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Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland

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Happening at:
Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2 b, 00560 Helsinki, Suomi

From Monday 13th of October 2014 at 14:00 to Saturday 18th of October 2014 at 18:00


Several workshops for people from 7 to 20: * Neverending Code: join in any time * Breaking the Code: Deciphering messages * Intro to Game Programming with Scratch * Virtual Pet for Android * Start Your Journey to Professional Programmer Now! Panel Discussion for Parents and Teachers Lightning Talks

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This event is for:
  • Elementary school students
  • High school students
  • Graduate students
Main themes:
  • Basic programming concepts
  • Web development
  • Mobile app development
  • Data manipulation and visualisation
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