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Hackfort

March 25-27, 2022

Hackfort is about celebrating all things tech. It's not your typical conference. We encourage conversation and engagement, and we love providing a platform for people that are doing interesting or unique things with technology. We love makers, developers, musicians, gamers, content creators, innovators, leaders, journalists, educators, and entertainers. Come celebrate with us!

Hackfort 2020 Lineup

Get your nerd on at Hackfort 2020! In addition to headliners Melodysheep, Kathleen Cohen, and Chad Rea, Hackfort will welcome dozens of creators, scientists, programmers, developers, and organizations. The complete Hackfort lineup includes Dan Salvato demonstrating how to hack and modify Super Smash Bros, local entrepreneur Jason Crawforth demonstrating a new deepfake prevention product, a … Continued

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Storyfort 2020 Podcast Stage

Explore more at Storyfort 2020’s Podcast Stage! Storyfort 2020 will feature a fest-wide podcast stage in the Owyhee Thursday through Sunday of Treefort (March 25-29). This stage will showcase podcasts from not just Storyfort, but also Comedyfort, Foodfort, Hackfort & Yogafort. More than a dozen podcasts will be at Treefort 2020, including The Latino Card, … Continued

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Hackfort Happy Hour with Reid Tokarz

Join us for our first Hackfort Happy Hour leading into Hackfort 2020 on November 13, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm, at Trailhead Boise. Reid Tokarz of Cisco will be speaking on the “business of ethical hacking” – describing the role of white-hat hacking in today’s tech scene. Complimentary beverage with ID! Hang out, learn a thing or two, … Continued

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Single Day, Main Stage and Individual Tickets

Treefort always strives to provide an ideal experience for our wristband holders while simultaneously offering some à la carte solutions for those with time limitations. A limited number of single-day and Main Stage only passes will be available for pre-sale on March 1st and are available based on number of full festival passes pre-sold. Scoop up a … Continued

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Hackfort 2019 Lineup

Hackfort 2019 has a stellar lineup of gamers, makers, innovators, and creators set to blow your mind. Hackfort welcomes Scott and Julie Brusaw of Solar Roadways as this year’s headliner. Solar Roadways is a company based in Sandpoint, Idaho that develops solar-powered roadways, driveways, and parking lots. Hackfort will also welcome back Eric Barone, the … Continued

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Fort Preview 2019

Explore what the forts have planned for Treefort 8: March 20-24, 2019 COMEDYFORT will be serving up loads of laughter thanks to headliners Jackie Kashian, a stand-up comedian whose 2017 critically acclaimed album I Am Not The Hero Of This Story was the #1 comedy album on iTunes and Amazon, and Yedoye Travis, a comic/actor/writer … Continued

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Hackfort 2019 Sneak Peek

The future will have roadways, driveways, and parking lots that use solar powered panels thanks to one of HACKFORT‘s headliners — Solar Roadways, a company creating this technology in Sandpoint, Idaho. The panels have LEDs, heating elements, and microprocessors, among many other things. Solar Roadways famously created a successful Indiegogo campaign, raising $2.2 million and broke the … Continued

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Day 2 of Treefort 2018

Woah! Day One‘s festivities really got the ball rolling. And we’ve only just begun! The rain won’t stop us from getting down tonight. On day two of Treefort 2018, you’ll find more forts, more shows, and more fun. Get out on the town and explore! Before we dive into today’s festivities, let’s relive yesterday thanks … Continued

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Ready: Player 2 – Hackfort 2018 Programming

Hackfort 2018 is entering your orbit with jam-packed programming that will pull you in like gravity to earth’s center. Hackfort Badges go on sale TODAY! Much like Treefort shows, all Hackfort events are first come first served, with Hackfort Badge priority. There will be a queue for each event and when the room is full, … Continued

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Ready: Player 1 – Hackfort 2018 Announcement

We’ve dropped hints here and there, given you just enough to keep you thirsty, but it’s finally here: first round of performers and tracks for the Hackfort 2018 lineup. From tech innovation to cryptocurrency, video to board games, future of gaming composition to future of UFO findings, we’ve got all your insatiable tech curiosities covered. Be … Continued

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Hackfort 101

The Hackfort Crew is just itching to share with you the spoils of their labor, but we’re going to keep it a secret a little while longer, to make it all the more special when we blast you with some names that’ll make you jump out of your seat! In the meantime, here’s a little … Continued

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Fort Preview 2018

Treefort is right around the corner and we’re ready to give you a sneak peek at what the forts have up their sleeves for Treefort Music Fest 2018! Discover the wide variety of fort programming at Treefort Music Fest: March 21-25, 2018   Alefort has a fresh, new and bigger location with some fresh beer … Continued

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Day 4: Full Force Fortin’!

Last night was wild, crazy fun! The Growlers kept us movin’ & Mac Demarco rocked the house all the way through the hallways. Here’s to a full day of dancing, laughing, day drinking and partying and maybe more Delicate Steve stage dives! Let’s get started! To make sure you’re all ready to go, check out … Continued

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Fort Crossovers

Treefort 2017 is full of more merry mashups between forts! Fort crossovers are events in which two (sometimes three) forts collaborate to bring you a unique and fun experience. Don’t miss the chance to be apart of these 2-in-1 events: YOGA + STORY = MYTHOLOGY OF YOGA Yogafort + Storyfort Thursday, March 23rd 5:30-6:30PM Each … Continued

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Hackfort 2017 Lineup + Events

Get ready for an exciting year at Hackfort! The two-day digital humanities conference has announced the full lineup of speakers, panels, roundtable discussions and workshops planned for Friday (3/24) and Saturday (3/25) during Treefort. Hackfort will be primarily located on the 5th floor of JUMP with a few events at The Egyptian Theatre and Trailhead. HACKFORT KICK-OFF PARTY Join … Continued

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IVRC Immerse-a-thon With Hackfort

In October of 2016 the Idaho Virtual Reality Council organized the state’s first ever Immerse-a-thon.  The event was a hackathon that asked teams to design content and applications specifically for virtual and augmented reality hardware.  Support from leaders in the VR space such as Unity and HTC Vive as well the local organizations Boise Code … Continued

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Hackfort 2017 Announce #2

With 2016 in the rearview mirror and Hackfort just a few months away, we are thrilled to announce the second round of speakers, panels and workshops. Many of these events are Hackfort pass-holder priority with limited availability, so grab your Hackfort badge to ensure that when sign-ups open, you’re equipped and ready to snag your … Continued

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New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

2016 is coming to a close which means it’s time to start the celebrations and welcome in a brand new year! We’ll be ringing in the new year with the second round of artists playing Treefort 2017 — so keep your eye out for that in the coming days! In the meantime, we hope your … Continued

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Hackfort 2017 Announced!

Hackfort returns in 2017 with a more fully realized vision than ever before, bringing Boise a digital humanities conference that aims to delight our attendees and stimulate their curiosity, creativity, and passion for tech. Hackfort, like Treefort Music Fest, will represent the broad spectrum of tastes and talents in the tech world and will introduce … Continued

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What Makes Treefort So Special?

written by Angel Abaya Treefort is a one-of-a-kind festival filled with unique characteristics and wild surprises. We searched around looking for what those characteristics might be and found some gems. Treefort is all about discovery. Whether it be music, film, yoga – you name it, you’ll find it. There are 9 official forts: Alefort, Comedyfort, … Continued

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