6th Annual Computer Science Day
February 17, 2006 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sennott Square 5th and 6th Floors
Computer Science Day is where educators, students, alumni and industry gather for a day of computering science, computing business and computing fun. The activities and events of this day include:
Teams of high school and college students face off in a Jeopardy!-style competition. Prizes will be awarded!
Local and international high-tech firms share information about career opportunities.
|Career Services||Computer Enterprises, Inc.|
|Computer Engineering Program||Collaborative Fusion, Inc.|
|College in High School||Compunetix|
|Intelligent Systems Program||Lucent Technologies|
|Management Science Associates||MARC Global|
|Microsoft Corporation||Pittsburgh Technology Council|
|Tube City IMS||Union Switch & Signal|
Graduate students compete for the honor of the best research award; the 2006 competition is sponsored by Compunetix.
Graduate research and undergraduate projects are presented in posters, competing for multiple awards.
Should lawsuits against individual P2P users be sharply curtailed?
This is the question we will explore in this timely debate co-organized with the William Pitt Debating Union.
Arguing on the affirmitive side will be Charles Lee Mudd Jr, Esq., coordinator of the first annual P2P Litigation Summit; and Tony DiMattio, University of Pittsburgh junior debater.
Arguing on the negative side will be Geoffrey L. Beauchamp, Esq., Philadelphia area counsel for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); and Melina Forte University of Pittsburgh junior debater.
Graduate and Undergraduate students demonstrate cutting-edge projects.
All are encouraged to participate in a scavenger hunt that will be integrated with the Marketplace and Poster Competitions. The grand prize will be a video iPod, donated by the Industry Advisory Board.
Note: this is a tentative program
Sponsored by the
Department of Computer Science