State School IT Fest at Technopark on January 13-14, 2011


Winners of School IT Mela 2010

Tvm: The Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram is all set to host the next edition of the State School IT Mela on January 13 & 14, 2011. The IT hub would host the two day event for the fourth consecutive year, which is a benchmark for itself. The programme would witness the participations of about 500 students from all Districts in Kerala.

For the first time in the history of the State IT Fest, students from Higher Secondary Section as well as Vocational Higher Secondary Section would also be competing along with their High School counterparts. Competitions on Digital Painting, IT Project, Multimedia Presentation, IT Quiz, Malayalam Computing and Web Page Designing would be held at the Technopark Club. Apart from this, the various sessions to be taken by eminent personalities in IT field would also enable the students to interact with these technocrats and also to think out of the box. The mega event is completely undertaken on Free Software platform.
The IT Mela would be inaugurated by the State Education Minister Shri M A Baby who would also launch the telecast of ‘IT for All’ show in ViCTERS channel. He would also be dedicating the internationally acclaimed ‘Stockholm Challenge Award-2010’ received by IT@School Project to the entire teaching and learning populace of the State. The participation for the event is limited to invited students, teachers and guests.
Competitions – January 13, 2011 (Thursday)
9.00 am: Malayalam Typing
10.00 am: Digital Painting (High School Section) & IT Project
12.00 Noon: Digital Painting (Higher Secondary Section)
2.00 pm: Multimedia Presentation (Higher Secondary Section)
3.00 pm: IT Quiz (Preliminary Round)
4.00 pm: Multimedia Presentation (High School Section)

Competitions – January 14, 2011 (Friday)
9.00 am: Web Page Designing (High School Section)
10.00 am: IT Quiz (Finals)
11.00 Noon:  Web Page Designing (Higher Secondary)

Seminars – January 13, 2011
4.00 pm: ‘Making the best use of IT for your development’ by G Vijayaraghavan, Management Expert & former CEO, Technopark
5.00 pm: ‘Technology- Gazing into the Crystal Ball’ by Achutsankar S Nair, Honorary Director, Centre for Bio Informatics, University of Kerala

Seminar – January 14, 2011
2.00 pm: ‘Security Practices’ by N Krishnan, former Director, CERT-Kerala

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