MIDWEST
COLLEGIATE
COMPUTING
CONFERENCE
2024

March 21-22, 2024
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Venue

Grand Valley State University: PEW Campus
L.V. Eberhard Conference Center
301 Fulton St. W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Fulton Parking Lot Address: 312 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
The gate will automatically open for you when you enter. You actually park under the overpass.

From 131 South:
US-131 North to the Pearl Street Exit, #85B. Turn left onto Pearl Street and proceed one block beyond the US-131 overpass to Mt Vernon Ave and turn left, in two blocks turn left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your right.

From 131 North:
Take US-131 South to the Pearl Street exit (keep to the right of the on-ramp to US-131 as this becomes the off-ramp for Pearl Street). You will then merge onto Mt. Vernon Ave. Continue on Mt. Vernon until you come to a light at Fulton St, turn left here. Under the US-131 Overpass, the Fulton Lot will be on your right.

MWC3 has negotiated a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn across the street from the Eberhard Center for your convenience if you would like to stay in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday and/or Thursday night, March 20 - 22. The block of rooms has been reserved for our schools at a reduced rate through March 5, 2024. If you do not reserve room(s) by that date, the block will be relinquished.

Click here to reserve rooms for you school if desired.

Co-Chairs

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Speakers

Awards Lunch & Keynote Address

Navigating the AI Revolution: A Software Developer's Guide to Career Longevity

Joe combines deep roots in rural Michigan with a degree in Computer Science from Saginaw Valley and 11 years of experience as a consulting software developer to help Midwest companies flourish and to empower the next generation of software makers in West Michigan through Atomic Object’s Accelerator Program.

Breakout Sessions


Arduino Fundamentals Workshop

Cybersecurity Workshop

Data Analytics II with Tableau Workshop

ERP with ScrimmageSIM Workshop

Electronics Fundamentals Workshop

Interviewing Workshop

Web Application Workshop

Competitions

Some Competitions are denoted with special labels such as Beginning Competition. These labels indicate something special about the type/difficulty of the competition.

Beginner Competition

Beginner Competition

Schedule

Thursday, March 21 2024

Timeslot Event / Competition Breakout
08:00 a.m. Check-In & Registration
08:15 a.m. Breakfast and Announcements
08:45 a.m. Vendor Time
09:00 a.m. Java Development
Project Management with SimProject
Database Design
Electronics Fundamentals Workshop
11:15 a.m. Vendor Time
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Round-Table / Panel
12:45 p.m. Vendor Time
01:00 p.m. Mainframe Systems with IBM Z Xplore
Data Analytics I with MS Office
Python Development
ERP with ScrimmageSIM Workshop
03:15 p.m. Vendor Time
03:30 p.m. ERP with ScrimmageSIM
Arduino Fundamentals
Data Analytics II with Tableau Workshop
Arduino Fundamentals Workshop

Friday, March 22 2024

Timeslot Event / Competition Breakout
08:00 a.m. Check-In & Registration
08:15 a.m. Breakfast and Announcements
08:45 a.m. Vendor Time
09:00 a.m. PC Troubleshooting
Data Analytics II with Tableau
Cybersecurity
Web Application Workshop
11:15 a.m. Vendor Time
11:30 a.m. Extended Vendor Time Interviewing Workshop
12:45 p.m. Cybersecurity Workshop
01:45 p.m. Vendor Time
02:00 p.m. Awards Lunch & Keynote Address

Contact

Dr. John H. Reynolds

Conference Coordinator

mwc3foundation@gmail.com

(616)-204-7315