G3n.X Gaming Competition The profession of gaming is rapidly gaining ground in Pakistan. No longer is the activity relegated to the fringes of the I.T. industry; it is now recognised as a lucrative career choice in its own right.
Speed Programming The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) provides college students with opportunities to interact with students from other universities and to sharpen and demonstrate their problem-solving, programming, and teamwork skills. The contest provides a platform for ACM, industry, and academia to encourage and focus public attention on the next generation of computing professionals as they pursue excellence. SOFTEC Presents "2013 ACM ICPC Pakistan Invitational Programming Contest" first time ever in Pakistan.
Software CompetitionThe Software Competition was the very first event included in the roster of SOFTEC, in its advent in 1995. It has become the core around which the entire SOFTEC event is now arranged.
Robo Rumble Witness the rise of the machines and be enthralled by the steel against steel as SOFTEC introduces the cyber matchups which will see robots take on robots in RoboRumble!
Software Exhibition In order to commemorate the fine tradition of the founding event of SOFTEC, SOFTEC 2013 will include an exhibition of all winning entries to the Software Competition for the fifteen years since the inception of the event. This is a unique exhibition, which will allow people to trace the profound influence SOFTEC has had on the I.T. industry, and consequently, our lives, for the past decade and more.
Engineering Project For too long the hardware engineering aspects of I.T. work in Pakistan had been merely an afterthought in professional competitions. With the intentions of changing this attitude, the Engineering Project Competition, a highly anticipated event was launched for the first time during SOFTEC 2007.
Software House Enclosure SOFTEC is a unique opportunity for software houses to display their products to an enormous number of interested visitors, as well as look for recruits among the promising students of universities across Asia. This enclosure houses displays from a variety of software houses.
Micro-controller Interface Competition As part of the initiative to bring hardware concerns to the fore, the microcontroller interfacing competition followed the pattern of programming competition in that it required participants to program and interface microcontrollers with provided hardware components as the solutions to given problems in a limited amount of time.
IdeasXtreme Unfettered by the trappings of a tertiary-level education, children often see possibilities inconceivable to those of us with the more mundane obstacles of reality weighing heavily on our minds. So, who better to envision a future of infinite possibility, the future SOFTEC envisions bringing about, than children? IdeasXtreme creates a forum for school-going children to bring to the public purview their ideas of the uses of I.T. in the future.
Kidz Corner Kidz Corner, a special area dedicated just to the kids who visit SOFTEC, was inaugurated in 2004. The event was an immediate hit with youngsters as well as their parents, as parents could leave their kids there while they visited the other exhibitions of SOFTEC, sure that their children, too, would have a good time.
Rock Fest '13 To balance out the intensity of the competition, SOFTEC team has decided to organize a concert for the participants. The exact details of the event will be announced through our website, as soon as we finalize the schedule.