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Third edition of Combis hackathon within 12th Combis conference in Poreč

mmaras120x80Registrations for third edition of Combis try{code}catch hackathon, 24-hour student competition in programming are open.

Great news for all students eager to gain new experiences and knowledge in world of programming – the leading provider of IT services in Croatia, Combis is organizing its third edition of 24-hour competition in programming try{code}catch hackathon on May 23rd and 24th and for the first time within the 12th Combis Conference at the Valamar Diamant hotel in Poreč.

Hackathon is intended for all full-time and part-time students in Croatia who will have the opportunity to show their skills in programming, learn something new, present their ideas and inspire numerous participants on Combis conference. They will also have a chance to win a main prize in the amount of 20.000 kunas for the best team and the opportunity to work on innovative projects within the Combis NeoStartup programme.

Furthermore, all hackathon participants will have a chance to participate in one of the leading regional IT conferences and to listen to the top ICT case studies and other educational lectures about newest ICT solutions and services, and to participate in quality networking and grab a chance for some future employment.

"This year we decided to organize hackathon competition within our traditional Combis conference in Poreč so that we could give students an opportunity to hear and learn something new from the very best ICT experts. I believe that this is a great opportunity for students to experience ICT sector from the first hand which can further encourage them to continue to develop their knowledge and create innovative solutions beyond the faculties themselves", said Mladen Maras, director of try{code}catch hackathon.

Combis also gives hackathon winners an opportunity to work in the team and on innovative projects within NeoStartup programme which main goal is encouraging start-up culture within Combis. NeoStartup gives young creatives the best from the start-up world, but inside an established company. Furthermore, best three solutions from hackathon will present their ideas to all conference participants on the closing session which will be held on May 25th and thus get the opportunity that their ideas will be heard in the community of IT specialists.

"In this two years that we organized hackathon in Zagreb, students have really inspired us with their ideas and way of thinking. Hackathon trycodecatch is a great opportunity for young developers to show in the best light and grab a chance to further develop their ideas, but also to become part of Combis NeoStartup, " Maras has pointed out.

Registrations are open until April 30th on official web page try{code}catch, where also all the informations about this year’s edition of hackathon as well about free transportation, accommodation and accreditations for 12th Combis conference for all participant of hackathon can be found.

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