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  • 1.Imagine Cup 2011 Overview

2. Imagine Cup 2011 Step Up to the Challenge! 3. Microsoft Imagine Cup The Imagine Cup is the worlds premier student technology competition. Now in its ninth year, the Imagine Cup has grown to be a truly global competition focused on finding solutions to real world issues. Every year the Imagine Cup invites students to meet a challenge around a social cause. The current Imagine Cup competition theme is Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. The Imagine Cup started in 2003 with only 1,000 competitors In 2010, more than 325,000 of the world's most influential students from over 120 countries/regions registered for the Imagine Cup. 3 I wish there had been an Imagine Cup when I was growing up. It gets people involved in seeing that software is changing the world. - Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation 4. History Started in Asia as a local competition ...Became Imagine Cup 2003: Barcelona, Spain - Theme: Link between people, information, systems, and devices, using Web services and .NET as the springboard. 2004: So Paulo, Brazil - Theme: Imagine a world where smart technology makes everyday life easier. 2005: Yokohama, Japan - Theme: Imagine a world where technology dissolves the boundaries between us. 2006: Delhi, India - Theme: Imagine a world where technology enables us to live healthier lives. 2007: Seoul, South Korea - Theme: Imagine a world where technology enables a better education for all. 2008: Paris, France - Theme: Imagine a world where technology enables a sustainable environment. 2009: Cairo, Egypt - Theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the world's toughest problems. 2010: Warsaw, Poland Theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. 2011: New York City, United States Theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. 4 Agra & New Delhi, India Paris, France Yokohama, Japan Cairo, Egypt Seoul, South Korea Barcelona, Spain So Paulo & Foz do Iguau , Brazil + Warsaw, Poland "How boldly do you dare to dream?" Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Chief Software Architect, at the Imagine Cup 2009 Worldwide Finals 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 350000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 # of Students Registrants New York, USA 5. 5 Competitions Plus IT Challenge, Orchard and Interoperability (additional Challenges to be announced soon) one theme Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems 5 Digital MediaSoftware Design Game Design Embedded Dev. Windows Phone 7 6. Software Design This is for the best programmers, thinkers and solution builders to go after the really tough problems. Students will create innovative software and service solutions that unleash the power of technology to benefit your area orthe entire planet. Embedded Development Embedded devices are becoming smarter, more powerful, and woven seamlessly into our everyday lives. Students work in both hardware and software to build an exciting solution using Windows Embedded Compact 7 on the provided embedded device. Game Design Game Design is where art and science come together through three track options: Windows / Xbox, Mobile, and Web. Through the Imagine Cup, students can learn and advance toward a career as a game developer or entrepreneur. Digital Media The world sees video everywhere. Students team up to create a web video submission. They then use the internet to share their point of view and make their video viral. Windows Phone 7 Students will have the chance to be one of the first developerseverto be building XAP Applications for Windows Phone 7. Students are challenged to create an XAP Application that not only will help solve the worlds toughest problems, but people will love having on their Windows Phone! Imagine Cup 2011 Competitions 6 7. what competitors can win finalists win an all expense paid trip to in July 2011 to New York, USA plus the opportunity to turn their ideas into reality gain real-life experience compete for cash and prizes 8. The Imagine Cup is the worlds premiere student competition. the Imagine Cup started in 2003 with only 1000 competitors in 2010, the Imagine Cup inspired over 325,000 passionate students from over 120 countries to imagine a better world, and then make it happen through technology and one altruistic theme. 9. one world. unlimited possibilities. Students have the power to make fundamental changes, through technology. read what the United Nations has declared the top 8 toughest issues facing the world today. do one of those global issues inspire you to take action and create a solution using technology to reduce hunger, minimize malaria, or preserve the environment? 10. IC2010 Theme ( Goals ) ,,, 1- Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 2- Achieve universal primary Education 3- Promote gender equality and empower women 4- Reduce child mortality 5- Improve maternal health 6- Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases 7- Ensure environmental sustainability 8- Develop a global partnership for development 11. why to compete? compete against other top students from around the world use the power of technology to turn your ideas into reality innovate, create, and show the world what you can do enrich your professional development by connecting with fellow students, industry leaders and technology professionals. represent your country in the Worldwide Finals in New York, USA. win cash and prizes 12. heres how register @ imaginecup.com sign up for one of the 5 competitions create a team conceive, test, and build your ideas into real world applications using the Imagine Cup 13. How boldly do you dare to dream? Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Chief Software Architect Who is going to step up and do something about it? We think its you. Register at imaginecup.com 14. The Core Competitions at a Glance 2011 Software Design Embedded Development Game Design Digital Media Windows Phone 7 Run locally in countries/regions around the world Online competition Online competition Online competition Online & onsite competition Max team size: Four Max team size: Four Max team size: Four Max team size: Two Max team size: Four Round 1: Jul 9, 2010 - May 5, 2011 WW Finals: July 8-13, 2011 Round 1: July 9, 2010 Jan 9, 2011 Round 2: Feb 15, 2011 May 5, 2011 WW Finals: July 8-13, 2011 Round 1: Jul 9, 2010 March 7, 2011 Round 2: Mar 28, 2011 Apr 27, 2011 WW Finals: July 8-13, 2011 Round 1: Aug 25, 2010 March 7, 2011 Round 2: Mar 28, 2011 Apr 27, 2011 WW Finals: July 8-13, 2011 Round 1: October 28, 2010 March 7, 2011 Round 2: Mar 28, 2011 Apr 27, 2011 WW Finals: July 8-13, 2011 One team per country/region to New York City, USA to compete for the top three spots Top twenty teams go to New York City, USA to compete for the top three spots Top five teams from each of 3 tracks (total of 15 teams) fly to New York City, USA in July 2011 to compete for the top three spots per track Top six teams fly to New York City, USA in July 2011 to compete for the top three spots Top five teams fly to New York City, USA in July 2011 to compete for the top three spots 1st place $25,000 2nd place $15,000 3rd place $5,000 1st place $25,000 2nd place $15,000 3rd place $5,000 Prizes Per Track: 1st place $8,000 2nd place $4,000 3rd place $3,000 1st place $8,000 2nd place $4,000 3rd place $3,000 1st place $8,000 2nd place $4,000 3rd place $3,000 14 15. Software Design 16. does the idea of creating an application that can be used by real people around the world challenge you? register and sign up today and start creating innovative software and service solutions that unleash the power of technology to benefit your area orthe entire planet 17. This round is run locally. Find your country/region finals at localSDcompetitions All teams must submit the materials required by their country/region AND a 15-minute video presentation submission that introduces and demonstrates your software application that encompasses all the required elements, and at least one optional element* and has a narrated PowerPoint presentation as a screen cast Your entry must address the Imagine Cup 2010 Theme: "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems". All presentations and materials must be in English**. Local country/region competition July 9, 2010 May 5, 2011 Either an implementation or the consumption of a XML Web Service; Your application must run on any version of the Microsoft .NET Framework; Your application must be developed using at least one (1) of the products within the Visual Studio family (Express, Standard, Professional, or Team System) for development. Teams must follow local country/region guidelines for submitting entries. 18. Online qualifying If your local rules indicate that your Teams entry is subject to the Online Finals Qualifying round, your video presentation will be evaluated by a panel of qualified international judges based on the judging criteria below. The top two (2) or more teams will be selected from the pool of all countries/regions participating in the Online Finals Qualifying round to advance to the Worldwide Finals in New York City, USA. 19. worldwide finals Judging will take place in three (3) phases as follows: Phase 1 A panel of qualified international judges will review and score each Teams video entry according to the judging criteria set forth below. Then, each team will present its software solution in the form of a twenty (20) minute presentation, along with a fifteen (15) minute question and answer period. Teams will be scored based on the judging criteria set forth below. At the end of Phase 1, both Phase 1 scores will be tallied, and up to twelve (12) teams will advance to Phase 2. 20. Phase 2 Each of the remaining Teams will present its entry again, in the form of a twenty (20) minute presentation, along with a fifteen (15) minute question and answer period, to another judg