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Unite with the ICPC Community for training, competition, and loads of fun. Engage in a global scavenger hunt with Quest, watch the festivities on ICPCLive, and join with a community of problem solvers. All are encouraged to participate.

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Event Schedule

Welcome to the 2020 World Finals - Day Zero

  • 10.30 MSK

    ICPC 2020 World Finals Moscow: Day Zero
    WELCOME

  • 10.50 MSK

    ICPC University Commons
    TECH TREK

    • JetBrains: Kotlin for Competitive Programming: Best Practices
      Mikhail Dvorkin, Kotlin Enthusiast, 2007 ICPC Gold Medalist
      Watch

    • Huawei: Mathematical Science for 5G Wireless Communication
      Andrey Vorobyev, Wireless Algorithm Chief Expert, Huawei
      Watch

    • IBM Q: Running an Experiment in the IBM Quantum Experience
      Watch

    • ICPC University Lecture Series Kickoff
      Jelani Nelson, Professor at UC Berkeley, ICPC University Speakers Chair
      Watch

    • RDI Digital: Culture and Technologies
      Dmitry Aksenov, Chairman of the board RDI Digital and Viennacontemporary
      Watch

  • 11.50 MSK

    ICPC Quest Live

    Intro Video

  • 12.00 MSK

    CLI Symposium

    • Welcome from ICPC Competitive Learning Symposium Director
      Bill Booth, Associate Department Chair of Computer Science at Baylor University
      Watch

    • Impact of Competitive Programming in Increasing Employability of Engineering Graduates in India: A Case Study
      Prashant R Nair, Associate Professor at Amrita School of Engineering,
      Site Coordinator of ICPC Asia-Amritapuri Regional Contest

      Watch

    • Welcome from ACPC Executive Director & ICPC Director of Logistical Operations
      Mohamed Fouad
      Watch

    • Backstage of a Contest
      AmirReza PourAkhavan, Editorialist at Topcoder
      Watch

  • 12.45 MSK

    ICPC University Commons Tech Trek

    • MegaFon: Representation Learning on Large Graphs in Telecommunication via Deep Learning Methods
      Roman Vasilyev, Data Scientist at MegaFon
      Watch

    • Yandex: Self-Driving is a Challenge
      Roman Udovichenko, Head of Behavior Layer Team at Yandex Self-Driving Cars, 2013 ICPC Silver Medalist
      Watch

    • Building a Startup as ICPC Alumni and Sponsor
      Nikita Shamgunov, Co-CEO of MemSQL, ICPC 2001 Bronze Medal
      Victor Shabourov, Founder at Botan Investments
      Deon Nicholas, CEO & Co-Founder at Forethought, 2013 & 2015 ICPC World Finalist, 2018-2019 World Finals Judge
      Watch

    • AWS: My Experience and Tips on Joining a Large IT Company
      Mike Golubev, Sr. Solutions Architect at AWS
      Watch

    • Raiffeisenbank: Theory Which is Hidden Everywhere
      Sergey Melnikov, Chief Technical Officer for Corporate and Investment Banking at Raiffeisenbank
      Watch

    • ICPC Problem Solving Tips
      Jo Perry, ICPC World Finals Director of Judging
      Watch

    • Strategies from a World Finals Coach
      Mikhail Tikhomirov, ICPC Coach at MIPT
      Watch

  • 13.50 MSK

    Welcome to Northern Eurasia Regional Contests (NERC)

    • Vladimir Parfenov, ICPC Super Regional Director of NERC
      Watch
    • Matvey Kazakov, NERC Executive Director, ICPC Director of Operations
  • 14.00 MSK

    ICPC Graph Mining Challenge

    Powered by Huawei

    Watch

  • 17.00 MSK

    ICPC Challenge Tutorial

    Stanislav Moiseev, Team Leader of Big Data Algorithms Team, Huawei
    Watch

  • 17.20 MSK

    Tips and Challenge Analysis

    Andrei Raigorodskii, Professor at MIPT, ICPC 2020 World Finals Director
    Watch

  • 17.50 MSK

    ICPC 2020 World Finals Moscow: Day Zero
    AWARDS CEREMONY

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  • 18.20 MSK

    Hopsets and Spanners for Combinatorial Graph Algorithms

    Yang P. Liu, Ph.D. Student at Stanford, 2018 ICPC Bronze Medalist
    Watch

  • 19.00 MSK

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Speakers

Bill Poucher

Bill Poucher

ICPC Foundation President & ICPC Executive Director

Jeff Donahoo

Jeff Donahoo

ICPC Deputy Executive Director & ICPC Executive Director of World Finals

Jelani Nelson

Jelani Nelson

Professor at UC Berkeley, ICPC University Speakers Chair

Vladimir Parfenov

Vladimir Parfenov

ICPC Super Regional Director of Northern Eurasia Contests

Matvey Kazakov

Matvey Kazakov

NERC Executive Director & ICPC Director of Operations

AmirReza PourAkhavan

AmirReza PourAkhavan

Editorialist at Topcoder

Andrei Raigorodskii

Andrei Raigorodskii

Professor at MIPT, ICPC 2020 World Finals Director

Deon Nicholas

Deon Nicholas

CEO & Co-Founder at Forethought, 2013 & 2015 ICPC World Finalist, 2018-2019 World Finals Judge

Egor Kulikov

Egor Kulikov

ICPCLive Host

Jo Perry

Jo Perry

ICPC Director of Judging

Lidia Perovskaya

Lidia Perovskaya

ICPCLive Host

Merouane Debbah

Merouane Debbah

Director of the Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab, Huawei

Prashant R Nair

Prashant R Nair

Associate Professor at Amrita School of Engineering, Site Coordinator of ICPC Asia-Amritapuri Regional Contest

Roman Vasilyev

Roman Vasilyev

Data Scientist at MegaFon

Sergey Melnikov

Sergey Melnikov

Chief Technical Officer for Corporate and Investment Banking at Raiffeisenbank

Stanislav Moiseev

Stanislav Moiseev

Team Leader of Big Data Algorithms Team, Huawei

Yang P. Liu

Yang P. Liu

Ph.D. Student at Stanford, 2018 ICPC Bronze Medalist

Bill Booth

Bill Booth

ICPC Competitive Learning Symposium Director

Mohamed Fouad

Mohamed Fouad

ACPC Executive Director & ICPC Director of Logistical Operations

Mikael Renstrom

Mikael Renstrom

ICPC Director of Guest Services

Mikhail Tikhomirov

Mikhail Tikhomirov

ICPC Coach at MIPT

Andrey Vorobyev

Andrey Vorobyev

Wireless Algorithm Chief Expert, Huawei

Dmitry Aksenov

Dmitry Aksenov

Chairman of the board RDI Digital and Viennacontemporary

Mike Golubev

Mike Golubev

AWS, Sr. Solutions Architect

Mikhail Dvorkin

Mikhail Dvorkin

ICPC World Finals Gold Medal Winner, Kotlin enthusiast

Roman Udovichenko

Roman Udovichenko

Yandex Self-Driving Cars, Head of Behavior Layer Team, ICPC 2013 Silver Medal