Vancouver Hackathon

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Nokia Developer is holding the Ready.Set () {Code} Challenge hackathon—write an app in a day! There are prizes for the best apps, and entry is free, so if you’re up for a fun day of hacking, register early.


Friday, June 15, 2012 - 08:30 to 22:00


SFU Segal School of Business, 500 Granville Street



MITACS contest for high-school-level math education software

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MITACS Inc. is looking for embeddable, interactive programs that include interesting math content that appeals to high school students. All material will be appropriately credited to its creator and, to recognize the best student contributions to Year of Science, MITACS will offer a number of honorariums and other prizes for the best submissions. The timeline for this project is quite short—submissions must be received by Friday, August 27th to be guaranteed consideration.

If interested, please contact MITACS Outreach Assistant Kamara Gupta.

Apps 4 Climate Action Hackathon

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Apps 4 Climate Action challenges Canadian software developers to raise awareness of climate change and inspire action by using B.C. data in new applications for the web and mobile devices. Aside from over $40,000 in cash and prizes, the contest is an opportunity for talented programmers to get considerable exposure across the country.

To help get the creative juices flowing, SAP is hosting a Hackathon for programmers in the Vancouver area. This is an opportunity for developers to meet, get advice from SAP engineers on data visualization and web services access, see new sustainability solutions from SAP, find collaborators for projects, and start CODING your app for the contest!

Full details and registration details for this free event can be found here.

Look forward to seeing UBC’s talent there!

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Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 17:00 to 21:00


SAP Yaletown, 910 Mainland Street




Canadian Computing Contest Opportunity

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St. George’s school is looking for a CS student (either graduate or undergraduate) to help with the training for the Canadian Computing Contest (CCC) and possibly discussing enrichment materials with advanced students. We would likely pay a monthly honorarium of about $100–$200, depending on the amount of hours spent in training sessions. Candidates must be familiar with previous CCC contests, especially in the senior category. In particular, experience with dynamic programming and algorithm design is a definite asset. Please contact Ron Ouwerkerk for further information.

2010 BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge

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Enter the 2010 BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge.

Intention to Apply Deadline: March 01, 2010

Application Deadline: March 15, 2010

If you have created a unique computer application that relies on high-bandwidth networks, you may be qualified to enter the BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge. Our goal is to showcase student innovation that utilizes broadband networks.

Competition details:


  • Cash Award (up to $10,000 distributed amongst top-place winners)


  • Demonstrate your application to high-tech industry leaders, academia, and government
  • Present your project to 400 attendees of the BCNET/CANARIE Conference 2010
  • Winners will be publicized to academia, industry and government

For more information, contact [email protected] or call us at 604-822-1348.