SS12 ASIA: Age of Innovation
We take the privilege to announce the second international student project contest to be organized in Pakistan on August 31, 2016.
The finals will be held in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – India
From September 26 to 27, 2016
Welcome to a brand new edition of SS12. SS12 is a Code-A-Thon and Make A Thon Challenge organized by Project Possibility and local student organizations, such as Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology chapters. It is hosted in partnership with IEEE and leading technology industry companies. The challenge is conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given:
‘ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH INNOVATION’
Under this the projects can be Mobile Apps or Computer Based or IT based pertaining to the following:
- Agriculture and environment
- Assistive systems for people with disabilities
- Games and entertainment
- Clean water and energy
- Disaster management
- Women safety
Students with drive and passion towards helping humanity are invited to register for the competition. The first round of the competition is to be held all over Asia. Usman Institute of Technology has been selected as venue for Pakistan delegates. The winning teams will be called for the final round at at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore (zip code: 641049), Tamilnadu, India. However, if required Industry mentors will be provided to enhance the project by their guidance and constructive feedback during the final round.
POINTS TO BE NOTED BY PARTICIPANTS (GENERAL RULES):
- Team size: 2-4.
- Team members may come from different academic institutions and from different cities. Only the registered members of the team will be given certificates.
- Each competitor may belong to only a single team within this Contest.
- Teams are requested to register with the pilot university i.e. Usman Institute of Technology (UIT). After the selection, the winners should register for the finals. The registration process for the finals will be announced later.
- Each Team is solely responsible for its own cooperation and teamwork.
- The winning team is selected based on the following criteria: Challenge, Innovation, Usability, and Extendibility/Documentation.
- The team that is selected to represent Pakistan at the SS12 Finals may continue developing after the two-day window to prepare its submission to the Finals. An industry mentor may be provided by the organisers on request.
Registration Fee and Details:
- For IEEE members Fee: 1500.00 PKR
- For Non – IEEE 2000.00 PKR
- Accommodation ( if needed) 2000.00 PKR (Per Night per person)
- Fee can be submitted through Pay order/DD (In favor of Usman Institute of Technology):
Last date for registration: August 20, 2016
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