Friday, March 15th, 2024 at the Microsoft Reactor in New York City!
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Jon Gottfried is the co-founder of Major League Hacking, the largest community of early career developers in the world. Jon previously worked as an early Developer Evangelist at Twilio and Echo Nest and served as National Director for StartupBus. Jon loves creating new technology and teaching people to do the same. He was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Education category and the Stony Brook 40 Under 40 for Entrepreneurship and serves on the Industry Advisor Board for the Stony Brook University College of Engineering. Outside of his work with developer communities, Jon recently competed on Season 6 of The Great American Baking Show.
Field Day brings together a group of student leaders for a day of conversation in the form of lightning talks, discussions, games, or whatever suits the topic best.
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Field Day is for student leaders of technical communities. Most attendees will be undergraduate students and young professionals.
A student leader is someone who's actively involved in improving their local technical community. They might be the president or chairperson of their school's tech club or be one of the organizers of the annual hackathon. They might run the student hardware group or be actively involved in introducing other students to programming.
A loosely structured conference emphasizing the informal exchange of information and ideas between participants (to quote the Google definition). Most content at Field Day will be in the form of lightning talks and discussions conducted by attendees.
If you're based in North America, you're welcome to apply!
We're just screening applications to make sure you're eligible to attend, you should hear from us within a few days. Once confirmed, all you need to do is show up at the venue that will be sent to you on the day of the event and take part!
Field Day is free to attend!
We expect to have travel reimbursements available for students in areas surrounding New York City, we encourage you to apply. We will be notifying accepted students with the status of their travel reimbursemens within one week after acceptances are released.
We'll be following local guidance and will announce more specific details closer to the event.
Yes! We will be serving a light breakfast and lunch! You will not go hungry.
We hope to send out confirmations of travel reimbursements within 1 week of acceptance.
Field Day is organized by GitHub Campus Experts, and technical student leaders.