AIPO-IOI Training Camp 2015 Kicks Off

IOI2015

The final stage of the 2015 AIPO competition kicks off in DCU today. This is where Team Ireland is selected to attain the prestigious IOI competition in Kazakhstan in July.

The best eight senior students from the AIPO finals where invited to the this three day training boot camp where the students stay in campus residence and attend training in the School of Computing.

But it isn't all hard core programming. They visit our sponsor, Fidelity Investments software development office on the Thursday night to hear about the variety of software careers available with them. And Friday night is the Arduino Robot challenge.

Follow the fun on our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/DCU.AIPO

And the serious stuff happens here each afternoon from 2pm-5pm:

http://aiporanking.computing.dcu.ie/

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