The Hong Kong Outstanding IT School Award is one of the most highlighted projects organized by HKJSECS every year. Every year, we attract student teams from different schools to compete and share their creative ideas with each other. Following last year’s great success, the 36th HKJSECS is going to organize HKOITSA 2015, continuing to provide a platform for students to showcase their talents and enrich their knowledge in IT.
The Award aims at helping students to stimulate their potential in the IT aspect, applying their skills and knowledge acquired from their daily life and exposure to various technologies. Participants are required to develop a product, a prototype of their invention, or a detailed presentation of their ideas. The competition will be divided into 3 sections and it will last for approximately 6 months. This year, the prizes of the competition are amounted to over $10000.
The theme of this year is "CTO_hk". Acting as the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of Hong Kong to design an IT solution, aiming to solve any problems or deficiencies in Hong Kong’s current city planning, or facilitate Hong Kong to be a smart city. Teams are required to produce a prototype and illustrate the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of their proposal.