IZhO 2015 First Information Letter
The Republican Specialized Physics-Mathematics Secondary Boarding School for Gifted Students named after O.Zhautykov and the Republican Scientific-Practical Center “Daryn, supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of” Kazakhstan, is holding the ХI International Zhautykov Olympiad on Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science which is aimed to develop international relationship, promote the significance of scientific knowledge and improve cooperation and collaboration between physics-mathematics schools around the world.
The Olympiad is taking place on 11-17 January, 2015 in Almaty city, Kazakhstan.
Students and teachers from specialized physics-mathematics schools, lyceums, gymnasiums and other schools with specialized physics-mathematics classes of the Republic of Kazakhstan and overseas countries are invited to participate in the event. The Olympiad involves team competition. Each team should consist of no more than 7 participants: 3 participants in Mathematics, 2 participants in Physics and 2 participants in Computer Science and 1 or 2 team leaders (a teacher of Math, Physics and Computer Science). A team leader should be able to speak any of the three official languages of the Olympiad: Kazakh, Russian or English. Each contestant is allowed to do the tasks in his/her native language. A fewer number of participants in each team as well as participation of several school teams from one particular country is acceptable. The Organizing Committee of the Olympiad has a right to limit the number of school teams representing one country or city.
The results of the Olympiad are summed up in personal credit in each subject area and in team credit by total number of scores. The team’s rating is defined by individual results of the participants. The best school is awarded by diplomas and valuable presents.
The participation fee for each participant and group leader is $100. The Organizing Committee bears the team expenditure on food and accommodation during the Olympiad period in Almaty. Travel expenditure is due to a guest country.
We would ask you to send your application forms (pl. see the table attached) to the Organizing Committee not later than December 20, 2014 (in case you need a visa) and not later than December 25, 2014 (in case you do not need a visa).
Program of the Olympiad:
January 11 – arrival and registration of the participants
January 12 – 2 pm - arrival and registration
4 pm - Opening Ceremony
January 13 – 1-st Tour of the Olympiad
January 14 – 2-nd Tour of the Olympiad
January 15 – Coordination
January 16 – 4 p.m. Closing Ceremony
January 17 – departure
The Republic of Kazakhstan, 050040, Almaty, Bukhar Zhyrau 36, Republican Specialized Physics-Mathematics Secondary Boarding School for gifted students named after O.Zhautykov
Tel. +7-727-395-01-85, +7-727-395-01-83.
The school web-site: www.fizmat.kz
IZhO Organizing Committee
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