2021 Schedule

Friday 1/29

5:00 PMCheck-inDiscord server
7:00 PMKickoffZoom
7:15 PMKeynote Speaker & InstructionsZoom
8:00 PMTeam FormationZoom
8:30 PMGoogle Workshop!Zoom
12:00 AMScribbl.ioOnline
5 pm – Midnight (EST)HoyaHacks Open Zoom HoursZoom/Discord

Saturday 1/30

9:00 AM Mentor GatheringDiscord server
10:00 AMWorkshop with Krish Munot of StealthZoom
11:00 AMechoAR: How to Build a Cloud-Connected AR/VR App in 15 Minutes or LessYoutube
12:00 PMNetworking with Google (Link to be provided in Discord)Discord Server
1:00 PMCheck-In with JudgesZoom
2:00 PMCapture the Flag presented by the US Air ForceZoom
6:00 PMYoga + ZumbaZoom
7:00 PMKing TetrisOnline
8:00 PMBob Ross Mini Event!Online
9:00 PMVideo Game CompetitionOnline
9 am – Midnight (EST)HoyaHacks Open Zoom HoursZoom/Discord

Sunday 1/31

9:00 AMProject SubmissionsOnline
10:00 AMJudgingZoom
11:30 AMJudges MeetingZoom
12:00 PMClosing Ceremonies and PrizesZoom
8 am – Noon (EST)HoyaHacks Open Zoom HoursZoom/Discord

Keynote Speaker

David McLaughlin
Director, Global Developer Ecosystem, Google Developers

Corporate Speaker

Destah Owens
SLED/Smart Communities Marketing, Verizon Business Group

Destah is a technology and innovation enthusiast with a career built around driving business disruption, customer advocacy and connecting good ideas and good people. A veteran of several of the smallest Silicon Valley Startups as well as some of the biggest behemoths, he has picked up enough knowledge and information to be relatively dangerous. From his humble beginnings as an Electrical Engineer he has touched the data networking, wireless data, and machine learning technologies as a customer facing evangelist and problem solver.
When using his powers for good, he is identifying emerging technologies and finding synergistic solutions for customers and professional colleagues. The latest shiny objects to have caught his fancy are XR (mixed reality), Cybersecurity, and IoT/Smart City technologies.