e-Portfolio Competition Info Session + "Why You Should Build Stuff Now" talk by successful mobile games company co-founder Eric Diep

Date

The Computer Science department is presenting our 3rd annual e-Portfolio competition for CS undergraduate students.  Come find out about the competition and learn more about starting your own project and putting together an e-Portfolio from a succesful Vancouver entrepreneur.  And we're serving food!

Date: Tues., Nov 5

Time: 5:15 to 6:45 pm (NOTE: You're welcome to attend just the e-Portfolio competition info session from 5:15 - 5:45 pm, just the presentation on "Why You Should Build Stuff Now" from 5:45 - 6:45 pm, or both!).

Location: DMP 110

RSVP: Sign up below so we know how much food to order.

Schedule:

5:15 pm - ePortfolio competition info session

Find out more details about the competition, and hear from Tom Jin, one of the winners from last year's competition. Tom will be discussing his experience in developing his e-Portfolio and his advice to this year's contestants.

5:45 pm - A Talk on "Why You Should Build Stuff Now" from A Thinking Ape
A Thinking Ape is a  successful Vancouver company that "creates engaging mobile games that people love". Eric Diep, one of its co-founders will talk about why employers care about your developing projects outside of the classroom. His presentation will  help you build the ability to think about your product first, and answer why that's the best way to get employer's attention. Eric will use a case study example of a mobile game project to illustrate his key points.

Bio:

Eric Diep is one of 3 co-founders at A Thinking Ape. He studied math at the University of Waterloo. He spent considerable time in San Francisco and was one of the first independent developers to gain traction on the Facebook platform. More information about A Thinking Ape at www.athinkingape.com.


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