TripTech is a three-day community outreach event showcasing the integral role of humanities-based learning and inquiry in twenty-first century artistic and technological innovations.

Filled with professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and networking opportunities for Pittsburgh’s non-profit and corporate organizations, the entire community is welcome to come create sustainable educational partnerships with Carnegie Mellon University and each other.

This year, TripTech will feature three professional development and learning opportunities:

VR for Good

On Thursday, March 26 this interactive symposium will take place in the Askwith Kenner Global Languages and Cultures Room on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). K-12 educators and community members will get the opportunity to interact with CMU students, faculty and staff who use virtual and augmented reality technology to tell complex stories about the cultural past and present.

Race, Podcasting and Digital Storytelling

On Friday, March 27 this is an interactive workshop and roundtable discussion with local podcasters and digital storytellers at MuseumLab.

HipHop Hackathon

On Saturday, March 28 the second annual all-day hip-hop hackathon will be hosted at the East Liberty Public Library. Partnering with Assemble and Google to once again bring together local youth, CMU students, staff and faculty to utilize the EarSketch platform to collaborate on music-based coding projects.