"Hack @ Google" Weekend

Our cybersecurity weekend is back by popular
demand, with additional spots available!

Collaborative effort by TechSpark Academy Giving and Google Zurich

March 27 - 28, 2021 (2020 event now closed)

Google Offices in Zurich

Are you captivated by Cyber Security and all things tech? Have you always wondered what life is like at Google? Then don’t miss this unique weekend experience!

Come learn all about cyber threats and tackle security problems, with the guidance of our young instructors. Take part in Google’s ‘Capture the Flag beginner quest’. You’ll also get to tour the awesome Google offices and find out what goes on behind the scene of this tech giant. 

One weekend, two exciting events

Apply to join one of the below groups:

· Cybersecurity workshop group (age 12+): 11h00-15h30 on either Saturday 27th or Sunday 28th (1 day event)

· Hackathon group(age 13+): 10h30-17h00 Sat-Sun (2 day event) requiring previous Python coding experience

Hackathon applicants should be aged 13 or above and have their parents’ permission to participate in this event. Because spaces are limited, you will be invited to join either of two groups depending on your coding experience, motivation letter, and available spaces. Application is subject to an enrollment fee of CHF 250. 

Where & when:

Google Switzerland
Brandschenckenstrasse 110
8004 Zurich

March 27th – 28th, 2021
10h30 – 17h00 Hackathon group (both days)
11h00 – 15h30 Discovery Workshop group (Saturday or Sunday)

Transport & accommodation:

Parents of out-of-town participants are kindly asked to pay for transport and accommodation throughout the weekend. We recommend booking a hotel at Zurich TECHNOPARK such as Novotel Zurich City West, ibis Zurich City West or ibis Budget Zurich City West.

Educator Workshop @ Google: March 27th, 2021:

Our educator/teacher workshop is FREE of charge to all ICT Teachers – however spaces are limited, therefore registration is required.

***Teacher SIGN UP HERE***

Whova App log-in code if requested: haczw (2020 event)

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