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Campus DevCon at DLSU

Nov 22, 2013 9:00AM to Nov 22, 2013 5:00PM

 

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Campus DevCon at DLSU

22 November 2013

 

 

Campus DevCon at DLSU is a gathering in partnership De La Salle University, Computer Studies Government and La Salle Computer Society that aims to augment the academic learnings of students with up-to-date trends in the IT industry. The event converges an average of 200 students taking up Computer Science or other IT-related courses.

A Campus DevCon has 3 main components:

Java Code Challenge (JCC)

DevCon JCC is a one hour programming competition that aims to spur critical thinking and highlight problem solving strategies under pressure.

Lightning Talks (LT)

LTs are very quick presentations delivered with or without auxiliary visual materials. Each speakers has a maximum of 10 minutes to present his idea, including preparation time, self, introduction, Q&A, etc. There are usually 6-8 LTs per Campus DevCon.

Birds of a Feather (BoF)

BoF is an informal debate on tech topics with 3 volunteers from two opposing sides. A BoF panel will judge on who's the best team. Examples of BoF topics are "iOS vs Android", "Does technology improve or harm a person's social life?" and "Windows vs Linux".

 

 

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Where & When

Yuchengco Hall, De La Salle University

Seminar Rooms 408-409, Yuchengco Hall, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue
Manila 1004, Philippines

Nov 22, 2013 9:00AM to Nov 22, 2013 5:00PM

Schedule

09:00-11:00 Java Code Challenge
12:00-1:00 Registration
1:00-1:15 Opening Remarks by Computer Studies Faculty Representative
1:15-1:30 Introduction to DevCon by DevCon Representative
1:30-3:30

Lightning Talks

  • Adrian Peter Co, Ruby on Rails Engineer at ProudCloud on "Open Source Technologies in the Philippines"
  • Ryan Joseph Ermita, Mozilla Representative, Mozilla Philippines Community on "Mozilla in the Philippines"
  • Joseph Ross Lee, CEO at Infoshift, Inc. on "Business Process Gamification"
  • Kevin Leversee, Director - Emerging Markets Asia at StartupDragons on "Big Data"
  • Patrick Ofilada, Lead CMS Developer of Gorated
  • Evan Tan, Regional Director for Asia of Freelancer.com
3:45-4:15 Birds of a Feather (BoF)
4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks by President of Computer Studies Govenment

 

Rules

1. Event is exclusive to DLSU students only.

2. No need to print your tickets. If you've registered, your name will be in the registration list automatically.

 

DevCon Java Code Challenge (JCC)

DevCon JCC is a one hour programming competition that aims to spur critical thinking and highlight problem solving strategies under pressure.

 

MECHANICS

Team Composition

Only registered teams can compete. Each team consists of at most 3 students.

Registration

Soon to be announced!

Language:

Java only.

Requirements per Team:

- One (1) laptop only (with wifi capability and the latest version of Chrome or Firefox) to be shared among the team. Laptop may have JDK 7 and your choice of IDE installed for local testing.
- Books, notes on Java and algorithms - internet access is forbidden
- Pens/Pencils and Scratch papers

Competition Procedure:

Teams will be given one hour to solve problems. Each team will be provided with a set of 10 problems. Solutions must be submitted through the automated system provided. The team who solves the most problems in the shortest amount of time wins.

Any team caught cheating or doing other malicious activity will be disqualified. Consult first with the organizers before doing anything that may be seen as cheating.

Coverage:

Problems will test the teams' knowledge of basic Java concepts (e.g. variables, operations, control structures, strings, arrays), the Java Collections Framework, and undergraduate level algorithms (e.g. Number Theory, Array/Tree/Set/Graph algorithms).

Prize:

Soon to be announced!

Registration

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