Public invited to Cameron University’s Computing and Technology Day

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology will host a Computing and Technology Day on Tuesday, April 10 with a series of presentations and student competitions.  All presentations are open to the public at no charge.

Dr. Henry Neeman, Director, University of Oklahoma Supercomputer Center for Education & Research (OSCER), will present “Supercomputing in Plain English – What the Heck is Supercomputing?” at 11 a.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Following a luncheon, a panel of CU students will join in a discussion focusing on “What We Bring to the Table: International Students and Internships.” The panel is slated to begin at 1 p.m.

Cameron students will demonstrate their knowledge during several computer and technology related competitions. The Ethical Inquiry competition provides an opportunity for up to eight students to engage in a significant discussion about ethical dilemmas in the fields of information technology, computer science and multimedia.

The Database competition contains two parts. Students will first design a database given certain business requirements; then, they will demonstrate their ability to use Structured Query Language to provide business answers to various questions

The Programming contest will test problem-solving and programming skills. Students will be given the opportunity to work as members of a team and experience the challenges of solving several problems in a team environment under time constraints.

The Hacking contest will test participants’ knowledge of White, Grey, and Black Box Penetration Testing and the ability to document the findings in a format similar to a Security Assessment Report, while working through problems that could be experienced if the proper care is not taken to protect the assets of a corporation.

Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center.

The Computing and Technology Expo is made possible by the Ajesh Bhargava Endowed Lectureship in Computing Sciences.

For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology at 580-581-2335.

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April 6, 2018