ICTSA @ Science in the City 2014

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Make sure you visit ICTSA at Republic Street on the 26th of September! We have robots for you to play with, a game involving guiding a smartphone-controlled electronic ball through a maze, an educational treasure hunt using QR Codes with prizes to be won, and much more!

The local winning team of the Microsoft Imagine Cup will also be giving a demo of their app which combines exercise and a reward system.

ICTSA in association with Vintage Computer Club Malta will be showcasing an exhibition with the name: “History of Computing” at the La Vallette band club, situated right next to the ICTSA stands, where the audience may explore the history of computers, computer games and gadgets, and how they have evolved throughout the years.

Make sure to visit the ICTSA stands as we will surely make it worth your while!

Science in the City is an annual national event celebrating various disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths amongst others. Be sure not to miss this unique festival!

Windows 8.1 Dev Contest | second cycle submission deadline, April 30th!

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So you missed submission for the first cycle on April 6th, but do you really want to miss on the second cycle?

Microsoft extended app submission deadline to April 30th, make sure to submit your app.

Here’s what to do:

  • Apps registered in first cycle (till April 6th) will get feedback and support on design and UX and you will have a chance to improve the apps and re-submit the apps till April 30th.
  • All developers that haven’t managed to submit apps into first cycle, can still submit their apps into second cycle (till April 30th) and compete for prizes, but will not get benefit of help & support on application UX and design.

The Awards

16 Nokia Lumia 1520 will be awarded to winners of:

  • Best UX design local categories
  • Regional categories:
    • Best UX design
    • Mostly downloaded App
    • Mostly rated app
    • Highest rated app

30 Prestigio Multipad Visconte Windows tablets will be awarded to winners in the rest of the categories

You can find more details about competition and its rules at contest website. Please join FB group to receive latest updates and get answers to your questions!

ICTSA’s TMDI 2014 – Now Officially launched

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After last year’s success, The Million Dollar Idea is back, bigger than ever! ICTSA is proud to present its very own I.T. Start-up competition. This year’s edition will take place on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th March and will be held at the Microsoft Innovation Centre, Skyparks, Luqa.

The Million Dollar Idea is a project that has been developed to increase and encourage students to take their innovative ideas and turn them into a business reality. Competitors are required to devise a presentation along with a basic business plan, market research and the overall strategy over the weekend.

All students attending University of Malta, MCAST, St. Martin’s Institute, St. Aloysius College, De La Salle, G.F Abela Junior College, Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, St. Edwards and Sir M.A Refalo are eligible to participate and entrance is free. Work spaces will be set up at the Microsoft Innovation Centre and participants can work and sleep overnight. Students are encouraged to form teams (maximum of 4).

Applications, prizes and additional information will be published in the following days. Stay tuned!

This event is not limited to just I.T. students!