December 14, 2017

IoT Masters

IoT Masters is a Training, Design and Innovation Competition around Internet of Things (IoT) which is being organised by the Computer Science Society in association with the IoT Academy of Kumasi Hive. The program seeks to introduce and build computer science students’ practical skills in the new frontier technology, IoT, whiles feeding on and bringing out creativity and innovation of students in addressing societal and industrial challenge based on Internet of Things technologies.

The IoT Masters competition is planned for a Two-month period in the Second semester. It will start with the Publicity launch of the program on Wednesday, 15th November 2017 and ending on Thursday, 30th November 2017. The second part will begin within the first week of reopening of second semester 2018.

PROPOSED TIMELINE FOR IoT MASTERS

PRE-HACKATHON

Publicity Launch 15th November 2017

Registration opens 15th November 2017

Registration ends 30th November 2017, 00:00 GMT

Selection 1st December 2017

Launching 12th January 2018

IoT Training workshops: 13th January – 4th March 2018

HACKATHON COMPETITION

Orientation 5th March 2018

Design Process 5th March – 6th Match 2018

Hacking: Prototyping and Making 9th March– 12th March 2018

Pitching and Presentation

Pitching and Presentation day 14th March 2018

POST-COMPETITION

Technical Incubation 26th March 2018 to 26th May 2018

Eligibility:

  • Applicant Must be a member of the Computer Science or Computer Engineering Society
  • Must be a student of KNUST
  • Must be willing to commit to both the training workshops and hackathon after selection.

For Non-KNUST and CSS students, do proceed to register if interested but there will be fees involved. It will be communicated to you.

Rewards/Prizes

  • Win up to GHC 1,000 as a winning Prize for the Hackathon
  • 2-Months Incubation period by the Kumasi Hive

For more information and to register