HVTechFest'21 Hackathon Recap

The third Hudson Valley Tech Hackathon was held virtually on October 29-30th on Zoom and Discord. The theme was ‘Digital Collaboration/Using Open Data For Social Good’ and our Hackers really took that and ran with it! More on their innovative projects coming up soon - don’t miss it.

HVTechFest'21 - Catch the replay!

Check the Play List! 

We are so grateful to all the wonderful speakers, participants, sponsors, judges, and mentors that helped make HVTechFest21’s Hackathon possible!

We hope you all had a great time and it was such a pleasure working with you all. If you missed it, don’t worry, video replays are available at the HudsonValleyCanCode' YouTube Channel!

Full play list is available here: 

HVTechFest Youth Hackathon 2020 Recap

We are super thankful to all of the amazing participants, speakers, mentors, judges and sponsors for being the part of HVTechFestival Youth Hackathon! We hope all of our attendees had a great time — it was fantastic to host so many interesting individuals.

Special guest at 1:00PM

Special Guest to ignite your brain

Friday 10/23 at 1:00PM  we will start with special talk:

Brain Personality Profile Expert Julie Anderson will ignite your Brain with one hour workshop: "Step Into Your Power-Rock Your Natural Gifts".

Don't miss it!  Make sure you are registered to attend:

@brainladyjulie #BrainLady

Using Discord as a tool

We will be using Discord Voice communication and screen sharing for breakout rooms:

  • Hacker rooms
  • Sponsor rooms
  • Mentor rooms

Join us here:

Info session October 21: AMA for Hackathon!

AMA means Ask Me Anything!

With the second HVTechFest Hackathon around the corner, you are invited to be part of it!
We are all creatives and problem solvers - age, gender, race and skills agnostic.

You will get a chance to network and collaborate with peer techies, mentor students, work on your own startup idea.

Do you have any questions or suggestions? Come join us for HVTechFest Hackathon AMA session: ASK ME ANYTHING
on Wednesday, Oct 21 at 7:00 PM EDT. Your questions will be answered live.

Use this link to RSVP and join us on Zoom:

New webisode series: Pivoteers and Pioneers

OpenHub and HVTechFest2020 present a 5-part interactive, livestreaming webisode series:


Pivoteers & Pioneers features local businesses, sharing stories about how technology helped businesses adapt during the pandemic shutdown. OpenHub believes sharing these stories can help make a difference for the recovery of our local economy.

AT&T Hudson Valley Hackathon Challenges Local Youth to Use Technology for Social Good and to Plug the Regional Brain Drain

Calling all youth who code or who are interested in coding, as well as technologists and people of all ages who’d like to make a difference in their communities, to the region’s first regional Hudson Valley hackathon Oct. 12nd, 2019

Innovation event will highlight the growing interest among local youth, educators, and professionals in the fastest growing profession in the world, as we apply technology to resolve employability issues together

Orange County supports the inaugural Hudson Valley Tech Festival

#HVTech Festival was featured at Mid Hudson News

We are excited to receive the Orange County support and acknowledgement. We appreciate the team efforts to make it possible!

Talks Panels Workshops Announced

We are excited to announce the first wave of our Conference sessions. Exciting talks, panels, workshops and lightening talks are planned. Check out the Schedule to see everything. 

New Speakers Announced

We are so excited to be announcing this years line-up of speakers for the packed Hudson Valley Tech Festival & Hackathon, a DevFest format conference. We had an incredible influx of rich, talented professionals from our region and nationwide that are eager to share their expertise and knowledge with the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Greater New York City Area, and the Tri-State area. This exciting HV Tech Festival is shaping up to be "The Event" of the fall in our area. Over 40 incredible speakers are committed.