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WHAT: The official kickoff of Erie Hack, a tech-driven international water innovation competition and accelerator program to create solutions to Lake Erie’s biggest challenges. The competition, which will award more than $100,000 in cash and accelerator services, will culminate in Cleveland on May 2 & 3.WHO: The host of the event is The Cleveland Water Alliance, in conjunction with numerous partners from throughout the Lake Erie basin, including NASA Glenn Research Center, Digital C and the Great Lakes Observing SystemFEATURED SPEAKERS: Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish; CWA executive director Bryan Stubbs; Kent State University VP of Institutional Research Paul DiCorleto; LeanDog President Jon StahlWHEN: Today, Thursday, Feb. 23, 4-6p.m.WHERE: LeanDog, 1151 Marginal Road, ClevelandREGISTRATION: Event is free and open to the public. Register at Event Brite