March 23, 2019 | Wilmeth Active Learning Center 1018 | 8:30am-6:00pm
Purdue AITP's annual Computing Challenge Day, formerly known as IT Challenge Day, allows students to showcase their computing talents in a fun and incentivized event. Clubs and companies create challenges for students to compete in for over $6,000 in cool prizes. Various challenge topics are included to cater to the computing interests of many students. This event is completely FREE for Purdue students to participate in!
Our schedule includes two 8-hour challenges, two 4-hour challenges, and four 2-hour challenges. Some challenges are partnered (teams of 2) while others are individual. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the challenge(s) you wish to participate in for check-in and setup. You don't have to stay the whole time, just the times you wish to compete in and Awards Banquet. Note that Lunch and Dinner will be provided to participants of CCD.
|Data Science||ITaP Research Computing||Y||Extracting data from a large dataset, validating quality of data and account for missing data, conduct descriptive analysis, produce informative visualization, and answer high level questions.|
|Linux/Super Computing||ITaP Research Computing||Y||Reversing password hashes using Purdue’s supercomputers. This process is computationally intensive and will stress competitor’s Linux abilities to accomplish the most recoveries in the time allotted.|
|IoT/Networking||Eli Lilly||Y||Help streamline a company's manufacturing processes by evaluating and setting up a proof of concept (POC) involving simple user-initiated actions to control, monitor and provide feedback on a standard electrical appliance using smart/IOT hardware, rapid online code execution, and email protocol for remote notification.|
|Security Analysis||Bug Crowd||N||Utilize Burp Suite to maneuver through a highly-technical track with hands-on classes and self-directed CTF labs. Topics include: brute forcing passwords, dropping databases, and scanning websites for vulnerabilities.|
|Cyber Forensics Investigation||Purdue Cyber Forensics Club||N||Investigate an image of a Windows computer and find evidence of the "crime" committed.|
|Programming||Purdue Competitive Programmers Union||N||Five programming challenges to solve algorithmic problems that range from easy-hard difficulty.|
|Systems Analysis and Design||Purdue AITP||Y||Take on the role of a systems analyst by modeling a holistic system that addresses the technical and human requirements for a particular business.|
|Application Development||Purdue SigAPP||N||Find the most efficient way to implement an application for a company.|
What to Bring
- Laptop Charger
- Partner (for partnered events)
- Competitive Spirit
In Partnership With:
If your company is interested in sponsoring our event, please review the sponsorship levels in the graphic below. Sponsorship payments can be made on our Payment Portal. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org!