Press Release: The 6th Annual CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase goes Global in 2017

CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017

will take place in RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017

 

Dublin, Ireland – May 10, 2017 – ​CoderDojo ​Coolest Projects announced its 6th annual showcase will take place in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017 – it promises to be another hit and already it’s looking bigger and better than ever before with over 15,000 people expected to attend.

 

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a world leading showcase that inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs. ​The CoderDojo ​Coolest Projects Showcase offers young people from the international CoderDojo Community the opportunity to present the projects they have created at their local CoderDojo. It is both a competition and exhibition to showcase, inspire and enable innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and technology skills in youth innovators aged 6 – 17.

 

2017 sees CoderDojo Coolest Projects grow to a global initiative with CoderDojo Ninjas from all over the world descending upon the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017 to present their apps, websites, games and hardware projects. We will have over 1,000+ Ninjas from Ireland, Europe, USA, Japan and Australia showcase their projects at the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017!

 

Themes for 2017 include:

 

Smart City: This hall will be a fun educational and interactive space for young people and adults interested in how technology will continue to shape our futures.

 

STEAM Experience: Collectively science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, otherwise known as STEAM powers the world we live in today. We will take you on a journey of exploration through interactive exhibits, workshops and engaging shows and speakers.

 

Games Arena will be a fun, educational and interactive arena for young people and adults interested in the videogames industry. The idea of this space is to give the participants an insight to the many aspects of the gaming industry and to inspire them to not just be a player but a video game creator!

 

​Tickets for the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017 are now available free of charge if booked in advance!

 

Book now at ​tickets.coolestprojects.org

 

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a great day of exploration for the whole family.

 

 

Launch of 6th Annual CoderDojo Coolest Projects Picture Conor McCabe Photography

 

Sponsors for CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017 include:

Intel

Microsoft

Openet

RTE

Mastercard

Bank of Ireland

Riot Games

Norton by Symantec

Travelport Digital

Virgin Media

Folens

CoderDojo Foundation

Zalando

Workday

Accenture

Liberty IT

Computer Futures

Zendesk

Twitter

DCU

Barnardos

Institute of Education

 

​About CoderDojo Coolest Projects

 

CoderDojo Coolest Projects aspires to be a globally recognised initiative, whose purpose is to showcase, inspire & enable innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and technology skills in youth innovators aged 6 – 17.

 

Now in its 6th year CoderDojo Coolest Projects Annual Showcase was created in 2012 by volunteers to empower the members of the CoderDojo international community to launch their creative projects. At the inaugural event in Intel, Co Dublin, there were 19 projects and 100 attendees. By 2016, CoderDojo Coolest Projects had grown to the largest kids tech event in Europe with 700+ projects, from 10 countries and over 13,000 attendees.

 

2017 sees CoderDojo Coolest Projects become a truly global initiative with CoderDojo Ninja’s travelling from all across Ireland, Europe, USA, Japan and Australia showcase their projects at the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017!

 

Learn more at coolestprojects.org

 

About CoderDojo

 

CoderDojo is a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs dedicated to giving young people the opportunity to learn how to create and build with technology.  

 

Initiated in Cork in July 2011, the CoderDojo movement is equipping kids with the skills they need to succeed in today’s increasingly connected world and providing the world with the next generation of innovators and changemaker.

 

Today there are:

  • 1,250 dojos in 69 countries around the world
  • Over 100,000 young people have participated over 5 years
  • 1 million+ hours have been volunteered by over 9,000 individuals

Learn more at coderdojo.org

For further details please email [email protected]lestprojects.org