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Sattari on the Closing Ceremony of Global Computer Olympiad:

Information and communication technology will change the face of our world.

According to the information center of National Elites Foundation, Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology affairs, pointed out the wide role of information and communication technology in facilitation of processes of the modern world during the closing ceremony of the 29th global computer Olympiad, stating: information technology and computer sciences have been able to change the face of the modern world with facilitating the interactions and exchange of ideas between society members. This has led to passing the traditional boarders between nationalities, cultures and various scientific areas.

President of national elites foundation reminded the role of creative and expert youth of the country in development of knowledge boarders in this regard, adding: our young elites have had significant advancements in the area of computer sciences and information technology.

He also pointed out the considerable progress made by technological companies of Iran in the field of technology, asserting: currently, there are many active Iranian companies and startups in various information technology fields, including big data, cloud processing, artificial intelligence and internet.

The vice president for science and technology affairs regarded computer Olympiad as one of the key areas for better identification and education of young elites in the field of computer sciences and information technology. In this regard, sattari conveyed: our educational system significantly benefit from scientific Olympiads, and hosting the global computer Olympiad is way to compensate for our benefits.

According to Sattari, this Olympiad is the beginning of the long road of science and technology for young participants. He expressed his hope regarding the use of talents of young participants not only to make scientific and technological progress, but to create a peaceful tomorrow for all society members.

Rewarding the Winners of Olympiad in the Presence of the Vice President for Science and Technology Affairs

According to this report, the winners of computer Olympiad received their medals from Sattari during the closing ceremony, which was held at international conference hall of Tehran in the presence of Sattari and Parviz Karami, advisor to the vice president for science and technology affairs.  

Participants from 82 countries

The 29th global computer Olympiad was initiated in Tehran on July 28th 2017 and ended on August 2nd 3017 by determining the winners of the competition.

In total, participants came from 82 countries, and the work of 152 individuals was rewarded at the end.

The Islamic republic of Iran competed in this Olympiad with two teams. According to the scores of the competition, one member of the Iranian teams was able to obtain gold metal, whereas the others gained silver medals.


In this round of the competition, team of Japan was the first place winner with four medal golds, followed by China, that was the second place winner due to obtaining two gold and two silver medals, and Russia was ranked third in the competition. 

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