Today we reprise a show we did about the 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (which will have their final on Nov 18, 2023) and how it has evolved with the new Administration.
With me today, is Doug Murdock Chief Information Officer from Enterprise Technology Services, Thelma Alane, Chair of the HACC and Allison Swaim Regional Account Director at Microsoft to talk about HACC 2023, what’s new and some of the government challenges it aims to address.
Then, we are joined by Gwen Jacobs, Co-Director of the Hawai‘i Data Science Institute and Director of Cyber Infrastructure and Phil Johnson Professor of Information and Computer Science to talk about a new EPSCoR project from the National Science Foundation to leverage data science to better prepare for climate resilience.
We kick things off with Jesse Thompson, organizer of this weekend’s Global Game Jam.Â Then, after the break, we’ll hear from two of the winning teams from the AGathon, the state’s first agricultural hackathon.
Micah Chao was on the Farm Safe team. Micah is a 2017 graduate of Drexel University in Software Engineering, doing healthcare analytics now at Queens Health Systems. And Sumil Thapa was on the Harvest Vision team. Sumil came to the hackathon from the private sector, part of one of the larger teams from local R&D firm Oceanit.
First up, Jodi Ito from Univ of Hawaii’s ITS Dept is here to tell us about the upcoming GenCyber CampfireÂ happening on Jan 3, 2018. Then we talk about the agriculture industry and upcoming agriculture hackathon called the AGathon, kicking off on Jan 6, 2018. Brian Miyamoto, Exec Director of the Hawaii Farm Bureau joins us for the interview.