Locus is an organization composed of students of Electronics, Computer and Electrical Engineering from IOE, Pulchwok Campus. With a group of brilliant minds from Tribhuvan University, LOCUS has been able to mark its prestigious event every year among the IT Community of Nepal. A dozen of major events are hosted in LOCUS 2017. Some of the major attractions are
- Locus 2017 will be organizing projects competition for theme and non-theme categories. All students interested to showcase their projects are requested to give quick response.
- HACK A WEEKLEARN · DEVELOP · WINHack-a-week is one of the pre-events being organized by LOCUS as a means to bring together developers, programmers and tech-enthusiasts and stimulate them to get involved in a competitive and innovative challenge. Hack-a-week aspires to become a hub to amass large number of enthusiasts coming from different disciplines working together to come up with impactful solutions in raging issues. It is a week long event in which a number of innovative participants engage in teams of collaboration to fashion out some product in forms of software development, business modeling and ambitious marketing campaign, which revolves around one of the three themes.
- ENERGY HACKATHON
SOLVING ENERGY PROBLEMSEnergy Hackathon is a complete platform for solving energy related challenges with a prime motto enabling Energy Access, Reducing Energy Waste and Improving Energy Efficiency and aims to solve the energy problems of Nepal through collaborative efforts of students and amateur working in Energy sectors. The three things you need to participate in the event are: Idea, Knowledge and curiosity. The participants will be provided with food, drinks(soft only), internet and mentors during the event.
- BECOME THE ULTIMATE DRONE MASTERDrones are the unmanned aerial vehicles capable of autonomous or manual flight. Drones have been emerging technology in the world and its use has been in widespread areas. Nepal also has been a part of this drone revolution and to further help Nepal grasp this technology LOCUS 2017 is going to organize drone competition named "Dronacharya" as the main event in the LOCUS exhibition.
- ROBOWARZ IS THE NEW ROBO-AKHADARobo Warz is a war between two robots. The robots are vehicular with differential or omnidirectional drive. The game is about pushing the opponent robot outside the circular or hexagonal Arena. The Last Robot standing in the arena will be the Winner of the game.
And there are even more events like Art Competition, Photography Competition, Quiz Competition which you can browse on their official website. A link is provided in the Reference section at the end of the article.
CAN INFO TECH, LOCUS, and KU ITMEET are three such ICT Events which provides a platform of promoting IT student's project ideas and innovations. These are the only events conducted in our Country under ICT Category. Increasing the number of such Technology Fair and Opportunities, Students could project their ideas among a huge mass of like minded professionals. This could be their gateway to their career and also an achievement for a country in setting milestones of development with new ideas and innovations.