Student Innovation Award
About the Award
The Student Innovation Award recognizes innovation in Information Systems, Enterprise Computing, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related concentration. Applicable to students and recent graduates enrolled in one of the aforementioned programs or a related concentration, this award affords the winner an opportunity to immerse themselves in four days of IT education on some of the latest topics presented by authorities in the industry. In addition, the winner receives recognition and exposure to a huge community of IT professionals and vendors that can beneficially affect his/her career path.
Congratulations to Calvin Buckley on winning the 2019 Student Innovation Award. Thanks to Calvin’s hard work and innovation, the IBM i platform can now run the open source implementation of Microsoft’s .NET Framework. It enables both a new class of developers and a new set of solutions. This will surely bring value to the IBM i community for years to come!
Students should submit an academic-related information system project that they consider to be innovative. Projects may include something exciting that could be used to improve a process of a business.
Submissions must include:
- Completed questionnaire
- Short video or screenshots describing/demonstrating the project (video preferred*)
- Proof of student status or graduation within the last 12 months from an accredited institution
- Supplementary materials
* If you need assistance, reach out to Ian Cartwright for access to screen capture software to create a video.
The submission period closes March 1, 2020.