Thursday, October 20, 2005

Here comes Imagine Cup 2006!

I just receieved an email from Mr Vaqar Khamisani announcing launch of Imagine Cup 2006 ! (final round to be held in New Delhi, India)

Last year INETA Pakistan played a very important role in evangelising Imagine Cup and as a result we got more than 100 entries from all over the Pakistan and a couple of semi finalists. So it was a success! but this time around we have to make it even bigger and ensure multiple entries to the final round! Lets join hands together to evangelise Imagine Cup 2006 and let the world know how good we are in IT!

Folowing are the details:
With pleasure and excitement, Microsoft Pakistan Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) Group is formally announcing the participation in Microsoft World Wide Student Competition: Imagine Cup 2006!

Imagine Cup 2005 was a great success. We had more than 100 students from about 12 Universities participating in the competition with a team reaching the semi finals of this prestigious global competition.

IC2006 Theme: “Imagine a world where technology enables us to live healthier lives.”

IC2006 Categories:

Software Design
Short Film
Visual Gaming: Project Hoshimi (Programming Battle )
Interface Designer

Make sure you promote this in your university and ensure registrations starting from November 1st using theSpoke site:

Key Dates:
November 1, 2005 – Registration Opens for all categories

November 1, 2005 – Competitions starts for Visual Gaming

All other categories will begin competition on February 6, 2006.
All other competitions follow very similar deadlines and round schedules;

May 5, 2006 – All competitions will be over and the process of choosing the WW Finalist will be underway

May 22, 2006 – All WW finalists will be announced.

WW Finals - Mid to late July (Exact Date To Be Confirmed!)

1 comment:

Syed Mazhar Hasan said...

AOA Hammad bhai!

This is Syed Mazhar Hasan, one of your fans and followers in DCS, KU. I also received that email from Mr Vaqar & I am willing to go for the interface designing category. i wanna know, can we also use third party softwares like Macromedia Flash in conjuction with VB.Net/C# based winforms?
Please reply me as soon as you get time.

Thanks and regards!
Syed Mazhar Hasan