Innovation Conference Exposes Kids to Great Thinkers

Geekend, an annual innovation conference taking place in Savannah, GA, hosted Professor Neil Gershenfeld (MIT Center for Bits and Atoms), and Mark Hatch (CEO TechShop) among others, and the topics covered revolved around innovation, entrepreneurship, the Maker Movement, and more.

Local middle and high school students contributed to the conference by submitting video games they had programmed set up in an arcade at the conference venue, and many high school students also volunteered in the organization of the conference.