Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities

GITC 2021


Overview of GITC 2021

1. Title: Global IT Challenge 2021(GITC 2021)

2. Date: Preliminary round in June, IT Paralympiad in October

3. Venue

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    Local competition places in each participating country
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    Seoul(capital city of Republic of Korea), Glad Yeouido Hotel

4. Participants: 500 ~ 1,000 participants from 20 different countries

5. Host: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, LG

6. Organizer: GITC Organizing Committee, LG Electronics

7. Sponsor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNESCAP, Rehabilitation International, Community Chest of Korea

8. Main Programs: Opening Ceremony, Preliminary Round, IT Paralympiad, Award Ceremony

9. Mode of Operating Competition: Online-based competition through ‘Zoom’

Participants can take part in competitions, as follows

  • On-site participation in certain
    places prepared by each country
  • Off-site participation
    in a preferred place
  • mixed form of (1) and (2)
  • Rehabilitation International Korea, SongAm Bldg 5th FL, 134, Myengdal-ro, Seocho-Gu, Seoul, Korea (06656)
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