Important Announcement: Friday evening speed storming event has been postponed due to inclement weather. Speed Storming will now take place tomorrow, Saturday 3/3 at 8:00 am. Regular schedule of events to follow. We look forward to seeing everyone Saturday morning.
Welcoming students from all colleges on March 2-4, 2018
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Water Quality • Infrastructure • Sensors • Community
During WaterHacksRI, participants will compete to design, build and create new ideas focused on developing solutions to water issues at the residential level such as: quality, monitoring, data mining, communications, and education, and will work with the support of fellow engineers, researchers, designers, entrepreneurs, mentors, and others.
“Innovation and the Future of Intelligent Infrastructure”
Administrator, Rhode Island Department of Public Utilities and Carriers
Macky McCleary was appointed by the Governor in September 2016. He previously served as Director of the RI Department of Business Regulation where served statutorily as the State Banking Commissioner, Commissioner of Insurance, Real Estate Administrator, and State Boxing Commissioner. Macky has also served on the Board of Commissioners for RI Housing, as Deputy Commissioner for Environmental Quality (EQ) at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP).
While at McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm, he worked on a wide variety of strategy and operations projects for clients around the globe.
Macky was the co-founder and president of EmPower CES, a start-up clean energy and green building development company. Macky built EmPower around a commitment to energy independence and environmental stewardship. The company now markets clean energy products and services to homeowners, businesses, and institutions.
Macky hold a bachelors degree from Yale, and a Masters of Architecture from Yale School of Architecture. He worked as an architect and urban designer in his early career.
|Friday, March 2, 2018|
|6:00 - 6:15pm||Welcome||Carothers Library|
|6:15 - 7:15pm||Speedstorm||Active Learning Classroom
|7:15 - 8:00pm||Dinner|
|8:00 - 10:00pm||Hack!||URI Makerspace
|Saturday, March 3, 2018||Carothers Library
Makerspace (Room 165) and Active Learning Classroom, (room 166)
|All day||Ideate/Problem Solve|
|10:00am - 2:00pm||Meet the Mentors|
|2:00 - 5:00pm||Design Solution|
|Sunday, March 4, 2018||Avedisian Hall|
|10:00 am - 12:00pm||Pitch coaching|
|1:00 -2:00||Table Showcase|
|2:00 - 2:30pm||Keynote Speaker|
|2:30 - 3:30pm||Pitch Competition|