• Competitors arrive in Australia

    by  • July 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Competitors in the IOI and their team leaders arrived on Saturday, to settle into their accommodation, make new friends and soak in the great weather Brisbane has to offer. Ashleigh Weidmann met several of them.

     

    Informatics is both cool and hot

    by  • July 6, 2013 • 1 Comment

    Scientific committee member for the International Olympiad in Informatics Jackson Gatenby has been eagerly awaiting the competition since 2009. He will assist in setting exam tasks and solutions. Queenslander Jackson Gatenby has been looking forward to this week for four years, when it was first announced that the International Olympiad in Informatics would be...

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    Let the IOI games begin

    by  • July 6, 2013 • 1 Comment

    Hundreds of volunteers and officials have spent the past week finalising the arrangements for the upcoming International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). IOI event co-ordinator Andree Phillips is responsible for overseeing the entire competition, from accommodation, meals, organising and recruiting volunteers to transportation and excursions. Ms Phillips has been planning this event for the past...

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    Hundreds of international visitors arrive for the IOI

    by  • July 6, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Volunteers awaiting arrival of contestants. The anticipation was obvious as the 315 IOI contestants, their leaders and visitors stepped off their buses at The University of Queensland on Saturday. Some students were returning to the competition, eager to reunite with friends from previous years, and hoping to finally secure a medal this year. Italian...

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