• Posts Tagged ‘UQ’

    Final IOI conference reveals future of informatics competitions and education

    by  • July 11, 2013 • Chris Woods, Rose Maksoud, stories • 0 Comments

    Professor Valentina Dagiene, of Lithuania’s Vilnius University, introduced Wednesday’s conference and its speakers. Photo by Rosie Maksoud. While students undertook their final exam, some of the world’s top computer scientists and researchers offered a glimpse into the future of informatics. Wednesday morning saw the final IOI conference. Topics ranged from a history of Latvian...

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    Informatics is both cool and hot

    by  • July 6, 2013 • Madeleine Russell, reporters, stories • 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 • Koren Midgley, reporters, stories • 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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