Video to celebrate CanCompEd Day 2014

Help us celebrate computing in Canada by submitting a video segment for inclusion in a national compilation to mark CanCompEd Day 2014.


The 2nd Annual CanCompEd (Canadian Computing Education) Day is Friday, February 21, 2014. Happily, the importance of computer science education is beginning to gain the world’s attention. Over 20 million people have done an Hour of Code and begun to learn to write computer code. Let’s share our Canadian perspective with the world!

Here’s how:

  • Create a short video segment (likely less than 30 seconds) that illustrates computing in Canada or encourages participation in CanCompEd Day. You may wish to look at the kick-off video for the Hour of Code, as well as many other video resources from for some additional inspiration.
    • please record in landscape orientation
    • file size should be less than 75Mb (please email if you cannot meet this requirement.)
  • Rename your video file using your email address as part of the name (but keep the file extension intact). For example, We will use this information to contact you about your submission.
  • Go to the website DROPitTOCanCompEd ( in order to upload your file (by February 18). Use the password “cancomped”.

We welcome submissions from everyone, and especially encourage students and teachers to take this on as a class project.

By submitting a video segment to in this way, you (as author or copyright owner) grant to the Canadian Association of Computer Science / Association d’Informatique Canadienne (CACS/AIC) a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual license to use your video segment, with appropriate attribution, as part of a compilation with other similar video segments and to distribute this video compilation on the internet and by any other means deemed appropriate. You represent that you have the right to grant the rights contained in this license. You also represent that your submission does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone’s copyright. You agree that your video submission may be converted to different formats, be edited for length, and have titles added for the purposes of attribution.

Creative Commons License
The final compilation video will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

We will be collecting videos from now until February 18. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about participating, please email