The Toronto Hacker Club is a student-run organization that aims to promote technology education throughout the Greater Toronto Area. To date, we have hosted four hackathons and five workshops in partnership with a variety of influential companies, such as Google, Mozilla, and RBC.
The Toronto Hacker Club has also been awarded the "Building Community through Sciences and Technology Award" by the Toronto Youth Cabinet.
THacks 2 is Toronto's premier hackathon for learning, building and innovation. Held at the University of Toronto, the event features a jam-packed, 24-hour lineup of workshops, speakers and competition. At the end of weekend, teams of hackers will pitch their projects and compete for incredible prizes. With food, friends, and fun (did we mention free entry?) - THacks 2 is the hackathon you won't want to miss!
Exploring cutting-edge neuroscience and neurotechnology, Toronto Hacker Club and NeuroTechTO present you with our latest event, BrainBrowse. This 4 hour workshop is dedicated to allowing high school students across the GTA to discover the research, development, and commercialization that goes behind neurotechnology and neuroscience. Attendees will have the opportunity learn and engage in biometrics through hands-on tutorials and experiments, lectures from keynote speakers, and exploring up and coming technologies (such as using the Muse headband to collect brain signal data). This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about the implications of neurotech, get a peek into the possible careers in neuroscience, and network with professionals.
Designed much like Toronto Hacker Club’s other events, Tech Night is a beginner-friendly, hands-on, exciting event made especially for children aged 6 to 12 years old. Join us to explore the impact of technology and the way it has shaped nearly every aspect of the way we live and work today, learn one of the most essential skills of programming and create hardware and software through fun games and guided activities.
JS Boost at Mozilla is a three hour workshop for high school and university students aiming to enrich their understanding of key web development concepts. Attendants will learn to use frameworks such as MeteorJS and ChartsJS for full-stack development. Throughout the event, speakers will guide the participants through creating a practical web application. JS Boost will be the perfect environment for you to build, learn, and network.
The Toronto Hacker Club's Introduction to Cybersecurity is a great opportunity for students to come out and learn from professionals in the field. The event will feature a workshop run by Google engineers and an opportunity to network with likeminded individuals.
T.Hacks is a free 12 hour hackathon for students of all ages, proficiencies, and interests. The event offers an opportunity to tailor your own personalized hackathon experience, with access to a variety of workshops and networking opportunities. Meals will be provided for all participants, as well as swag and prizes from leading companies in the industry.
Intro to Web Design is an event for aspiring designers or anyone who wants a chance to be exposed to the skills and tools of the web design industry. Participants will engage in a series of hands-on workshops at Mozilla's headquarters in downtown Toronto. The evening will also provide a networking opportunity with industry professionals and web specialists.
DataHacks is an event devoted to the wonders of data science and artificial intelligence. High school students will get the opportunity to learn advanced concepts in the fields of data mining and machine learning all for free! The event will consist of snacks, numerous hands-on workshops, and a team competition.
Local Hack Day is a 12 hour mini-hackathon on your School's campus that brings together the local hacker community to celebrate building awesome technology. Simultaneously other students around the world will be hosting their own Local Hack Days, resulting in the largest single day of student hacking ever. Throughout the day there will be awesome livestreams, chatrooms, and fun activities that you can use to meet students in your local community and across the globe. Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or have never been to a hackathon before, Local Hack Day is the best way to kick off the Fall 2015 MLH Hackathon Season.