CODEFEST 2017 Competition Dates

School Category Competition Initial Round Final Round
Coding Contest September 14th 2017 September 22nd 2017
IoT Application Development September 12th 2017 September 22nd 2017
Designathon Jr                                                     September 22nd 2017
ICT Quiz Competition                                                     September 22nd 2017
Tertiary Category Overnight Hackathon September 14th 2017 September21st &

22nd 2017

Designathon August 25th 2017 September 21st & 22nd 2017

 

IoT Application Development September 13th 2017 September 22nd 2017
Capture the Flag                                                       September 21st 2017
NetCom                                                       September 21st 2017

About us

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), the nation’s leading degree awarding institute in the field of Information Technology is proud to announce “CODEFEST 2017” for the 6th consecutive year. CODEFEST is the effort of SLIIT to elevate the entire nation’s ICT knowledge to achieve the nation’s aspiration of being the knowledge hub in Asia. Therefore, having realized the present need of the country, the Faculty of Computing of SLIIT is conducting CODEFEST, a Nationwide Software Competition in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. In addition, CODEFEST is organized as a part of a CSR project to disseminate IT knowledge across the island as a whole

Grand Finale

21st & 22nd September 2017

Codefest Fourth Workshop

Date : 24th May 2017

Venue : Malabe

Conducted By:

  • Dr. Janaka Wijekoon
  • Dr. Dharshana Kasthurirathne
  • Mr. Kavinga Yapa Abeywardene
  • Mr. Aruna Ishara Gamage
  • Mr. Kalpa Sampath

About SLIIT

As the leading IT degree awarding institute of the Nation, the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) produces high quality professionals in the field of Information Technology. Nevertheless, the institute has extended its service to produce professionals in the fields of Management and Electronic Engineering too. SLIIT is approved by the government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as a Degree Awarding Institute under Section 25A of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1987 and as amended and is recognized by the University Grants Commission. SLIIT is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, an association with over 2700 universities and institutes for higher learning in the Commonwealth. The Institute was established in 1999 with the intention of educating and training IT professionals required by the fast growing IT industry in Sri Lanka.

Competition Process

Be a Winner

Coding Contest- School Category
Cash awards of 100,000/=, 60,000/=, 40,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
ICT Quiz Contest - School Category
Cash awards of 50,000/=, 30,000/=, 20,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
NetCom - Tertiary Category
Cash awards of 30,000/=, 20,000/=, 10,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
IoT Contest - School Category
Cash awards of 50,000/=, 30,000/=, 20,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
Designathon Jr. - School Category
Cash awards of 50,000/=, 30,000/=, 20,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
Capture The Flag - Tertiary Category
Cash awards of 50,000/=, 30,000/=, 20,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
Hackathon - Tertiary Category
Cash awards of 100,000/=, 60,000/=, 40,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
Designathon - Tertiary Category
Cash awards of 75,000/=, 50,000/=, 25,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively
IoT App Development - Tertiary Category
Cash awards of 50,000/=, 30,000/=, 20,000/= for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively

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Pre Competition Workshops

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology is planning to conduct a series of IT seminars with
the collaboration of the Ministry of Education in order to uplift the awareness on information communication technologies among the students.
Mainly these seminars are targeted at 10 island wide centers, covering most of the provinces in Sri Lanka.

Brains Behind CODEFEST 2017

Coordinator

Dr. Pradeep Abeygunawardhana

Head/Department of Information Systems Engineering, Senior Lecturer (HG)

pradeep.a@sliit.lk

Prof. Koliya Pulasinghe

Dean / Associate Professor

Faculty of Computing

Prof. Samantha Thelijjagoda

Dean / Professor

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Dr. Malitha Wijesundara

Dean/Education & Student Experience & Senior Lecturer (HG)

Adviser – CODEFEST 2017

Adviser – CODEFEST 2017

Adviser – CODEFEST 2017

Coding for Humanity & Beyond

Previous Memories

Some memories of previous events

Objectives

The objectives of CODEFEST 2017 competition are threefold:

  • To provide opportunities to secondary and tertiary students to bring forward and showcase their talents in the area of Information Technology
  • To create a window to promote innovative ideas to solve real world problems
  • To enhance ICT awareness among secondary school students disseminating IT knowledge across the country

Meet Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor