25 Aug 2022

COCO 2022

The Co. Co. 2022, is a 2-day virtual technology conference, aiming to encourage and nurture student interest in Computer Science. This year, it consists of renowned workshops based on the topics of Programming, Robotics, UX/UI/VR Design, Blockchain technology as well as Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. These workshops will be led by industry leaders both locally and globally, and will be separated into three difficulties: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced to ensure that no matter how familiar you are with Computer Science, you will be able to participate.

The conference will also feature a hackathon for students to sharpen their skills while solving a set of challenging coding problems. This hackathon will also feature exciting prizes from some of our sponsor companies!

 

Event details
Date: 17-18 September 2022 (Saturday-Sunday)
Format: Virtual
Registration: see the links below
Registration deadline: Tuesday, 13 September 11:59 pm.

 

Signing-Up
1 | Main Conference

Workshops – Practical workshops based on the topics of Programming, Robotics, UX/UI/VR Design, Blockchain Technology as well as Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. These workshops will be led by companies and industry leaders both locally and globally such as Apple, BSD, Preface Coding and more.

Speakers – Renowned speakers from successful tech companies such as Firework and Microsoft Azure. All of the speakers are industry professionals with deep insights in the applications of computer science in the real world, and their talks are completely free to attend once you sign up!

If you are interested in joining the conference, please sign-up using the Google Form below. After signing-up, you will receive an email in the upcoming days from Sched welcoming you to the conference, and allowing you to choose from a plethora of workshops that the conference has to offer. Simply follow the login instructions on the webpage and you’ll be ready to choose your workshops!

On Sched, the workshops available in each time slot will be clearly shown in a calendar-like fashion. To sign up for the event, simply tick the workshop you would like to attend. Sign ups are on a first-come first-serve basis.

To join the conference, click here.

2 | Hackathon

Hackathon – A coding competition set in the Python programming language, for students to learn and sharpen their skills through programming challenges. Questions will be divided by difficulty into the Novice and Veteran groups, so with the choice to work individually or as part of a 3-person team, students of all levels can compete for prizes ranging from BSD course vouchers to official Apple phone stands.

To join hackathon, click here.

 

More information

Please contact the Co.Co. 2022 team if you have any further questions regarding the event: yuz3@stconline.edu.hk or tsangh5@stconline.edu.hk

For more information for the workshops on offer, the hackathon and the conference schedule, please visit esf-coco.com. Workshops will be open for signup on sched.com, the host platform for our virtual conference.

 


Updated 25 August 2022, 12:25