AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR / KCIT) – Amarillo College has announced that more than 100 students representing colleges and universities from Arizona to Missouri will visit its campus this month for the United States Conference on Information Technology ( USITCC) South Central Regional.
AC said the competition-packed conference will take place Oct. 28-30 in the Allied Health building and in the boardroom on the college’s west campus.
Lectures, workshops and exhibitions will complete the three-day experience. Students enrolled in the event so far have come from Amarillo College, Texas State University, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Missouri State University, Our Lady of the Lake University and the University of Arizona.
“This conference has the potential to transform the lives of people wishing to join the information technology community,” said Karen Boatman, Computer Information Systems program coordinator for AC. “We really hope this will have a positive impact on all participants. “
AC said entries will begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, and the first two competitions will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on that first night – in security and systems analysis and design.
The additional competition categories scheduled for Friday and Saturday are application development; Network design; Office solutions; CTF security; Database design; and PC Troubleshooting.
The full schedule of events is available here.