Hack The House

An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.


Dive into the extravaganza! Unearth the magic behind each experiment, entertainer, exhibit, and eccentric escapade.


Navigate the whimsy! Your trusty guide to all the quirky corners of Beakerhead awaits.


Tick-tock goes the clock! Plan your adventure through our fantastical timeline of wonders.


Take me to the homepage!


What is Beakerhead? Learn more here.

News and Announcements

Updates from the strange and interesting world of Beakerhead.


Get involved in Beakerhead’s festival and year-round programs.


Learn about Beakerhead’s supporters, sponsors, and community partners.


Join one of Calgary’s coolest volunteer crews.

Hotchkiss Brain Institute Trainee Organization

Feature image for the Hotchkiss Brain Institute Trainee Organization, with an orange sketch of a brain.


Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm


Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

The Hotchkiss Brain Institute Trainee Organization (HBITO) is an organization of postdoctoral and graduate students at the University of Calgary who want to share their passion for neuroscience with the community.

Pop by the HBITO booth in the Workshop at Contemporary Calgary to touch a real animal brain, match brain models with animals, and put your brain knowledge to the test with trivia and EEG mind games!

Supported by: University of Calgary, Hotchkiss Brain Institute Trainee Organization, Cumming School of Medicine, Government of AlbertaSuncorFunded by the Government of Canada