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Campus DevCon at FEU - Institute of Technology(FEU Tech)

Mar 31, 2015 9:00AM to Mar 31, 2015 4:30PM

 

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Campus DevCon at FEU - Institute of Technology(FEU Tech)

31 March 2015 (Tuesday)

 

Campus DevCon at FEU Tech (FEU - Institute of Technology) is a gathering in partnership with JPCS FEU - Institute of Technology 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.

This 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.

 

Sponsors

 

Technology Partners

   Coins PH Logo

 

DevCon Platinum Partners

 

Where & When

Multi-purpose Hall, F1503, FEU - Institute of Technology

Multi-purpose Hall, F1503, FEU-Institute of Technology Bldg, P. Paredes St., Sampaloc

Mar 31, 2015 9:00AM to Mar 31, 2015 4:30PM

Schedule

09:00-11:00 Java Code Challenge at Room F708
12:00-1:00 Registration
1:00-1:15 Opening Remarks by JPCS FEU Tech Adviser
1:15-1:30 Introduction to DevCon by RJ Ramirez, DevCon VP-Marketing
1:30-3:30

Lightning Talks

  • Rollan Bañez, Technology Evangelist at GetCre8ive on "Adobe Magic using Creative Cloud"

  • Evan Dale Aromin, Software Engineer at Coins.ph on "Bitcoin"

  • Jhonathan Falcutela, Software Engineer at Klaseko PH on "Git"

  • Tristan Babasa, Integrations Engineer at 24/7 Customer Inc. Philippines on "Polymer"

  • Mike Cajurao, Google Student Ambassador on "Google Analytics"

3:30-4:15 Birds of a Feather (BoF)
4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks by JPCS FEU Tech

Rules

1. Event is exclusive to FEU Institute of Technology 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*

Registration:

Only registered teams can compete. Each team consists of at most 3 students.  Maximum of 10 teams will be accommodated. Registration is FREE**.

To register, email rj@devcon.ph with the format below.

Subject: Campus DevCon at FEU Tech: Java Code Challenge Registration

Team Name:

Member 1
Name:
Course & Year:

Email Address:
Contact Number:
(same details for Member 2 and 3)

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).

Venue: Room F708

Prizes:

1st Prize: 1,000PHP

2nd Prize: 500PHP

3rd Prize: 300PHP

*Mechanics are subject to change.

Registration

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