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Silicon Harlem - House App Contest Launch - Feb 7 2014

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Silicon Harlem - - House App Contest Launch - at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building NYC on Feb 7 2014.

SPEAKERS:
Geoffrey Eaton - Deputy Chief of Staff, Represenative Charles B. Rangel
Hon. Charles B. Rangel - Representative, 13th Congressional District of New York
Bruce Lincoln & Clayton Banks - Co-Founders, Silicon Harlem
Carl Nicholas

This year marks the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the "House App Contest." This new competition is designed to engage student's creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields. Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, this competition is a nationwide event that allows high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting their software application, or "app," for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice. Throughout the completion period, participating students will be provided opportunities to engage with various STEM educational partners located within the community to mentor and assist them with their app development.

The "House App Contest" is open to all high school students in New York's 13th District. Students entering the competition must submit their app's source code online during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM Eastern Standard Time on FEBRUARY 1ST, 2014, and 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on APRIL 30TH, 2014, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demo explaining their app and what they learned through this competition process.

MORE INFO: http://rangel.house.gov/app

VIDEO SPONSOR: Internet Society New York Chapter - http://isoc-ny.org

PUNKCAST #2667-1SIlicon Harlem