ACM Hacktoberfest

October 17th, 9AM - 9PM CST

Thank you for attending!
with featured speakers

Rocio Montes

Staff Software Engineer leading Open Source and Inner Source at Intuit, Intuit Office of the Chief Architect, Co-Chair for Grace Hopper Conference’ Open Source Day ‘20, leadership team for San Diego “Girl Develop it” and Co-founder of “Emar”

Rocio Montes

Chandini Portteus

Principal & CEO @ Portteus Consulting, Founding Partner & Chair at US Blockchain Advocacy Partners, President and Executive-in-Residence @ EBW2020 (Empower a billion women by 2020), Former CEO of Livestrong, Wipe Out Kids Cancer and Chief Mission Officer of Susan G. Komen

Chandini Portteus


Experience three awesome tracks!
ACM Track
Looking to gain some experience in contributing to open source? Build and learn from the workshops hosted by all the ACM Divisions! We’ll also be having product launches, industry panels and past contributors to popular open source projects come in to help you get started on your journey.
Student Org Track
Learn from the collective expertise of our partner organizations. Come join us for a series of talks about everything from cloud computing to spreading diversity!
Community Track
When you’re ready to chill and relax, hop into our community track events. Spend some time painting with Bob Ross, making Halloween themed pumpkin art & playing Minecraft with other members. We’re all here to have a good time.


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Our Team

This event wouldn't have been possible without our amazing ACM team working behind the scenes.


Sid Devic
President of ACM
Harsha Srikara
Director of Development
Bea Agron
Director of Design
Saksham Sangraula
Director of Industry
Varika Pinnam
Director of Marketing
Ryan Wu
Director of Research
Aishani De Sirkar
Director of Education
Yohan Flores
Co-Director of Projects
Jessie Luo
Co-Director of Projects
Emily Wojciechowski
Director of Finance


Aditya Rathod
Web Developer & Research Liaison
Eric Zhang
Bot Developer & Development Liaison


Aarushi Pandey
Content Writer
Caitlin Tibbetts
Content Writer
Neha Rode
Content Writer
Nhi Huynh
Zhu Lei


Saloni Shivdasani
Marketing and Outreach
Jafar Ali
Alarika Voora
Education Liaison
Shreya Valaboju
Research Liaison
Jack Sheehan
Projects Liaison
Samuel Nitsch
Projects Liaison
David Ochoa
Projects Liaison
George Goodman
Community Liaison
Matthew Vu
Community Liaison
Soham Mukherjee
Community Liaison


Vishvak Bandi
Logistics and Content Writer
Willie Chalmers III
Workshop Coordinator
Humza Dweik
Community Logistics
Megan Tran
Community Logistics
Neal Gandhi
Community Logistics

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