The main organizer of 3rd European Junior Olympiad in Informatics Science Olympiad - EJOI 2019 in Maribor is Association for technical culture of Slovenia (ZOTKS). It is a non-governmental and non-profit organization with over 70-year-long tradition of working with young adult population in the fields of science and technology. ZOTKS main programme aims to encourage young people to develop their creative and innovative potential, especially in the field of science and technology. Young people are involved in scientific research of technical and natural sciences through various forms of activities, ZOTKS’ team is experienced in addressing and encouraging young people to engage in various activities and provide their innovative proposals of solution to various problems in the society. Every year the above-mentioned activities attract over 60.000 children and young people as well as 5.000 scientists, teachers, tutors, and other experts.
As a main organizer, ZOTKS coordinates all the organizational activities of the EJOI 2019. They are preparing the competition, organizing excursions, social events, providing and ensuring an accommodation and receptions for students and mentors. The professional part of the preparation of tasks is the responsibility of experts from four faculties: The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor, The Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies at the University of Primorska, The Faculty of Computer and Information Science and The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, both from University of Ljubljana.
The young students will compete at The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor.
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