Try/CATCH

2016

Computing and Technology Conference for Her

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions


What is Try/CATCH?

Try/CATCH (Computing and Technology Conference for Her) is a half-day event organized specifically for all high school girls, with the objective of fostering curiosity about computing science and providing basic knowledge to serve as a foundation for more advanced skills. We hope to provide a positive learning experience for the participants, which will encourage them in their future endeavors in computing science and the field of technology


Is there a requirement for attending Try/Catch 2016? I don't have any experience in computing science, can I attend this event?

Yes. This event is designed to introduce you, a highschool girl, the relationship between computing science and engineering. Hence, no relevant experience is required.


How much does it cost to attend Try/CATCH?

This event is completely FREE! All the workshops, snacks, and refreshments are all free for you to enjoy your time. You will also be eligible to win prizes during the workshops and through a raffle at the end of the night.


I'm interested in attending Try/CATCH, how can I register?

Please register for Try/CATCH here. We will send you a confirmation email of your registration.


What should I do if I don't receive the confirmation email?

Please send us an email at wics@sfu.ca with the email address you used for registration. We will get back to you as soon as we can.


If my schedule changes and I am unable to make it to the event, what should I do?

Unfortunately, we are unable to change the date to accommodate everyone. However, please send us an email at wics@sfu.ca regarding your absence. We will do our best to provide any information you may like to acquire. Hopefully you can join us next year!


Can I bring my parents?

Yes. We will have a special Parents info session/company poster session for them at 3:30pm-4:30pm. Parents and teachers are also welcome to join the entire event. However, they are not eligible for prizes.


More questions? Please email us at wics@sfu.ca. We will answer your questions as soon as we can. Thank you!