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Our 2020 Poster Contest will be held virtually this year, so it is going to look a little difference to our judges and students, but the outcome will look the same. We will announce announced the results during our 200 HPCC Systems Community Day Summit on Monday 5th October 2020 between 2-3pm ET. Also on the day, we will be presenting . We also presented a new award to the student whose poster receives the most votes from all our Community Day attendees. This award is called the 'Community Choice Award'.

About the Students

We have had 13 entries into our 2020 Poster Contest, with students presenting from 4 continents; North America, South America, Asia and Europe. The students range from high school right the way through to PhD level and there is also a wide variety of topics covered by their work. The posters will be available on Community Day (Monday October 5th 2020) when you will also be were displayed at our Community Day Summit which was a virtual event in 2020. Attendees were able to meet the students at our Interactive Expo and visit the their poster chat room to ask questions or comment on their work. Once you have seen them all, you can then register your vote Attendees also registered votes for our new Community Choice Award.

The list of students entering this contest who entered our 2020 Poster Contest is shown below. Simply click on the poster title to view more details.


Awarded to the student whose poster project demonstrated the best contribution and use to our platform and open source community in the field of data analytics.

2020 Winner of the Best Poster - Data Analytics Award

Best Poster - Platform Enhancement

Awarded to the student whose poster project demonstrated the best direct contribution to the HPCC Systems platform in the form of a new feature or enhancement of great benefit to users of our open source platform.

2020 Winner of the Best Poster - Platform Enhancement

Best Poster - Use Case

Awarded to the student whose poster project demonstrated the best use case scenario of the HPCC Systems platform and provides a significant contribution to the HPCC Systems open source project and community.

2020 Winner of the Best Poster - Use Case Award

Community Choice

This was awarded for the first time in 2020. All Community Day attendees voted for their favourite poster contributing to an award that truly reflects the views of the HPCC Systems Open Source Community. Find out more about our Virtual Community Day Summit.

2020 Winner of the Community Choice Award