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2023 iBioMed CONNECT

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This 5-day skills development workshop is for first-year iBioMed students. Learn the basics of coding, MATLAB, sensors, productivity essentials, and more. A great opportunity to meet other first-year iBios and get ready for the new school year!

No previous experience is required. All experience and skill levels welcome!


Kick-Off & Orientation

  • Participate in Ice-breaker activities while getting to know your fellow iBios
  • Check out presentations from current iBioMed students and learn about clubs, teams, the iBioMed student experience, and more!
  • Interact with the iBioMed student panel and ask everything you’ve ever wanted to know about being an iBioMed student

CAD, 3D Printing, and autodesk inventor

  • Sketch a design, and learn the process from concept to a 3D printed project

productivity essentials

  • Study tips and strategies
  • Time management
  • Goal setting
  • Apps and programs to help with productivity and time management

MATLAB & programming basics

  • Mathematical functions
  • Basic plotting
  • Creating vectors
  • Variables
  • and more!

intro to pitching & presenting

  • What to include in a pitch presentation
  • How to develop a successful pitch
  • Reviewing and critiquing pitches and presentations
  • Review of pitch deck template
  • Practice tips
  • Group activity to practice developing and delivering a pitch

python, raspberry pi, and sensors

  • Computers in devices (Inputs vs. outputs)
  • Computers as data processors
  • Python shell & script editor
  • Python syntax
  • Python libraries
  • Electronic circuits, mechanisms, and electric components
  • and more!

intro to hackathon topics

  • Brainstorming and working with mentors


  • Official hackathon kick-off and overview of format and logistics
  • Idea presentation (students with design ideas present their ideas to all participants)
  • Groups are formed
  • Students work within their groups and with mentors
  • Pitch competition



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