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We held our first technical presentation competition at our Community Day Summit in 2016. The aim of this contest is to give students working on HPCC Systems related projects, an opportunity to showcase their achievements to a wide audience of HPCC Systems open source community members and LexisNexis Risk Solutions employees. This event is held at our annual HPCC Systems Community Day Summit and you can read all about what happened at last year's poster contest by reading our Fly on the Wall - 2019 Poster Contest Blog.

Our 2020 Poster Contest will be was held virtually this year, so it is going to look looked a little difference to our judges and students, but the outcome will look was just the same as always. We announced the results winners of our Best Poster Categories and Community Choice Award during our 200 HPCC Systems Community Day Summit. We also presented a new award Our Community Choice Award was new in 2020 and was presented to the student whose poster receives received the most votes from all our Community Day attendees. This award is called the 'Community Choice Award'.

Find out about our 2020 Judging Panel, the virtual judging process and experience the virtual poster booths displayed at Community Day,

About the Students

We had 13 entries into our 2020 Poster Contest, with students presenting from 4 continents; :

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America


  • South America


The students range ranged from high school right the way through to PhD level and there is also showcased projects covering a wide variety of topics covered by their work. The posters were displayed at our Community Day Summit which was a virtual event in 2020. Attendees were able to meet students at our Interactive Expo and visit their poster chat room to ask questions or comment on their work. Attendees also registered votes for our new Community Choice Award.