More than 40 high schools and universities throughout the tri-state area will be taking on the challenge of developing app for treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
WHEN: Friday, February 27 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Westchester County Center
198 Central Avenue, White Plains
WHAT: County Executive Robert P. Astorino and students from more than 40 schools in the New York Metropolitan area will kick off the first Westchester Smart Mobile App Development Bowl. Sponsored by Westchester County, Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and the David and Minnie Berk Foundation, this competition is providing some of the best young minds in high school and college an opportunity to create mobile applications to help with the management and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Teams will be announced at this event, which officially starts a two-month competition where contestants compete for cash prizes and paid internships.
Students from high schools and colleges throughout the region will participate including those from: Byram Hills, Blind Brook, Fox Lane, Tappan Zee, Hendrick Hudson, Rye, Ossining, Scarsdale and New Rochelle high schools as well as St. Francis Prep in Queens, Fordham University in the Bronx, Greenwich High School in Connecticut, New York University, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, Pace University, Manhattanville College and Suffolk County Community College
EntThe Westchester Knicks Dancers, Marching Cobras of Westchester and mascots from many of the schools will also be present for the pep-rally style kick-off
Event co-sponsors include: IBM, Burke Rehabilitation and Research, The Bristal Assisted Living and Liberty Lines