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All Things Tech with Hackfort

Hackfort 2023 during Treefort Music Fest is about celebrating all things tech

This year our sights are set on the future of the industry and those paving the way. 

This year, Hackfort will fall into three pillars. Quantum Computing and the Future, Women In Technology, Hands on With Hackers – Mentorship in Action.

Boise’s premiere tech fest, Hackfort takes place Thursday through Saturday of Treefort (March 23-25, 2023).

Additionally, if you are gamer from Boise & beyond, you can secure your spot for BoiseLAN! BoiseLAN is a multi-day bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party happening during Hackfort Thursday, March 23 through Sunday, March 26, 2023. Learn more and get to know what BoiseLAN here is all about.

Starting Friday, November 11, 2022 is when you can buy your Hackfort Badge for $30 and secure priority access to all Hackfort talks, workshops & demos.

In this first announcement, we’re already nerding out over Hackfort’s 2023 headliners: Dr. Miriam Meckel and Dr. Léa Steinacker, co-founders of ada learning, the European community platform for organizational development and personal growth. 

Hackfort Presents Miriam Meckel at Treefort Music Fest 2023

Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel is an award-winning journalist, professor, and entrepreneur. She is the Co-founder and CEO of ada learning, the European community platform for organizational development and personal growth. She also teaches communication management at the University of St. Gallen. Previously, she was the first female Editor in Chief and Publisher of WirtschaftsWoche, Germany’s leading business magazine. Dr. Meckel has earned numerous awards and global recognition for her work as a journalist, author, speaker, and scientist. Presentation date and time TBA.

Dr. Léa Steinacker is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, and social scientist with a PhD in the social dimensions of artificially intelligent systems (AI). Her work focuses on how technology interacts with people, practices, and the planet. She has published on topics like automated facial recognition, synthetic voice generation, quantum computing, and her original framework of Code Capital. In 2018, Dr. Steinacker co-founded and is now the Chief Innovation Officer of ada learning, a learning and development community that equips leaders from diverse organizations for the future through content, live experiences, and practical innovation projects. Presentation date and time TBA.

Hackfort Presents Léa Steinacker at Treefort Music Fest 2023