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Techies unite: Geekend takes over Savannah

Posted on November 13, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

When the most creative technological minds around gather for a conference, you get Geekend, a weekend dedicated to the tech and creative industries held in Savannah.

This weekend marks Geekend’s fifth annual conference in Savannah. this Nov. 13-15. The nation’s most brilliant designers, coders and innovators will be present to show how far the technology world has developed and where it is heading in the future.

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Geekend: OhHeckYeah

Posted on November 12, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Article on Connect Savannah by Jim Morekis.

FOUNDER AND Director of OhHeckYeah, Brian Corrigan creates strategies rooted in culture. At this year’s Geekend, he serves a spearhead for the breakthrough OhHeckYeah Street Arcade, a demo of which will be on display at the event. He and OhHeckYeah partner Justin Gitlin give the closing keynote.

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Geekend: Kishi Bashi & Tall Tall Trees

Posted on November 12, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Article on Connect Savannah by ANNA CHANDLER.

GEEKEND highlights the stars of the tech world by day, but the nerding out doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. The Coastal Georgia Center, Ampersand and The Creator’s Foundry will illuminate in the evenings with the talents of musicians taking innovative approaches to live performance and recording.

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Geekend: Bea Wray

Posted on November 12, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Article on Connect Savannah by Jim Morekis.

IN THE JOB since last year, the energetic and engaging Bea Wray is the new-ish director of The Creative Coast, succeeding the affable Jake Hodesh (who returns to town from Ohio this week for Geekend).

The Creative Coast is sponsoring another edition of Geekend, that Savannah gathering where nerddom and entrepreneurship come together to do and discuss awesome new developments and inspire each other.

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Geekend after party concerts feature unique artists

Posted on November 5, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Article on Do Savannah by Janay Kingsberry.

“Work hard. Play harder.”

That would appear to be the unofficial mantra for Savannah’s interactive design and technology conference Geekend, set for Nov. 13-15.

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BEA WRAY: Bringing the future to Savannah

Posted on November 5, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Article on Business in Savannah by BEA WRAY.

Last week, I had the privilege of teaching an entrepreneurship class at Savannah State, a service design class at SCAD and conducting internship interviews with Armstrong students.

It was such a joy to have a connection to their world and hear their different perspectives. One theme that unfortunately was consistent was their belief in a lack of ability to stay, live and work in Savannah after graduation.

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FREE KodeStars Arcade @ Geekend where kids can play video games created by kids

Posted on October 27, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

KodeStars Arcade in Savannah is a fun opportunity to play games created by elementary, middle school and high school kids.

This is a 2 hour event that is free and open to the public on November 15, 2pm-4pm.

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November 13-15 | Geekend

Posted on October 23, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Blog post on Stay In Savannah.

Geek out, nerds of Savannah, because Geekend has returned! Geekend, presented by the Creative Coast, strives to bring together a talented group of geeks, coders, designers, artists, technologists, innovators, mavericks and forward-thinking entrepreneurs for a weekend full of learning the latest 411 in the tech and creative industries.

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KodeStars: The Next Generation

Posted on October 22, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

Chances are you know more than a few high school or middle school kids who like to play video games, but how about ones who like to build video games?

That’s right, BUILD video games! If you know a teenage Meg Whitman or Bill Gates, keep reading! And if you don’t know one of these budding geniuses, read on as we got that covered as well!

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Come to Geekend in Savannah Georgia – Awesome Conference

Posted on October 19, 2014 By Katheriin Liibert

I have been blessed to be involved on the periphery of Geekend – which is a fantastic conference in the Southeast for innovators, entrepreneurs, VC”s, coders, Makers, and people who are making the world a better place! The speaker list is amazing, and I think there is still one more surprise announcement on speakers to come.

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