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The Information Systems Programming Club (ISPC) will hold four meetings in Fall 2014.

October 9: Pixel Press and Video Game Development, 5.30 - 7.00 pm  in 106 ESH
October 16: Business Intelligence and Data Visualization, 5.30 - 7.00 pm  in 106 ESH
October 23: Software Quality Assurance, 7.30 - 9.00 pm in 107 ESH
November 6: Kinect Programming, 5.30 - 7.00 pm  in  106 ESH

UMSL Women's Hackathon

The ISPC will host UMSL’s first Women’s Hackathon on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 8.00 am – 7.00 pm in 103 Express Scripts Hall. The topic will be “Build a game, web app, mobile app, or desktop app to help organizations and communities prepare for effective response after natural disasters.” Experienced programmers from local companies will volunteer their time as mentors to help attendees design and build a functional prototype of their application over the course of the day. The tentative schedule is:

8.00 am – 9.00 am: Networking and continental breakfast
9.00 am – 9.30 am: Introduction and team formation
9.30 am – 11.30 am: Brainstorming
11.30 am – 12.30 pm: Lunch and networking
12.30 pm – 4.30 pm: Building a prototype
4.30 pm – 5.30 pm: Prototype presentations
5.30 pm – 6.00 pm: Awards ceremony
6.00 pm – 7.00 pm: Dinner and networking

Global Game Jam 2015

The ISPC will host the Global Game Gam from January 23 - 25, 2015 in 222 SSB. Participants will build a game based on a theme announced at the start of the jam over a continuous span of 48 hours.