Registration Open For CodeSPRINT Event

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Persons in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector, specifically mobile app developers and technology entrepreneurs, can now register for the CodeSPRINT event, better known as the Hackaton Event.

Sponsored by the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries Inc., (BCSI) Secretariat in partnership with the University of West Indies (UWI) Consortium, the actual event will take place under the theme: Inspiring Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Barbados??? ICT Sector.

It will be held on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, in The UWI Postgraduate Building, Cave Hill Campus, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., both days.

Winners of Barbados CodeSPRINT will get the opportunity to participate in the regional PitchIT Challenge in Montego Bay, Jamaica, while other prizes include access to the BCSI Secretariat???s accelerator activities, as well as the BCSI???s Export Incubation Support Unit.

Interested persons are asked to email the BCSI???s Liana Welch at lwelch@bcsi.org.bb, and copy to Sophia Clarke at sclarke@bcsi.org.bb, or telephone the BCSI at 429-5357, for further information.

The CodeSPRINT event is part of the wider PitchIT Caribbean initiative in which the BCSI, who is the mobile innovation hub for Barbados, will be seeking to bring together persons from the pre-accelerator programme and external mobile app developers to create working prototypes.

theresa.blackman@barbados.gov.bb

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