Imagine Cup 2012 – Pakistan National Finals’ (www.imaginecup.com) and ‘MEA Phone 7 Challenge Great Finals’ (www.meawp7challenge.com) on 27th of April, 2012 at International Islamic University – Faisal Mosque Campus.

Imagine Cup 2012 Pakistan

Q: What is the Imagine Cup?
A: The Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition. It provides an opportunity for students to use their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology to help solve global challenges and make a difference in the world. While competing for cash and prizes, students learn new skills, make new friends, and, quite possibly, change the world.

Now in its tenth year, the Imagine Cup has grown to be a truly global competition focused on finding solutions to real world problems. Last year, more than 350,000 students from 183 countries and regions entered the Imagine Cup competition. The Imagine Cup is one way Microsoft is encouraging the brightest young minds to join together and, using technology, take on the toughest problems facing our world today.

Q: What is the theme of Imagine Cup 2012?
A: This year’s theme is “Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.” The Imagine Cup empowers students to use their creative and technical abilities to make a positive impact on society. Students are creating technology solutions that combat diseases, improve education, ensure environmental sustainability, reduce child mortality, and tackle other social challenges.

Q: What is the date and venue of Imagine Cup 2012 Pakistan National Final?

A: The Imagine Cup Pakistan National Final will be held on 27th of April, 2012 from 05:00pm till 07:30pm at International Islamic University (Faisal Mosque Campus).

Q: What are the dates of Imagine Cup 2012 WW Finals?
A: The Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals will be hosted in Sydney, Australia, July 6-10, 2012.

Some more Points:

  • Now in its tenth year, the Imagine Cup has grown to become a global competition focused on finding solutions to real-world problems.
  • Students are creating technology solutions that combat diseases, improve education, ensure environmental sustainability reduce child mortality, and tackle other social challenges.
  • Last year, more than 350,000 students representing 183 countries and regions entered the competition.
  • This year, the Worldwide Finals will be held in Sydney, Australia, July 6-10, 2012.
  • Students are taking our new and existing technologies such as Windows 8, Kinect Fun Labs, Windows Phone and Azure to a whole new level with this year’s Imagine Cup

 

MEA Phone 7 Challenge

MEA Windows Phone 7 Challenge is a student technology contest which has been conceived to attract entries from students across the Middle East and Africa region to develop Windows Phone 7 compatible applications.

As part of this competition, contestants need to send innovative contest entries based on Microsoft Windows Phone technologies that address the theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.

The Contest is split into five Rounds with the fifth round being the final round to select the eventual winner.

On 26th and 27th of April, 2012 fifth round titled as ‘MEA Phone 7 Challenge Great Final’ will be held at ‘International Islamic University – Faisal Mosque Campus’. This final will be held between the winning teams of Round 1 to 4.

It’s a moment of great pride to share that out of 8 Microsoft Subsidiaries (79 countries), students from Pakistan won the round 1, 2 and 4 of this competition.