Events Calendar

Find what, when and where happens! If you live in Timisoara or visit the city, you'll have frequent opportunities to get in contact with its vibrant IT&C community life by attending one or other of the events scheduled around.

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Banat IT Map

Locate, find out on the spot info on IT&C companies. Navigate from one to another or zoom in and out to find where support organizations for ITC companies are positioned. Everything on a specialized Banat IT Map.

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Tech Communities

Informations and analysis regarding Timisoara's tech ecosystem and individual communities. Learn more about specialized technology knowledge circulated freely and shared within the numerous specialized tech communities.

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Get A Life! :)

Sport, nature protection, culture, art, traditions, cuisine, health, helping-others or combinations of them, are domains where many people from Banat meet, cooperate and work together to change things, mentalities and souls.

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Join us and the world for the 2017 Climathon, a climate change hackathon!

Banat IT is partnering with the Timiș Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, with ARIES Transilvania, EO ClimLab, BorosCons, SDAC Studio, Civil Engineering Department of Timisoara Politehnica University, Magnasci, Timisoara Startup Hub, in organizing October 27th, starting 6:00 PM a local event within the Climathon 2017, a climate change hackathon within a global network of similar events, bringing together people capable and willing to engage in generation of solutions addressing the climate change.

 

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Most of us admit that climate change is a continuous process changing the circumstances of our lives on a daily basis. As individuals and communities we tend to adapt to these changes, that are generally insidious. We usually ignore them. ending up being knocked down when they are accumulating or escape the envelope of the ”ordinary”.

Unfortunately, here in Timisoara it was just weeks ago when the nature came with an extraordinary manifestation of unleashed strength. The September 17th storm massively affected the city, and the life of several of our fellow  citizens in Timis County were abruptly terminated.

During the Timisoara 2017 Climathon we’ll try:

  • to analyse the multifactorial system of societal elements defining the city climate footprint
  • to generate ideas and explore technology and community based solutions that will permit us to
    • measure the evolution of this footprint,
    • collect, process, analyse, visualize, explain and disseminate relevant data to the community,
    • increase Timisoara citizens awareness about the effects of their individual decisions (even in terms of daily life-style, transportation, consum patterns, etc) are influencing on a wider scale the climatic status
  • to build a community of people ready to jointly act on longer terms on increasing our city’s contribution in preventing further negative climate evolution
  • to connect with similar groups sharing a pro-active attitude in the Climate-KIC worldwide network

Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector. It is one of the three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). EIT is an EU body whose mission is to create sustainable growth by addressing climate change mitigation and adaptation. It integrates education, entrepreneurship and innovation, resulting in connected, creative transformation of knowledge and ideas into economically viable products or services, offering means to mitigate climate change.

For more details about the event, and for registration visit Timisoara page on Climathon events website. Please consider that the number of participants isi limited to 25 and the deadline for registering for the event is October 25th. 

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Education in Focus – Coolest Projects Romania 2017!

afis coolest 2Banat IT is highly positioning programming education in its list of priorities. The way this translates in practice is definitely dominated by supporting the functioning of CoderDojo Romania Network.

In this respect, Banat IT is involved in organizing and running this May 13th, between 2 and 6 PM, at Iulius Mall Timișoara, Coolest Projects Romania, designed as an intermediary stage evaluation and exposure towards community event featuring projects developed by individual participants to CoderDojo activities or teams of ninjas.

With the participation of juries formed by local tech industry professionals, who are not involved in CoderDojo mentoring activities, the best projects out of the 100+ registered will be identified and rewarded from the following categories: Scratch, Websites, Game Development, Mobile Apps, Hardware, Design/Digital Art, Evolution (complex projects) and Algorithmics. Read more

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123ContactForm-led workshop inaugurates new Banat IT program to diffuse technology in local economy

Banat IT and Timisoara Startup Hub jointly initiate Chance2Enhance a program aiming to locally-developed techology diffusion in local companies through a first event to feature 123ContactForm tools.

One of the components of Banat IT’s mission is to build frameworks to facilitate interactions between local tech and non-tech sectors, in order to increase the usage of IT&C in the overall regional economy and the society at large, riding the global economic and technological trends.

123ContactForm opens Chance2EnhanceProbably there’s no need for significant effort to note that within Timisoara/Timis County/Banat economy there is a significant rift between the top industries, driven mostly by foreign investment (IT, telecom, automotive), and the traditional ones, resulted mostly through the transformation of the old, pre-’89, “communist businesses” or emerged as startups launched by local entrepreneurs. Furthermore, it is obvious that those more dynamic tech industries products and services are targeting almost exclusively foreign clients and markets and that even Romanian tech business owners are preferring to sell to and support the more predictable, educated, and obviously richer US or EU customers,  and not the local businesses, frequently operated in the same neighborhood. Read more

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Banat IT caută sponsori pentru participarea celei de a doua echipe de tineri programatori timișoreni la o competiție de tehnologie spațială

 

Începutul fiecărui an este o perioadă în care visăm, ne stabilim obiective personale,  formulăm tactici și angajamente spre a ne realiza scopurile. Avem apoi la dispoziție  aproape 365 zile pentru a munci din greu pentru a le îndeplini sau pentru… a uita de ele.

Dacă unul dintre obiectivele tale pentru anul 2017 este să fi mai implicat în comunitate, nu trebuie să cauți foarte mult! Poți să ni te alături pentru a susține o cauză educațională!

BanatIT lansează o strângere de fonduri pentru a ajuta a încă o echipă de liceeni din Timișoara să participe la marea finală a competiției Zero Robotics.teamZR

ZeroRobotics este o competiție de programare organizată de MIT, NASA & ESA unde participanții crează un cod pentru a controla dispozitivele SPHERE(Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites) micro-roboți aflați la bordul Stației Spațiale InternaționaleFinala Zero Robotics e un eveniment multi-locație, care va avea loc în 27 ianuarie, la Amsterdam, Boston și Sydney.

Echipa pe care vă invităm să o ajutați, Cassiopeia, de la Liceul de Informatică ”Grigore Moisil”, formată din Miruna Grigoraș, Cristina Cordun, Daniel Drondu, Sebastian Maleș și Emanuel Covaci, coordonați de către domnul profesor Mircea Lupșe-Turpan, tocmai a trecut de runda recalificărilor și are nevoie de o comunitate care să îi ajute să participe la centrul de cercetare ESTEC din Olanda.

Ei se vor alătura echipei calificate deja, heRObotics, cu membrii de la  Liceul Pedagogic ”Carmen Sylva”, Colegiul Național ”CD Loga”, Liceul Teoretic ”Jean Louis Calderon”, coordonați de doamna profesor Nușa Cojocaru, care vor participa la finala concursului desfășurată în Boston (SUA). Costurile lor care depășesc 6500 de dolari sunt acoperite de BRD – Group Societe Generale.

Inițiativa de sprijinire a echipei Cassiopeia se aliniază implicării constante a  Asocaiției Banat IT în educația tinerilor programatori prin coordonarea implementării conceptului CoderDojo în Zona Metropolitană Timișoara și promovarea lui în alte orașe din România. Patru din cei nouă membri ai echipelor timișorene calificate la finala ZeroRobotics sunt ”CoderDojo ninja”, cu performanțe deosebite în competiții de programare naționale și internaționale.

Puteți contribui cu orice sumă, individual sau ca firmă, pentru a acoperi o parte din cheltuielile de participare, apreciate la circa 3000 EUR. Detaliile bancare ale Asociației Banat IT pot fi găsite aici.  Vă rugăm să includeți mențiunea “donație Zero Robotics”.

Vă mulțumim pentru sprijin!

Pentru informații suplimentare puteți să ne contactați prin email la radu.ticiu@banatit.ro sau telefon la +40722691279!

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BanatIT calls for sponsorships to send second young programmers team to space tech competition

The beginning of each year finds us amidst a time of dreaming big, formulating personal resolutions, listing commitments and tactics to achieve our promises. We then have 36x days to really work on it or… to forget about it! 🙂 

If one of your goals for 2017 is to be more involved in the community, you don’t need to look too far. You can join us support educational causes, like this opportunity here waiting for you to check:

Banat IT launches a fundraising campaign for helping one more Timișoara high school kids team to attend the global finals of Zero Robotics.teamZR

Zero Robotics is a programming competition developed by MIT, NASA & ESA, where participating teams are building code to control SPHERES (Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites) micro-robots located high above, inside the International Space Station. Zero Robotics Finals will take place on January 27th as a distributed event with individual venues in Amsterdam, Boston, Sydney. Read more

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Startups, get accelerated with EU Katana!

Banat IT and Timisoara Startup Hub are constantly working to connect the tech entrepreneurial ecosystems across the Hungarian-Romanian-Serbian borders in the region. In this respect we are organizing with our partners, bilateral participation to meetup events, events exposing interesting startups, technologies and initiatives.

This November 11th, we’ll host in Timisoara Startup Hub an interesting event, the KATANA Info Day.

KATANA is a Business Accelerator funded by the European Commission within a project run by an international consortium including Banat IT & Timisoara Startup Hub partners Vojvodina ICT Cluster and BioSense, both from Novi Sad. KATANA is offering equity-free funding and business support services to European startups and SME cross-border/cross-sectoral consortia interested to develop innovative ICT-backed solutions for the agrifood of tomorrow. Read more

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Employee vs. Freelancer – in the light of the changes on the job market

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Between 4th – 5th of November, Ctrl-D is hosting the second edition of the event called “Carieră în Ctrl”, at Centrul Regional de Afaceri din Timisoara (CRAFT). The event targets the creative-digital community and embraces the topic of “Employee vs. Freelancer”, by debating the employee status, as well as the freelancer status, in the context of the changes on the job market and in the context of the economic, technologic and cultural changes.

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Online Marketing Workshop – how to identify the right context of a business

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Entrepreneurs, managers and online specialists from Timisoara have the opportunity to attend the first Online Marketing Workshop delivered by Ciprian Susanu, Managing Partner at Dare Digital. The workshop will take place on the 25th of October, at Hotel Timisoara. During the 4 hours of intensive training, the participants will get the useful insights, applied to the field they represent, in order for them to start their first online marketing campaign.

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Designer Internship

Designer

We know that things are not always #000000 and #ffffff, and we’d like you to be the designer that gives our team a drop of color.

Are you dying a little bit inside every time you see something not properly aligned, or do you see letters, faces, dolphins and unicorns where others see trees and clouds? If you are the type of person that refuses to believe that “good enough” is good enough, or if you always look for ways to rise above the current situation, and find innovative ways to solve problems. We are strating to think that you might be just the colleague we’re looking for.

So… what do you say? Would you like to speak Adobe together?

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Event Manager Internship

Event-Manager

Each team needs its leader and at Banat IT we are looking for event managers we can count on.

Do you often find yourself organizing your life into milestones, spending hours planning and re-planning a Friday night out and creating a colorful Gantt-chart to plan your holidays and setting time-based tasks for your friends and family? If it sounds like your life in a nutshell, if your personal life is planned to the nth degree and you need a brand new challenge, you should definitely come and join your forces with us.

They say that “Too few people on a project can’t solve the problems – too many create more problems and then they solve it.

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