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Aviation Hackathon #SkyHack at Kent State University - October 13-15, 2017

SkyHackAll students are welcome to participate in the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Kent State University first-ever collegiate Aviation Hackathon. College students 18 and older from any university or area of study are invited to participate in #SkyHack. During the weekend-long event students will establish interdisciplinary teams, innovate, produce prototypes and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win financial awards and other incentives.

The Burton D. Morgan grand prize is $10,000. In addition, throughout the weekend, five challenges related to the aviation/aeronautics industry will be presented and each challenge stream winner will be awarded $1,000.00.

Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017 through Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Time: Begins 5:00 PM Friday, October 13th and ends with a closing ceremony on Sunday, October 15th at 12:00 noon
Location: Kent State University Campus, primarily in the Aeronautics and Technology Building 
Cost: FREE but you must register. Food is provided.
Register: Register on the Kent State site here.