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Armenian 24-hour Web Open Source (WebOS) Programming Marathon
Armenia IT industry is considered one of the most prominent and progressive economic sectors with deep historic roots and traditions in high tech R&D areas.† Armenian programmers and engineers had long started forming alliances and getting engaged in international contracts with companies in neighboring countries and off-shore.
Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) and Open Soft Consult teams are delighted to announce the launch of first Armenian 24-hour Web Open Source (WebOS) programming marathon which will take place 14 October 2006.†
The marathon will take place on 14 October 2006.†
The participants of the Marathon can register at the http://webos2006.com †and within 24-hours submit their projects to the steering board. The best projects will be rewarded with interesting prizes.† The event will be publicized both locally and internationally, via the TV, newspapers, magazines and internet.
The marathon aims at promoting Armeniaís potential as an attractive destination of highly developed information technology sector and professional young specialists. The objectives of the marathon is to discover Armenian young IT talents, new ideas and specialists, help to form businesses in open source technologies, provide them modern knowledge as well as promote open source programming in Armenia.†
The Marathon is sponsored by:
- IT Development Support Council (http://www.itdsc.am)
- Union of Information Technology Enterprise (http://www.uite.org)
- Sun Microsystems (http://www.sun.com) †
- Sourcio (http://sourcio.som) ††††
Rules and regulations
OPEN SOFT CONSULT
Chair of the Steering Board
Phone: 37410-219795, 37493-530627