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Campus DevCon at FEU-EAC

Mar 11, 2014 1:00PM to Mar 11, 2014 5:00PM

in partnership with



Campus DevCon at FEU-EAC

11 March 2014 (Tuesday)


Campus DevCon at FEU-EAC is a gathering in partnership with Far Eastern University - East Asia College and Junior Philippines Computer Society - FEU EAC 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:

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".

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.

Where & When

Audio Visual Room (T907), FEU-EAC

Technology Building of FEU-East Asia College, FEU Campus, Nicanor Reyes St., Sampaloc, Manila

Mar 11, 2014 1:00PM to Mar 11, 2014 5:00PM


9:00-10:00 Registration and setup for JCC
10:00-11:00 JAVA Code Challenge(JCC) at T606
12:00-1:15 Registration for Campus DevCon
1:15-1:30 Opening Remarks by Computer Science Coordinator
1:30-1:45 Introduction to DevCon by RJ Ramirez

Lightning Talks

  • ‚ÄčCalen Legaspi, Chief Executive Officer at Orange & Bronze Software Labs, Inc. on "What They Should Know on Java Programming"
  • Micael Andrei Barlaan Diaz de Rivera, User Experience Engineer at on "User Experience"
  • Jorge Azurin, Country Manager of on "Freelancing for Students"
4:00-4:15 Birds of a Feather (BoF)
4:15-4:30 Awarding
4:30-4:45 Closing remarks by JPCS VP - Internal


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.



Team Composition

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


Send your (and your team members') name, student number, email address and contact number to or 09205331977


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.


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).


Winning Team will get 1,500PHP Cash


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For inquiries, you may contact:

Ren Joshua Ramirez
Project Lead

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