AIPO 2015 - Finals Report

AIPO2015Finals1DUBLIN, February 21st - Some of the brightest, young problem-solvers and computational thinkers from around Ireland gathered at Dublin City University (DCU) last Saturday for the Finals of the All-Ireland Programming Olympiad (AIPO).

Students from 15 different counties around Ireland packed out one of DCU's computer labs to compete against each other over a 5 hour computer programming challenge. This is the fourth year Fidelity Investments has sponsored the event and with their continued support participation has grown by double digit figures year on year.

“We continue to see increased interest in this great event. Fidelity Investments takes great pride in encouraging young students to develop their technical skills and consider IT as a career”, said Tadhg O’Shea, vice president of software engineering at Fidelity Investments.

Final Call for the AIPO 2015

All<br />
                                  Ireland Programming Olympiad (AIPO)

Dublin City University

DCU School<br />
                                  of Computing

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  • Do you know gifted secondary school students who can write code?
  • Do they excel at Maths?
  • If so, why not challenge them to enter the All-Ireland Programming Olympiad?

http://aipo.computing.dcu.ie/programming-problems

 

High Spec laptops up for grabs for Junior (<15yrs) and Senior programmers (>=15yrs) at the National Finals in DCU Saturday 21st February.

Closing Date: 18th February

Top Seniors will be invited to a special 3-day training camp in DCU to prepare them to represent Ireland at the prestigious International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in July 2015.

AIPO Committee

Emailaipo@computing.dcu.ie

Facebook facebook.com/DCU.AIPO

Twitter twitter.com/DCU_AIPO
Sponsored by:

Fidelity<br />
                                  Investments Ireland

 

AIPO 2015 Schedule

IOI 2015 Logo

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2015 AIPO competition. The Preliminary online round will be available from Monday the 5th January 2015 until midnight on Wednesday 18th February 2015. Successful competitors from the preliminary round will be invited along to the Junior and Senior National Finals, here in DCU on Saturday 21st February.

The top 8 senior students from the National Finals will be invited to a 3 day IOI Training Camp here in DCU where the best 4 students will be selected to represent Ireland at the 2015 IOI in Almaty, Kazakhstan. So in summary:

  • 5th Jan - Release of Preliminary Round Questions online
  • 18th Feb - Closing date of Preliminary Round Submissions
  • 21st Feb - AIPO Jnr & Snr Finals @ DCU
  • 22nd - 24th Jun - AIPO-IOI Training Camp in DCU
  • 26th Jul - 2nd Aug - IOI 2015 in Almaty, Kazakhstan