Modern problems require modern solutions. As technology continues to evolve in our daily lives, we are able to leverage new technologies for new applications to help solve big problems. In this event, explore the exciting worlds of Modern Technology and Quantum Computing and learn how they are helping to solve the world's biggest problems. Join our current university student instructors as they provide a hands-on learning experience where participants will get to ideate, design and create some amazing projects using technology. We recommend that your bring your laptop to this event, iaptops will be available if you are not able to. This event is targeted at all girls in grade 9 however we welcome girls in grade 8 as well. We have an inclusive view of the word ‘girl’ and we welcome trans*, genderqueer and non-binary folks interested in these workshops. The health and safety of our participants, staff, and of everyone in our community is of priority here at Geering Up. We are continuing to follow the BC Centre for Disease Control and UBC's guidelines in regards to Covid-19 safety and we will notify you in case of any updates impacting these events.