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Imagine Cup at CWIC2012

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Presentation given at the Carolinas Women in Computing Celebration as a LIghtning Talk.

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Imagine Cup at CWIC2012

  1. 1. Changing the world Ed Donahue Academic Developer Evangelist ed.donahue@microsoft.com http://www.creepyed.com @creepyed
  2. 2. Ed DonahueSalsa dancerLight joggerCasual cyclistSwimmerTriathlete (for thosecounting)Computer science majorLover of monospacedfontsSupporter of womenin techMicrosoft AcademicDeveloper Evangelist 2ed.donahue@microsoft.com | www.creepyed.com | @creepyed
  3. 3. Quick info• Get these slides: http://slidesha.re/IC_CWIC• Email me: ed.donahue@microsoft.com• Follow me: @creepyed• Read me: www.creepyed.com
  4. 4. Think Global.Start Local.Be a part of the world’s premierstudent technology competition.
  5. 5. Challenges• Kinect Fun Labs Challenge• Windows Azure Challenge• Windows Phone Challenge
  6. 6. Kinect Fun Labs Challenge• Go beyond games. Build a prototype using NUI to change how we interact with technology.• Each team advancing to Round 2 will receive a Kinect Sensor!• The top three winning teams after Round 2 will go to Sydney! Oh, and a cash prize!• Project plan deadline: March 6th
  7. 7. Windows Azure Challenge• Get started on the next big thing! Building a web app on the Azure platform that helps solve the world’s toughest problems.• Each team advancing to Round 2 gets a 180-day Azure Pass.• The top three winning teams after Round 2 will go to Sydney! Oh, and a cash prize!• Application summary & SketchFlow prototype deadline: March 13th
  8. 8. Windows Phone Challenge• Take your ideas mobile! Create a phone app that helps make the world a better place.• List your app in the Marketplace to start making a difference• The top three winning teams after Round 2 will go to Sydney! Oh, and a cash prize!• Application summary & SketchFlow prototype deadline: March 13th
  9. 9. Why Compete?
  10. 10. Why Compete?1. Fame & fortune 2. Do something good for the world 3. It’s a great experience! 4. Build your resume
  11. 11. Team MangoBunnies
  12. 12. Get Started!!
  13. 13. Sign up atimaginecup.com

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