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IBM - Inter - University Programming Contest 2012

IBM Inter - University Programming Contest 2012 February 11, 2012(Saturday) Cliftons, Hong Kong IBM®

IBM, with the continual support from Hong Kong's and Macau's universities, is going to host the Inter-University Programming Contest for the fifth consecutive year. As before, the main objective for the contest is to sharpen the contestants' programming skills through some real-life computing practices.

Each team can have three members. The programming questions will be given out on the event day for the teams to solve within two hours. The team that scores the highest marks in the shortest time will be the champion at the contest.

Software Used for the Contest
IBM DB2 and IBM WebSphere Application Server, a powerful relational database management system (RDBMS) server and web application server respectively, provide proven performance and scalability to ease application development. Rational Application Developer improves the development process for application, while the multiple components of an application can be integrated and managed using the IBM WebSphere Portal Server and Tivoli Directory Server.

Team Up and Register Now
Experience this unmatched scalable, reliable, highly available and flexible web application development and deployment platform by being part of the fifth IBM Inter-University Programming Contest. Simply form a team with three members, and register online on or before December 23, 2011 to win great prizes and career-boosting opportunities.


  1. Champion team:

    HK$30,000# Cash Award and Champion Trophy, 3-month Summer Internship Program at IBM for each team member@

  2. First runner up:

    HK$15,000# Cash Award and 1st runner up Trophy

  3. Second runner up:

    HK$ 9,000# Cash Award and 2nd runner up Trophy

  4. Champion University *:

    Champion Trophy

  5. All Contestants:

    IBM Trendy Backpack and IBM Participation Certificate for the Programming Contest

Contest Registration Begins:      November 1, 2011
Contest Registration Ends:          December 23, 2011

The Contest Briefing and Hands-on Training Day

  1. Date :

    January 7, 2012 (Saturday)

  2. Time :

    9:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.)

  3. Venue :

    PQ604A, PQ604B and PQ604C on the 6/F of Core P, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Contest Day

  1. Date :

    February 11, 2012 (Saturday)

  2. Time :

    2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (registration starts at 1:30 p.m.)

  3. Venue :

    Cliftons Ltd, Level 33, 9 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

#The Cash Award is for the whole team.
* The university with the most points of all their teams.
@ Winners must be Hong Kong resident or have a "No Objection Letter" (NOL) issued by immigration Department.

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