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HackDay team IT marathon starts in Penza

14:30 | 15.10.2016 | IT

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Penza, 15 October 2016. PenzaNews. HackDay IT marathon started its work in the rollerdrome in the Olimpiysky park in Penza.

HackDay  team IT marathon starts in Penza

Photo: Center of Cluster Development

The third Penza region team event for IT professionals was co-organized by the association of software developers “Secon,” the Mikhail Kechinov studio, and the Center of Cluster Development.

HackDay united 158 people under one roof, among them are representatives of technological, entrepreneurial and creative communities of Penza, Mordovia, Samara, Saratov and Moscow. Within 48 hours, the teams need to turn their ideas into IT projects and then present them to the colleagues, experts, journalists and investors.

Photo: Center of Cluster Development

Greeting the participants of the hackathon, the general director of JSC Center of Cluster Development Mikhail Lyashkov wished the teams productive work in the interesting Open Space format, created in the rollerdrome specially for the event, and significant achievements during their works presentation.

The head of the Penza region Ministry of Industry Mikhail Torgashin mentioned a large contribution of such events to the development of the regional IT community.

“Joint teamwork in intensive conditions will allow IT professionals to show their talent and abilities, and synergy in the work on projects – to create software products and their high-level prototypes,” he said.

Photo: Center of Cluster Development

Addressing the audience, the president of the software developers association “Secon,” the head of CodeInside company Maksim Semenkin drew attention to the fact that the hackathon united Penza professionals that want to live and work in the region.

According to him, such professional events help develop constantly, share experience with colleagues and create promising projects.

After the opening ceremony, the teams presented ideas, which they will have to work on during the hackathon. Among them are an application-motivator of goals achievement, a professional software product for philologists, a software product for tourist routes development, a transport application for travel fare payment, an application for exchanging impressions for pictures and videos.

The final demofest will take place on Sunday, October 16, at 17.30.

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