600_408307722Intel will be hosting its Internet of Things Roadshow at Techshop in Austin on Saturday and Sunday.

The roadshow is one of ten events the company is doing worldwide and the only one in Texas. Other events in the U.S. are in Mountain View, Calif. and New York. Other events globally are being held in Europe, South America and Asia.

Intel is looking for makers, IoT startups, developers, students and even hardware novices to join them at the event. Participants get a free developers kit which includes an Intel development board.

The event will feature food, onsite giveaways and prizes for the best IoT solutions.

“Come by and tinker with the Dev Kit – which is based on Intel® architecture and designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible with Arduino,” according to an Intel release. “Plus it includes lots of cool sensors, software and accessories to stimulate your creativity.”

The event kicks off with training on the technology and developer’s kit, followed by a hackathon. People can work solo or in teams. And Intel will be giving the first 100 attendees who have registered a free Intel Galileo Board.

The event starts Saturday at 9 a.m. at Techshop. But you’ve got to register to attend.

Full disclosure: Silicon Hills News will be one of the judges at the Hackathon event