"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 7th-8th, 2020

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: 11h00-15h30 on either Saturday 7th or Sunday 8th (1 day event)

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

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
Europaallee 43
8004 Zurich

March 7th – 8th, 2020
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.

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