Acer Sponsors the International Olympiad in Informatics 2022

Post competition, Acer will donate the laptops used to schools in Indonesia as part of the “Acer for Education” campaign

President of IOI, Benjamin Burton, speaks at the IOI 2022 opening ceremony
President of IOI, Benjamin Burton, speaks at the IOI 2022 opening ceremony

 

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA AND TAIPEI, TAIWAN (August 10, 2022) Acer Inc. is once again the Official Sponsor of the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) held this year in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from August 7-15, 2022. Acer is powering the competition by supplying laptop computers for all the on-site contestants to be used for designing algorithms and programming tasks.

 

Aspire laptops at the competition
Aspire laptops at the competition

 

With its longstanding mission of “Breaking Barriers between People and Technology,” Acer has sponsored the IOI since 2018 and has continued to show its strong belief in the value of providing quality education through technology and making it accessible to more people. As the Official Sponsor of IOI 2022, Acer Aspire 3 laptops were supplied for all on-site contestants. The 15-inch Aspire 3 model was selected for its dedicated numeric keypad, making it more practical for contestants to solve algorithms and conduct swift calculations.

 

After the competition, the Aspire 3 laptops will be donated to select schools as part of the “Acer for Education” campaign in Indonesia. Education is one of Acer’s primary focus areas and the company aims to provide the next generation with greater access to technology and education, in the hopes of paving a brighter future for the youth.

The International Olympiad in Informatics is one of several international science Olympiads held annually around the world. This year, more than 350 exceptional high school students from over 80 countries are competing in this prestigious informatics competition to sharpen their skills in problem analysis, designing of algorithms and data structures, programming, and testing.

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