Central Piedmont Community College


[Cpcommunicator] Geek Fest coming to Levine 10/31

>From Adam Brooks and Barry Gilmore


Get Your Geek On!


Who said being a "geek" isn't "chic?" The Geek Fest 2007,
<http://www.cpcc.edu/thegeekfest/2007/>  coming to the Levine Campus on
Wednesday, October 31, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., highlights the
latest in technology and career opportunities. The Geek Fest will
feature cutting-edge industry, media, gadgets, hardware, software,
services, innovations, education, and much more. CPCC students, college
employees, and the community are encouraged to attend.


Available learning tracks will include eLearning and training;
eMedia--audio, video, animation; gaming and simulation; mobile
communications and technologies; and emerging technology and industry.


In addition to showcasing many of CPCC's innovations in technology, The
Geek Fest features innovative regional and national businesses and their
contributions to new technologies, including the hottest fashions and
styles. Activities will include vendor demonstrations, guest speakers,
webcasts, video game tournaments, music, contests, FREE stuff and more. 


General content and activities will run from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Professional-focused content and activities will be held from 1:00-4:00


In addition, The Geek Fest will feature information on various CPCC
programs including automotive technology, music, computer programming,
simulation and game development, engineering, eLearning, and more.
Students can find out more about various career opportunities and
explore exciting new developments in technology.


Participants can register to win big prizes including iPods, gadgets,
software, games, gift certificates, shirts and more. To find out more
about THE Geek Fest and see a full schedule of breakout sessions, log on
to the website at http://www.TheGeekFest.com.



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