Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Google Maps Challenge in Canberra

Google Engineers will conduct the "Google Maps Challenge" at the Australian National University in Canberra, 29 September 2011, 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Those wanting a more policy perspective can attend the United Nations Internet Governance Forum 'remote hub' at ANU, the same day.

Less talk, more code!

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DATE: 2011-09-29
TIME: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00
CONTACT: heather.mcewen@anu.edu.au

Google Engineers are visiting the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. All interested staff and students are invited to attend their hands-on interactive tour of the Google Maps API.

They will take you inside the API and the solutions used to build a fast, feature-full, flexible API beginning with the basics by completing small exercises of increasing complexity.

Free pizza and Google prizes are also on offer.

Who: Computer science students and anyone with an interest in software development.
*Skill requirements: You should be able to write programs of beginner complexity.
**Technical Requirement: Please bring a laptop if you own one to secure a spot.

First come, first serve for lab computers.

What: Google Maps Challenge

When: Thursday, 29 September at 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Where: CSIT N115


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