Students of KEU took the second place in the hackathon "IT-WEEK.KZ-2019"
September 24-27, 2019, as part of the “Rukhani Zhagyru” program in Karaganda at the Boxing Center named after S. Sapiev hosted an event in the field of IT industry - International Forum "IT-WEEK.KZ-2019".
The event was organized by the public association Altyn Kazyna, the Department for Youth Policy of the Karaganda Region and the Digitalization Department of the Karaganda Region.
The purpose of this Forum was the development and formation of a digital community in the Karaganda region, promoting the solution of personnel problems in the IT sphere of the region, informing citizens about the possibilities of electronic interaction with authorities and popularizing information technologies among the population and organizations of the region.
The forum program included master classes from representatives of domestic and foreign IT companies, a job fair and an exhibition of digital technologies. The main event was the hackathon, which lasted 48 hours. Thirty teams took part in it, which included students and young specialists.
Students of the Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz in the national team took the second place and received a prize of 300 thousand tenge. They developed the Clean City app. It enables users to send photos and geolocation of unauthorized landfills to the agency responsible for cleaning the city. This application has already been tested and is ready to go.