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Silver Flame: The UP Diliman Computer Science Week 2006

Friday, February 24, 2006 at 11:45 PM
The DCS Firefoxes

UP Diliman's
Department of Computer Science celebrates 25 years of excellence in computing diversity in its week-long Silver Flame, to be held from February 27 to March 3. Everyone's invited to a week filled with symposia, company talks, various competitions, and a culminating night -– all of which showcase the intelligence, innovativeness, and flair that UP DCS students have been known for.

The theme Silver Flame honors the silver anniversary of the Department while highlighting the fiery fervor for the Department's pursuit of excellence; rightfully so, for DCS students are known within the College of Engineering as the DCS Firefoxes.

Incidentally, this is going to be the last time that the UPD DCS shall celebrate its anniversary in Melchor Hall. The department is slated to move to a new, larger building early next year; one can also think of Silver Flame as the Department's grand farewell to the historic edifice.

Inquiries can be made through email (upcsnetwork@gmail.com). The week's packed lineup of great events:

February 27, Monday

Engineering Theater

8:30 - Opening Ceremonies

10:00 - Undergraduate Research Symposium: Networking and Distributed Systems

12:00 - Grand Pakain

1:00 - Company Talk by Accenture: Accenture Education Program (Summer Intership)

2:00 - Undergraduate Research Symposium: Computer Security

4:00 Student-Teacher Dialogue

February 28, Tuesday

Engineering Theater

8:30 - Undergraduate Research Symposium: Artificial Intelligence and Bioinformatics

12:00 - Lunch break

1:00 - Talk by Dr. Paco Sandejas: Career Paths

2:00 - Undergraduate Research Symposium: Biomedical Informatics

March 1, Wednesday


8:30 - Distinguished Alumni Lecture by Prof. Peter Valdes (Engineering Theater)

- CS 32 Quiz Bee (MH 233A)

- Java Cup (MH 209, MH 215)

- Siemens Company Exam for Batch 1(MH 515)

12:00 - Break

- Accenture Company Exam (BE AVR)

1:00 - Company Talk by Innove: WiFi / Globelines Broadband (BE AVR)

2:00 - CS 12 Programming Competition (MH 209)

- Quizzardry (Engineering Theater)

March 2, Thursday

8:30 - 2nd UP ACM Programming Competition (MH 215)

- Webmaster's Challenge (NEC AVR)

- Siemens Company Exam for Batch 2 (MH 525)

12:00 - Lunch Break

1:00 - Awarding Ceremonies (Engineering Theater)

March 3, Friday

8:30 - The UP Parser Editorial Exam (MH 233A)

10:00 - Company Talk by Gametel: Mobile Games (Engineering Theater)

11:00 - Company Talk by Siemens (Engineering Theater)

12:00 - Lunch Break

1:00 - CS 196 Presentation (BE AVR)

2:00 - Company Talk by Anxa: Introduction to Mobile Application Development
(Engineering Theater)

5:30 - Flame On!: The CS Night (Blue Onion, Eastwood)

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Anonymous Anonymous @ 2/25/2006 8:43 PM

Pwede pumunta? ;)

Gusto ko rin makakuha ng forms and info for graduate school, but I can only be there sa AM, got a job sa PM..    

Blogger Corsarius @ 2/25/2006 11:40 PM

fleeb, do come! this year's UPD CS Week will be the best (don't my mind my bias, being involved in the holding of the events hehe). if you feel like dropping by, just let me know so we'll be able to accomodate you (well, we do our very best to accomodate all visitors and guests ;))    

Anonymous Anonymous @ 2/26/2006 4:03 PM

Oh, I surely will, only that I can only be there 'til lunch. I got a job 2pm onwards...

I'll also try to visit there everyday for the whole week. Hopefully I won't wake up late :D    

Anonymous Anonymous @ 2/28/2006 10:02 PM

I just noticed, your CS night will be in Blue Onion... Hmm I can be around :D    

Blogger Corsarius @ 3/01/2006 10:57 AM

wow! daan ka. better yet, if u have a camera, you can join a mini photo contest to be held within the event. i'll post the details later.    

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