INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HACKATHON

ASTANA, APRIL 4-5

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2020>

CREATIVE MINDS COME TOGETHER _

 

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24-hour-long coding marathon where participants form teams of 1-4 people each and solve real-life problems provided by top worldwide and Kazakhstani companies.

LAST YEAR STATISTICS :

430

APPLICATIONS

201

PARTICIPANTS

30

TRAVEL GRANTS

20%

FEMALES

6

BEST COMPANIES

BTS Digital, Microsoft, Google, EPAM, E&Y, CAICA

4

COUNTRIES

Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Jordan

WHAT IS HACKATHON?

 

WHAT DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS LOOK LIKE?

The application process consists of 2 rounds:

1. Individual application to estimate your skills and motivation:
February 17th - March 1st.

2. Group application to form your team.

 

If you want your CV to be reviewed by Google Inc. representatives, fill out the registration form in English.

The deadline for registration is March 1st, 2020, 23:59 GMT+6.

 

AGENDA

 

PROBLEMS

 

ABOUT US

NU ACM Student Chapter and NU ACM-W Student Chapter - are the Kazakhstani branches of the international ACM organization (Association for Computing Machinery). 

 

Our common goal is to develop a competitive and high-skilled youth ready to push the Kazakhstani IT industry forward. We aspire to live in the world, where computing technologies help us in solving the problems of tomorrow, where we use our knowledge and apply our skills to make a positive impact. 

 

Since Autumn 2017, our organizations have shown great professionalism in the organization of the events on the university, city, and republican level.

The main goal of NURIS Innovation Cluster is the development of the national innovational system through creating the mass of knowledge-based and high-tech companies, new technologies and knowledge around University, as well as achievement of synergy between science, business, and state for activation of innovational activity.

The vision by 2025 is to create an innovational environment and infrastructure (ecosystem), which facilitates the development of Innovational Entrepreneurship in Kazakhstan.