMerge Americas

Melissa Medina

Michelle Bakels

Tech Innovation Advisor, Miami-Dade

Francesca de Quesada Covey

VP of Platform & Community, Florida Funders

Maria Derchi

Michelle Bakels

founder & co-host, infinite attraction podcast

Elizabeth Irizarry

Senior Product Manager, gemini

Supreet Kaur

Program Director, G2i

Michelle Bakels

Founder/Managing Partner, Lab22c

Saif Ishoof

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Student & Code/Art Instructor

Isa Delionado

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Student & Code/Art Instructor

Rania Ishoof

Michelle Bakels

CEO & Founder, Code/Art

Amy Renshaw

Michelle Bakels

CEO & Founder, Hayworth

Ellie Hayworth

Join us at the IDEA Center!

315 NE 2nd Ave
Building 8, 5th Floor
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus
Miami, FL 33132

Free parking available in garage building #7 located at 500 NE 2nd Ave (Entrance on NE 6th Street). See a campus map here

Schedule

12:00 pm

Digital Art Exhibit Opens

Doors open at noon! Check in at the registration table, take a selfie in our #CodeArtFest photobooth, pick up a T-shirt and enjoy our one-of-a-kind student digital art exhibit.

12:00pm-12:45 pm

Educator Track Workshop – MDC Resources & Programs

Learn from MDC EnTec School of Engineering & Technology faculty about their free resources and programs for MDCPS students and teachers. Teachers click here to register. 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Kickoff & Opening Keynote

Opening remarks from Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava followed by a keynote talk on artificial intelligence (AI) by Dr. Ehi Nosakhare, Ph.D.

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County

Ehi Nosakhare, Ph.D., Data & Applied Science Manager at Microsoft

2:15pm-3:15pm

Exploring Computing Careers – Women in Tech Panel

The world is at your fingertips! Come hear from an incredible panel of women in tech about their chosen careers and the pathways they took to get there.

2:15pm-3:15pm

Educator Track Workshop – Integrating AI & Cybersecurity Curriculum in Your Classroom

Learn from MDC EnTec School of Engineering & Technology faculty about the available resources and programming to integrate AI & Cybersecurity curriculum in your classroom. Teachers click here to register. 

2:15pm-3:15pm

Creative Coding Workshop

Create your own abstract art piece on Scratch! Workshop is best for elementary or middle school students with little to no coding experience. ($5 registration fee to confirm seat for each participating student. Accompanying parent or guardian can attend for free). 

3:30pm-4:30pm

ChangeMaker Live Pitch Competition

Four teams looking to change the world. Watch as they pitch their idea to a panel of tech and business professionals for a chance to win the $1,000 grand prize.

3:30pm-4:30pm

Creative Coding Workshop

Create your own game on Scratch! Workshop is best for elementary or middle school students with little to no coding experience. ($5 registration fee to confirm seat for each participating student. Accompanying parent or guardian can attend for free). 

4:45pm-5:45pm

Closing Session & Keynote Fireside Chat

Fireside chat of the ever-growing opportunities in combining Art & Tech with keynote speaker, Noelle Silver.

Noelle Silver, Global Partner, AI & Analytics at IBM

5:45pm-6:30pm

Closing Awards Ceremony (Annual All Girls Coding Competition)

Don’t miss out on our grand finale – the announcement and celebration of the 2021 winners and finalists of Code/Art’s All-Girls Coding Competition! [session will be broadcasted live on Facebook & Youtube for national participants of CodeYourSelf™ competition]

Sponsors & Partners

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Endeavor logo
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Exhibitors

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Miami EdTech Logo
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Code/Art Competition

Code/Art’s All-Girls Coding Competition for students in grades 3-12 is open! Submit an entry by Feb. 18th for a chance to win prizes and recognition at Code/Art Fest’s closing ceremony! Closing ceremony will be broadcasted online and will include the announcement of winners and finalists of CodeYourSelf™ National competition.

F.A.Q.

Where can I park?

Free parking is available in garage building #7 located at 500 NE 2nd Ave (Entrance on NE 6th Street). See a campus map here. Street parking is also available nearby using the PaybyPhone app. 

Will there be food available?

Light bites, snacks, coffee and refreshments will be available for consumption.

Can I attend the coding workshops with my child?

Yes. Parents can sit through the workshops with their child. Additional seating will be provided toward the back of the classroom for parents. If the student is under 13 years old, a parent or guardian must be present.

What is the age minimum to attend the workshops?

We recommend students be at least 8 years old and have basic keyboarding/computing skills. 

What materials and preparation does my child need to attend the workshop?

Coding workshop participants must bring their own laptop. Login & WiFi instructions will be emailed to each ticketholder that registers for a workshop.

How can my student participate in the coding competition?

Code/Art’s 3 coding competitions: CodeYourSelf (National), Algorithmic Art (South Florida) and ChangeMaker (South Florida) are now open! Students may submit an entry until February 18th, 2022. All winners and finalists will be announced during Code/Art Fest’s closing ceremony. 

Will there be Teacher workshops?

Yes! If you’re an Educator please head over to code-art.com/codeartfest/educator to register. 

I can't attend in person, will there be online sessions?

Code/Art’s closing ceremony consisting of a keynote fireside chat and awards ceremony celebrating all competition finalists and winners (including winners of National CodeYourSelfcompetition) will be broadcasted live on our Facebook and YouTube page. All participants of the national competition who are not present will have their prizes mailed to their shipping address. 

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