The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) recently organised the International Schools Software Competition in Colombo.
The CSSL which was established in 1976 has been playing a major role in promoting Information Technology and Professionalism among those engaged in the field of ICT in the country, for the past 36 years. The CSSL is also a member of the South Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC).
SEARCC annually organizes the International Schools Software Competition in one of the member countries and this year it was in Sri Lanka organised by CSSL.
The competition involves school children from across the Asian pacific region where they have to develop software as part of the competition. Their ability to do that during the competition is assessed by a panel of judges.
The winner of the competition was Republic of China (Taiwan) team. Australia came in the second place while Indian team won the third place. Sri Lanka Team A won the fourth place.
The competition was held at University of Colombo, School of Computing and the awards ceremony was held at Great Wall Restaurant, Colombo 03. CSSL past presidents and CSSL fellow members graced the occasion. CSSL President Mahesh Perera, CSSL Vice President Ajith Salgado and the CSSL Executive Council members also participated at the event.