On February 1, 2021, Huawei has officially organized the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Training Camp. This international event was initiated by the International Collegiate Programming Contest University Commons (ICPCU).
The aim behind this event to provide an extended platform to support high-level programming training and innovation for college students who are passionate about programming and algorithms.
In this online training camp, more than 700 highly skilled ICPC contestants have participated, who has been competing and learning from the previous ICPC World Finals champions. Additionally, this event has attracted over 3,000 online viewers from around the world, resulting in a productive exchange opportunity for the global programming community.
Professor William B. Poucher, President of the ICPC Foundation, has addressed all the participants and emphasized the importance of Huawei’s support for global ICPC talent cultivation, as well as the importance of joint collaboration between the ICPC community, the ICPCU, and Huawei in terms of providing greater value for global scientific and technological progress.
Huawei’s Director of the Board and the President of the Institute of Strategic Research, William Xu expressed his warm welcome and gratitude to all contestants, coaches, organizers, and volunteers, and pledged to continue providing advanced training and innovation platforms for ICPC talents, aiding the exploration of new challenging topics and the promotion of scientific and technological progress.
The ICPC Training Camp powered by Huawei will continue to gather together top contestants from ICPC global community, including ICPC coaches and alumni, industry and academia experts. Its goal is to share problem-solving strategies and cutting-edge topics through competitions and lectures, enable contestants to enhance their programming skills and industry knowledge, as well as improve their performance during the upcoming competition season.
The ICPC is the world’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition, often considered as the Olympics of programming competitions. ICPC Competition has started in the 1970s. Over 60,000 students from 115 countries and regions are participating in the program every year. More than 400,000 ICPC alumni have become the core elites in high-tech companies, academic research institutions, startups, and other organizations.